Sleep Apnea

Will New Sleep Apnea Outreach Fairly Represent Oral Appliances?

Last week, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announced one of its subsidiaries was going to partner with ResMed to increase awareness about sleep apnea. Although this effort has the potential to dramatically improve people’s understanding of sleep apnea, we can’t help but wonder if the new outreach is going to […]

ADA Statement on Dentists Treating Sleep Apnea and Other SRBDs

Dentists Can Treat Sleep ApneaLate last year, the American Dental Association (ADA) put out a statement affirming that dentists do have a role in treating sleep-related breathing disorders like snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

The statement […]

Google’s Sleep Apnea Information Is Inaccurate

These days, as many people turn to Google for medical information as turn to their doctor, if not more. How unfortunate, then, that the search engine should so routinely put up such misleading information about sleep apnea. Google’s sidebar that shows up as part of the results when people search […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Improve Sex Life, Especially for Women

Sleep apnea may occur while we’re sleeping, but it can impact every aspect of our waking lives. This includes our sex lives. Sleep apnea can lead both to a loss of desire and to physical dysfunction. In the past, much of the attention has been put on [link id='1480' text='how sleep apnea […]

Most Seniors at Risk for Sleep Apnea, but More than 90% Are Untested

We know that most people with sleep apnea don’t know they have it. Overall, estimates of undiagnosed sleep apnea show that perhaps 80-90% of people with the condition don’t know they have it. Now a new study suggests that the rate of undiagnosed sleep apnea for seniors could be even […]

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