Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Time to Wake Up

Arali, Veena; Namineni, Srinivas; Sampath, Ch.
January 2012
International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry;Jan-Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p54
Academic Journal
Pediatric patients with well-controlled OSA present few difficulties for routine dental treatment. However, patients with untreated or undiagnosed OSA can present the dental practitioner with multiple issues and challenges. Dental professionals have a unique doctor-patient relationship that affords them a role in recognizing sleep disorders by exploring the history of patients who are sleepy. Aim: This paper is aimed at providing comprehensive review of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.


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