Sleep Apnea Blog

Facts About Sleep

  • 80% of sleep apnea cases are undiagnosed

  • Snoring is the most common symptom

  • CPAP therapy is not your only option

  • 20% of adults have OSA

Dr. Randal Silver DMD DASBA

Dr. Silver earned his degree in dentistry in 2004 from Nova Southeastern University.  After graduation, Dr. Silver spent three years providing dental services for the United States Air Force, where he completed an additional year of study in Advanced Education in General Dentistry.  Dr. Silver is passionate about helping patients improve their sleep health.  He is currently a diplomate of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, and several years ago he opened the practice, Sleep Matters, which is dedicated to changing lives through alternative OSA treatments, as set forth by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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How to treat obstructive sleep apnea

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