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The Utility of the Elbow Sign in the Diagnosis of OSA

Posted in Sleep Apnea Studies on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 by admin

Is this the future of triaging patients for potential OSA? This has been a long-standing process by partners of people who snore or in some cases stop breathing. Who knew we were helping to lead a medical advancement? All I was trying to do was get a good night’s sleep. A small clinical observation reported by co-author Mark Fenton, MD, of ...

Oral Appliance Therapy Guideline Released

Posted in General on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 by admin

The Guideline, jointly issued by the AADSM and AASM, is great news for both patients who are CPAP intolerant, and dentists who deliver Dental Sleep Medicine. This Guideline is great news for patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) as it endorses a more collaborative approach between the dental and medical communities. The Guideline specifically supports a qualified dentist fabricating a custom, titrate-able device, once a sleep physician prescribes an oral ...

Six Tricks to Help You Stop Snoring

Posted in Sleep Apnea Studies on Monday, July 20th, 2015 by admin

Help may be available for the 37 million Americans who snore (and their partners), thanks to a new therapy. The treatment is called oral myofunctional therapy. The treatment employs a series of exercises to strengthen the tongue and soft palate. Exercises are particularly beneficial for individuals with mild to moderate snoring who do not have sleep apnea. Studies show these exercises may reduce ...

These students earned high school diplomas the hard way

Posted in News on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 by admin

These students earned high school diplomas the hard way. There's no easy path toward a high school diploma, particularly not in a year when you're grieving the loss of a parent. Check out this story on

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine 24th Annual Meeting

Posted in News on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 by admin

Dr. Bogrow is attending the AADSM 24th Annual Meeting from Thursday, June 4 - Saturday, June, 6, 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.  More info at

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