What are the Dental Impacts of Sleep Apnea?

While there is no doubt that sleep apnea is associated with difficulty when resting, there are additional oral consequences that can affect the teeth and gums. What are some common symptoms and why should you speak with your dentist as soon as possible?

– Bruxism (grinding your teeth) can eventually wear away layers of protective enamel.

– Issues such as pain in the jaw are also common.

– A lack of sleep can impact your overall health from a long-term point of view.

“Getting an official diagnosis is essential to receiving the right treatment that can help restore your quality of life.”

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