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March 25, 2012 News ClinicalMedical newsSleep disorders

If they be grindin’, maybe they ain’t sleepin’

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Sleep deprivation ratchets up the stress system, leaving you more susceptible to even relatively mild sources of strain. When University of Chicago researchers led by Eve Van Cauter deprived young, healthy people of a few hours of sleep for six

February 16, 2012 News Sleep apneaSleep disorders

An estimated 40 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea

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Dentists are filling classrooms across the US to learn more about their professional role in the screening and treatment of sleep apnea. Sleep Group Solutions, a pioneer in dental continuing education adds 2 new seminars with juggernaut dental lab, Glidewell Laboratory, to offer

December 17, 2011 News Sleep apneaSleep disorders

Snoring isn’t sexy – who knew?

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http://www.snoringisntsexy.com/ Dentistry’s role in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea is largely unknown by the public despite the fact that oral appliance therapy has been approved as first-line therapy for mild to moderate sleep apnea and in

December 16, 2011 News Sleep disorders

Associations between sleep-disordered breathing symptoms and facial and dental morphometry, assessed with screening examinations

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American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Volume 140, Issue 6 , Pages 762-770, December 2011 Introduction Chronic snoring is considered abnormal in a pediatric population. This disorder is often attributed to enlarged tonsils and adenoids, but multiple anatomic obstructions should