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The oral cavity has been considered as the mirror of systemic health. Almost all diseases of the body are being manifested orally and the dentist plays a pivotal role in its diagnosis and early detection. Sleep related disorders are on the rise these days mainly attributed to the improper lifestyle changes making breathing difficult. Sleep apnea can have a multitude of complications and their management is by an interdisciplinary team of doctors including the role of dentists. This review article briefly highlights the different sleep disorders, and the importance of a dental surgeon in the diagnosis and its management.