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Tracee S. Dahm, BSDH, MS

Tracee S. Dahm, BSDH, MS
Tracee S. Dahm, BSDH, MS, is an adjunct clinical instructor for the North Idaho College School of Dental Hygiene in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Tracee also works in private practice. Mrs. Dahm’s work has been published in several dental journals, magazines, websites, and a textbook. Her research interests include trends in dental hygiene and improving access to dental care for the underserved. She can be reached at tsdahm@nic.edu.

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep-related breathing disorders are becoming more well-understood by the medical and dental communities. Sleep apnea, one of multiple sleep-related breathing disorders, has been implicated as a risk factor for numerous systemic chronic diseases. Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans each year. An estimated 2-9% of the American population has one type of sleep apnea.1 With emerging research and continuing education...