Despite the fact that orthodontic training programs have been teaching about growth and development ever since the beginning of the profession and the relationship between breathing behavior and facial growth has …Read Article
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by Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS In recent years, dental devices have taken an increasingly important role in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Increasing evidence suggests that …Read Article
As the subspecialty of dental sleep medicine has evolved and matured, reasonable concerns have been voiced regarding potential undesirable results from doing mandibular advancement during sleep as a long-term treatment …Read Article
Every sleep dentist has patients who include chronic nasal congestion and/or post nasal drip on their list of complaints. More often than not, the patient suffers from chronic rhinitis. This …Read Article
Dentists are in a unique management position with respect to the treatment of OSAS because they can provide primary care via the prescription of intra-oral appliances in cases of mild …Read Article
What percentage of patients that you have fit with an anterior mandibular positioning device return complaining of jaw and/or face pain? One study reports the incidence as high as 40% …Read Article