Join the Fight Against Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A problem of epidemic proportions 

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

There is an epidemic affecting millions of Americans – and you can help them.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and other sleep-related breathing disorders are a widespread problem affecting 20-30% of Americans1. Many of these conditions can be life threatening if not treated, yet often go undiagnosed. Most people don’t even know they suffer from these conditions, or the very real dangers they live with. Good sleep is vital to health, yet millions are deprived of sleep, their sleep cycles interrupted by their body waking up to breathe.

An estimated 70 million suffer undiagnosed and unaware that their lives are in danger
As many as 1/3 of your patients are potential candidates for dental sleep therapy

You Can Help

Join Nexus, a nationwide network of dentists and physicians working together to raise awareness and save the lives of those affected by OSA and sleep-related breathing disorders. Nexus providers receive specialized training for screening and treatment of OSA and related conditions:

Medical Billing
Dentist-Physician Communication
Medical Records Management

What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

Dental Sleep Medicine is a therapeutic field that uses custom made oral appliances to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea and sleep related breathing disorders. Oral appliances, also called mandibular advancement devices, adjust the position of the mandible forward, which can reduce or eliminate airway obstruction. Dental sleep medicine is an alternative to CPAP and surgery.

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