Gordon J.¬†Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, tells DentistryIQ’s audience about the link between¬†sleep apnea and periodontal disease.

When it comes to sleep apnea and periodontal disease, there is a clear relationship. The reason deals with salivary changes and the increased ability of microorganisms to colonize the mouth in patients with heavy mouth breathing. In this video, Dr. Christensen gives you the facts you need to know, including the prevalence of periodontal disease among OSA patients.