What Is Sleep Apnea?

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Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes snoring and the cessation of breathing many times throughout the night. This happens when the tissues in the back of the throat block the airway, disrupting normal breathing and sleep.

This video addresses the issue of sleep apnea by talking with Shaquille O’Neal and his wife. She explains that his snoring at night tends to keep her awake. This is just one side effect of sleep apnea, watch the video to learn more about this condition and how it affects those around you and yourself.

At University Associates in Dentistry, we provide top-quality dental care to address sleep apnea and snoring. Find out more about how we can meet all of your  dental care needs in Chicago  by calling (312) 704-5511 today. 

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