Why Aren’t Dentists Screening & Treating Sleep Apnea Patients?
Dentistry Gone Digital
AUGUST 1, 2022
By: Teresa Power DeNike, BS. Sleep is a severely overlooked area in dentistry. In 2017, the ADA recommended all dentists screen for sleep apnea (and treat or refer out). Yet only 70% of dentists screen for sleep apnea, and most lack confidence in performing accurate routine screenings.