Editor’s intro: Craig Pickerill discusses how high resolution oximetry can be a cost-effective and minimally invasive screening method for sleep-related breathing disorders. by Craig Pickerill Educational aims & objectives Dental Sleep Practice subscribers can answer the CE questions by taking the quiz to earn 2 hours of CE from reading this article. Correctly answ … [Read more...]
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Dental Sleep Practice is THE Sleep Apnea publication for Dentists – encompassing everything they need to know to properly treat this condition. Get the latest information for this rapidly growing area of health. Dental Sleep Practice is aiming to be the leading magazine for dentists and dental professionals dedicated to the treatment of sleep apnea disorders. Each helpful issue includes timely information and clinical articles from health experts and industry leaders on the diagnosis & treatment options for sleep apnea.
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Editor’s Intro: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): Dentists play a pivotal role in successful treatment. by Allen J. Moses, DDS; Elizabeth T. Kalliath, DMD; and Gloria Pacini, RDH Educational aims The physiology of respiration has a direct effect on every body system. The airway therapy provided by dentists enables respiration to return to homeostasis, so the providing den … [Read more...]
The Tools that Make a Difference for the Practitioner and the Patient by Stephen D. Poss, DDS Educational aims The purpose of this article is to review the tools helpful in evaluating and treating OSA – with a special emphasis on intraoral scanning. Expected outcomes Dental Sleep Practice subscribers can answer the CE questions by taking this quiz to earn 2 hours of CE f … [Read more...]
by Cara Riek, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, IBCLC, DABLS and Peter Vitruk, PhD, MInstP, CPhys, DABLS Educational aims This article addresses the control over (1) the Depth of Incision, and (2) the Depth of Coagulation / Hemostasis during a CO2 laser frenectomy, and (3) illustrates these concepts through a Case Study: the revision of a tongue tie that was previously released with … [Read more...]
By Allen J. Moses, DDS, Elizabeth T. Kalliath, DMD, and Gloria Pacini, RDH Educational aims This article intends to present human evolutionary development in a different way to engender a better understanding of why humans are the way they are, to challenge the validity and rationales of some established treatment methods and perhaps shed light other more comfortable, … [Read more...]
You are probably paying close attention to how your patients breathe during sleep, but have you been curious about how they breathe during the day? … [Read more...]
A perfect, unobstructed, smooth-flowing, and properly functioning airway would be my wish for everyone. My second wish would be to treat the “root cause” of the compromised airflow, whether it be orthodontic expansion, surgically facilitated orthodontic treatment (SFOT), mandibular advancement surgery, rhinoplasty and sinus reconstruction, or maybe just eliminating allergens and … [Read more...]
Importance of better screening, more efficient clinical workflow and patient selection in dental sleep medicine Today, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 30 million patients suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in the US alone. And unfortunately, about 80% of these patients remain undiagnosed, despite all the efforts and advancements in raising … [Read more...]