Enlarged Tonsils and Tongue
Enlarged tonsils and an oversized tongue may be causing sleep apnea. And the best person to be able to tell you if have these conditions is your dentist. Dentists spend more time staring into your mouth than most health providers and these conditions are easy to identify.
While dentists aren’t able to provide a definitive diagnosis of sleep apnea, most are trained to spot conditions that can lead to it and may be able to recommend a sleep specialist. At the very least, they can alert you to the risk factors and suggest that you get tested.