Orofacial pain and sleep-disordered breathing are hardly novel health conditions. Both can significantly affect patients’ quality of life and have been recognized for decades, but in recent years the terms have begun cropping up in headlines with increased frequency. A new clinical center for pain and sleep at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry aims to fill a vital role for this patient population.
Sleep disorders are one of the most common health disorders in the U.S. It's important that we're doing everything we can to make sure our children, and ourselves, are getting the right amount of sleep each night.
Texas dental schools team up to create a standardized course for treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders
As the number of Americans with sleep-related breathing disorders continues to grow, so does the need for dentists to have access to continued training to best serve this patient population.