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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - What it is

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition whereby a person experiences repeated blockage to breathing during sleep. The airway collapses or becomes blocked and this can severely affect the quality of sleep. 

Given the possible long term complications of obstructive sleep apnea, it is important for patients to follow-up with appropriate treatment once diagnosed.  The management of obstructive sleep apnea is multidisciplinary in nature, and may involve specialists from dental specialities such including oral and maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics, and medical specialties such as otolaryngology. 

Treatment for obstructive sleep apnea range from non-surgical options to surgical options.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Preparing for surgery

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Post-surgery care

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Other Information

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