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Diagram of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

 This is part 2 of Dr. Glenn Clark’s lecture on Sleep Breathing Disorders for Dental Residents of the online  Master of Science in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine program at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.

Although the field of sleep disorders is relatively new, new scientific discoveries are helping dentists better understand the role the tongue and the jaw play in causing sleep disordered breathing and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

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