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Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021
Article Page : 23-26
Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the patient’s throat muscles intermittently relax and block the airway during sleep, the initial sign of the OSA is snoring or sometimes it may be asymptomatic in the 1st stage of its clinical course. Although, OSA is related to sleep and respiration, but it’s non-surgical as well as surgical management can also be done in dental practice apart from the medical and surgical management, and lifestyle modification. And so, in this article, we are going to study about the obstructive sleep apnea and its management along with its clinical features, classification, complication and also the role of the dentist in OSA.
Keywords: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
How to cite : Sheoran L , Kumar P , Roy A S, Sadiq N U, Manzoor Z , Obstructive sleep apnea: A comprehensive review. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2021;7(1):23-26
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