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This Is Why You Should Talk To Your Dentist About Sleep Apnea.

Sleep apnea is a common ailment in America with over 22 million Americans suffering from this problem. If you have trouble sleeping you might have thought about going to see a sleep apnea specialist, and while this is a good idea many people do not know that their local dentist should be the first person they should call. In fact, most of the time, a dentist can resolve your sleep apnea in office. Solutions such as changing sleep habits and fitting you with oral appliances can all be done by your local dentist.
Sleep positions have a great impact on the quality of your sleep. As you are sleeping your muscles and soft tissue relax. When this happens, your tongue can obstruct your airway and disrupt your sleep. Simply rolling to one’s side can decrease your sleep disorder and offer a more restful sleep, because your tongue will not fall back into your airway as easily and obstruct it. If you are having trouble sleeping or you wake up throughout the night, then changing your position m…

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