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Posted on November 11, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

Are There Alternatives to a Tonsillectomy for Pediatric OSA?

For many pediatricians, a Tonsillectomy and Adenectomy is the first line of treatment for a child with obstructive sleep apnea. But is it always a necessary treatment? ...

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Posted on January 05, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

Can My Child Do Telemedicine for Sleep Problems?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents have learned to love telemedicine.  Telemedicine keeps kids out of offices where they might catch a virus, i...

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Posted on November 11, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

Do Children Tolerate CPAP and BiPAP therapies for OSA?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can cause big problems for kids.  When kids aren't breathing well during sleep, they lose energy. They fall behind academically. Their be...

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Posted on March 01, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

Do Migraines and Sleep Problems Go Together for Kids and Teens?

A study recently published in Pediatric Neurology recently explored connections between migraines and sleep disturbances in children and teens.   In an articl...

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Posted on November 11, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

Posted on June 22, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening is Especially Important for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

While all patients should receive regular screenings for obstructive sleep apnea, these screenings are especially important...

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Posted on January 05, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

Teens Can’t Get to Sleep? VR Could Help!

Does your teenager wake up tired?  Do they complain that they have trouble falling asleep because they can’t stop thinking? Have you tried every home remedy you can fi...

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Posted on March 01, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

Why Can’t My Kid Fall Asleep? 3 Reasons Falling Asleep Might Be Hard For Your Child.

Before you can get a good night’s sleep, you have to fall asleep.  And for some kids, falling asleep is a hard thing to do.