Caring for Face Pain and Sleep Apnea
Rich Hirschinger, DDS, MBA
Diplomate American Board of Orofacial Pain
9615 Brighton Way, Suite 323
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
888.981.8981
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Signs of Sleep Apnea

Tongue scalloping is a sign of sleep apnea. Scalloping of the tongue is caused by one of two things. It caused by the involuntary action of pushing the tongue forward as a means of opening the airway. It is always caused by clenching of the teeth.

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