dental sleep medicine

dental sleep medicine
Spotlight on SHMAC: Nurses could help sleep disorder patients “connect the dots”
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

We recently connected with ASAA Sleep Health Medical Advisory Council member, Robyn Woidtke, MSN, RN, RPSGT, CCSH* and Principal at RVW Clinical Consulting, to chat about the value that nurses can bring to sleep health patients and the sleep medicine community at large.

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You don’t have to use CPAP to be A.W.A.K.E.
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Take a look at the acronym that defines our sleep health support programs. Notice there’s no mention of sleep apnea?

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If you grind your teeth at night, you might have sleep apnea
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

A dentist is equipped to identify two problems that present as risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea: sleep bruxism (a night time grinding of the teeth of clenching of the jaws) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux or heartburn. Fortunately, treating undiagnosed sleep apnea can provide relief for these other sleep-related problems.

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