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Dental Phobias Answered with Sedation Dentistry

Published on Sep 30,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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There is a big difference between not looking forward to a dental visit and being deathly afraid of one. Patients with dental phobia experience unusually high or unreasonable fear of going to the dentist and it often keeps them out of the dentist’s chair leading to worsening of their dental and oral health... Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Solving Consistency Issues with Combination Therapy

Published on Sep 17,2016
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Dr. Pankaj P. Singh

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder where the muscles that support the soft tissues of the throat temporarily relax. When these muscles relax, the airway is narrowed or closed, and breathing is momentarily cut off, causing an apnea. Patients with OSA can have anywhere between... Read More

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


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