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A Look at Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition defined by a short cessation of breathing while you are asleep. Some signs include teeth with worn enamel and chronic pains within the jaw upon waking. What techniques may be used to effectively diagnose sleep apnea?

– An overnight sleep study is often used.

– A dentist may examine the condition of your teeth for changes that indicate sleep apnea.

– Pain within the jaw could also indicate sleep apnea.

“If your dentist suspects you may be suffering from sleep apnea, he or she can refer you to a sleep specialist”

A further discussion is found below:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/how-does-a-dentist-diagnose-sleep-apnea/