The prevalence of respiratory disorders during sleep (SDB) is high (around 7-10% for snoring and between 1-3% for sleep apnea). The objective of this review is to highlight risk factors favoring the presence of SDB with special emphasis to obesity, nasal obstruction, and alterations in maxillo-facial development.
The importance of habits and the age of presentation of the parting.
(Rev Esp Ortod. 2012;42(3):136-141)