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Oral Appliance Therapy a Win for Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Published on Sep 04,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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Most think of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) as an adults-only disease; however, more and more children are being diagnosed with Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) and OSA. SDB affects an estimated 10% of adolescents (with some numbers reported reaching 15-20%) and is consistent with symptomology... Read More

A Patient Perspective of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Treatment Options

Published on Aug 26,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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Often times, patients enter a doctor or dentist’s office with one specific issue and find that they actually may be have undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA is a very dangerous condition to leave undiagnosed and untreated as there are many risks associated with it including Diabetes, Stroke... Read More

The Dangerous Link between untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Stroke

Published on Aug 19,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has been linked to several illnesses such as Diabetes, high blood pressure, and adult asthma. One of the most serious risks for those with OSA is an increased chance of stroke. According to The National Stroke Association, OSA causes high blood pressure and low oxygen levels... Read More

Why choose a MAD over a CPAP machine?

Published on Aug 11,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, sleep apnea affects nearly 22 million people. There are many treatment options, of them the most recommended are the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine and Mandibular Advancement Devises (MAD). CPAP machines utilize... Read More

Sleep Apnea & Snoring

Published on Feb 24,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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When 22 million people can’t sleep at night, here’s what they do. Every day, more and more people are turning to pills such as Ambien, Lunesta and Rozerem to try to get to sleep and stay asleep. They risk memory loss, next-day drowsiness, dependence and sleep-walking... Read More


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