Sleep Apnea vs. Open Airways

Anyone can experience the negative effects of sleep apnea. Click on the images below to see the difference between patients with obstructive sleep apnea and those with unobstructed airway passages.

Sleep Apnea Risk Factors

Some of the known risk factors for sleep apnea include:

  • Being overweight
  • Being male
  • Being more than 40 years old
  • Large neck size
  • Large tongue or small jaw bone
  • Large tonsils
  • Family history
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Nasal obstruction


About Us

The power of a beautiful smile can transform a person’s life. The stories of hope and transformation inspire Dr. Cho and our team to strive for perfection at our Cosmetic Dentistry in Orange County. Become the person you’ve always dreamt of being – vibrant, confident, and happy.

Contact Us

Dr. Claire Cho
2 Mareblu Lane, Suite 200
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
New Patients : 949-347-5511 (949) 347-5511
Current Patients: (949) 831-8826
Fax: (949) 831-8592

Office Hours

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: By Appointment Only
Saturday and Sunday: By Appointment Only