Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Dental Did You Know: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Periodontal Disease

77-79% of patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) have periodontal (gum) disease.

Source: Olmos S, Future of Dentistry (Part 3), Oral Health, October 2011, Vol 101, No 13, pg 104.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100