By Karen Wuertz, DDS, and Peter Vitruk, PhD Lingual Frenectomy and Significance of OMT Frenectomy utilizing scissors or a scalpel is associated with several drawbacks, such as intra-operative hemorrhage (which impedes the visibility of the surgical field and may ultimately […]Read Article
David P. Barr, DDS describes how an innovative device was combined with an oral appliance to manage a patient with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)Read Article
Solving this Patient’s Dilemma This is an interesting case where the patient was allergic to the silicone in the soft liner that is the interface of the CPAP mask to the face and also allergic to the neoprene straps of […]Read Article
by Daniel Klauer, DDS, DABCP, DABCDSM When evaluating patients with sleep disorders, it’s ok to be nosy. We have to be detectives, delving into the details of patients’ waking and sleeping hours. One of the most beneficial parts of my […]Read Article
by Ronald S. Prehn, ThM, DDS
Measuring progress helps the clinician and the patient guide therapy.
This case report offers a first look at the clinical performance of the MicrO2™ Sleep Apnea Device for the treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Seven of seven patients diagnosed with OSA were able to be successfully treated with the MicrO2 Sleep Apnea Device.Read Article