A dentist is primarily concerned with the health of your teeth and gums, but there are some surprising health concerns and conditions that he or she can treat in their office. Consider a few of those conditions, why they're so dangerous and should be addressed, and how a dentist can treat them. 1. Snoring and sleep apnea Sleep apnea refers to a temporary cessation of breathing during sleep. When this happens a person will usually wake up just long enough to get breathing again, and in many cases may not even realize their sleep has been disturbed.
30 December 2014