The Link Between Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Strategies for recognizing and managing sleep apnea in the dental setting.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the link between orofacial myofunctional disorder and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
- Identify the dental hygienist’s role in detecting sleep-disordered breathing and OSA.
- List available treatment options for OSA.
This course was issued in January 2022 and expires January 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.