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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 January 21, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

Could Secondhand Smoke Make Your Child’s Sleep Apnea Worse?

Is your child exposed to second-hand smoke at home or in the homes of other caregivers?  If your child is already suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), exposu...

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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 March 26, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

FDA Approves New CPAP-Alternatives for People with OSA

As more Americans get screened, diagnosed, and treated for OSA, more alternatives to CPAP therapy are coming on the market.  This is a huge benefit since many people f...

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Posted on November 11, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

How Has Covid-19 affected American Sleep, and What Can Dentists Do to Help?

The last few months of shutdowns and virtual work have been hard for most Americans, but there has to be a silver lining, right? Shouldn’t people at least be getting more s...

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Posted on March 26, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

Need to Get More Exercise? Treat the Sleep Issue First.

When you have obstructive sleep apnea, you get used to everyone telling you to exercise.  Reducing body fat can improve OSA.  OSA causes cardiovascular problems –...

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Posted on January 06, 2020

Meghna Dassani DMD

Researchers Find Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cancer for Adult Women

A recent study by researchers in Europe found that women with obstructive sleep apnea(OSA ) have an in...

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Posted on March 01, 2021

Meghna Dassani DMD

Sleep Apnea Treatment Could Improve Flu Outcomes

The American Journal of Managed Care recently reported on a new study Continue Reading

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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Meghna Dassani DMD

Who is a Good Candidate for Oral Appliance Therapy for OSA?

Many people try CPAP therapy when they’re first diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).  If they have trouble using the CPAP, then they become candidates for ora...

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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.