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May 4, 2022 News NewsOral HealthOverall HealthSleep apneaSleep disorders

Medit and Panthera Dental Announce the Creation of a Fully Integrated Digital Workflow for the Provision of Dental Sleep Devices.

by Panthera Dental

Dentists using Medit’s intraoral scanning technology can now provide high quality treatments for patients suffering from snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in just a few clicks, following the addition of new functionality. For the first time, Medit users have

August 27, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneOral HealthOverall HealthSleep disorders

Assessing Tethered Oral Tissues and Understanding Their Role in Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

by Kari Slade RDH

The world of healthcare is ever evolving, and as science continues to discover the intricate network of systemic health, the focus becomes more holistic or whole body focused. Connective tissues or fascia have been a long-overlooked system of the body

Sleep Apnea
March 17, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneOverall HealthSleep apneaSleep disorders

Sleep Apnea: a NOT-so-Silent Killer

by Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH President of rdhu

What dental hygienists need to know to help save lives Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder characterized by upper airway collapse during sleep. OSA is one of the most prevalent sleep disorders and is potentially fatal, affecting approximately 4-9%

March 25, 2012 News ClinicalMedical newsSleep disorders

If they be grindin’, maybe they ain’t sleepin’

by ken

Sleep deprivation ratchets up the stress system, leaving you more susceptible to even relatively mild sources of strain. When University of Chicago researchers led by Eve Van Cauter deprived young, healthy people of a few hours of sleep for six

February 16, 2012 News Sleep apneaSleep disorders

An estimated 40 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea

by ken

Dentists are filling classrooms across the US to learn more about their professional role in the screening and treatment of sleep apnea. Sleep Group Solutions, a pioneer in dental continuing education adds 2 new seminars with juggernaut dental lab, Glidewell Laboratory, to offer

December 17, 2011 News Sleep apneaSleep disorders

Snoring isn’t sexy – who knew?

by ken

http://www.snoringisntsexy.com/ Dentistry’s role in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea is largely unknown by the public despite the fact that oral appliance therapy has been approved as first-line therapy for mild to moderate sleep apnea and in

December 16, 2011 News Sleep disorders

Associations between sleep-disordered breathing symptoms and facial and dental morphometry, assessed with screening examinations

by ken

American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Volume 140, Issue 6 , Pages 762-770, December 2011 Introduction Chronic snoring is considered abnormal in a pediatric population. This disorder is often attributed to enlarged tonsils and adenoids, but multiple anatomic obstructions should