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Women with a BMI over 30 who have Type II diabetes have a whopping 89% chance of having obstructive sleep apnea. These women may even be young and not fit the typical profile of sleep apnea patients, which skews toward males over 50. Because of this, sleep apnea is often not tested and the patient […]

Hey! Can I have your number?

What’s an AHI and why does it matter? AHI stands for Apnea Hypopnea Index is a measure of the severity of your sleep apnea. Apneas (e.g. no breath) are periods of 10 seconds or longer where you are trying to breathe but your airway is blocked and there is no airflow. When you are asleep, […]

Doc? Is that your dental school transcript?

That’s a lot of letters to have after someone’s name. But what are they? First, let me assure you these are not my dental school grades… So, let’s break this down so you have a better understanding of who is treating your sleep apnea and their qualifications to do so. DDS – Doctor of Dental […]