Few people would argue the need for a good night’s sleep and how important it is to overall health and wellness. But there is a very serious condition that can rob us of that rest and regeneration that we are supposed to be getting while we sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea, while a very common sleep disorder, it is also a very serious sleep disorder that causes a person to cease breathing during deep sleep. The affects sleep apnea has on the body can be very serious. Kopp Dental and Associates in the Chicago area takes a closes look at these and how treating obstructive sleep apnea can help.