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Is Sleep Apnea Hereditary?

A man sleeping alone in his bed and snoring.

Sleep apnea is a disorder that results in breathing pauses while you sleep. Surprisingly, your dentist can help with breathing issues like sleep apnea.  Several factors can increase your risk of developing sleep apnea. While central sleep apnea is not inherited, obstructive sleep apnea is hereditary.  What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea presents with interrupted […]

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Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Middle-aged man waking up in the middle of the night because of sleep apnea.

Many people don’t necessarily associate sleeping well with dentistry, but dentists can be essential to determine if you have sleep apnea. You may have heard of sleep apnea before, but you may not be entirely sure what it is or whether you have it. Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that may affect not […]

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Can You Have Sleep Apnea Without Snoring

a woman lies on her back sleeping with her mouth open. there is a graphic overlay demonstrating sleep apnea breathing patterns on her face, with arrows pointing in and down towards her throat

Identifying Sleep Apnea Getting a good night’s sleep is essential. But when sleep apnea affects your rest, you can experience uncomfortable, challenging symptoms. About 858,900 Canadian adults have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, and more than 1 in 4 adults have reported symptoms or risk factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea. While most people might […]

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Did you know that 1 in 4 people suffer from Sleep Apnea? It is an under-diagnosed medical issue (80% of people with sleep apnea are undiagnosed) that can have a lot of medical consequences if left untreated.  It is more than just snoring or not having a good night’s sleep…although those can be signs of Obstructive […]

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