Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a debilitating disease resulting in greater loss of life expectancy (LLE) and diminished quality of life (QOL) affecting anywhere from 3% to 7% of the US population1. The prevalence of OSA is higher in some subpopulations such as obese adults2. Comorbidities include cardiovascular disease, renal disease, diabetes, depression, and motor...Read More
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This blog is dedicated to increasing awareness of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and stressing the importance of proper breathing and proper sleeping. OSA is a medical problem with an orthodontic solution.
About Dr. Q
Dr. Quintero is an orthodontist in private practice in South Miami, Fl. He received his DMD degree from the University of Pittsburgh and degree in Orthodontics and a Master’s of Science in Oral Biology from the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Quintero holds faculty positions at The L.D. Pankey Institute and Miami Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Baptist Hospital Foundation and is past president of the South Florida Academy of Orthodontists. His academic interests include applications of 3D craniofacial imaging and airways in orthodontics.