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June 8, 2020 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgerySleep apnea

COVID-19 Increases Value of Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

by John Viviano, DDS, D, ABDSM

Viewpoint: Everyone knows that breathing is mandatory to sustain life, yet we rarely think about it, and often take it for granted! However, the current Flu Pandemic has certainly made us all too aware of its importance.Advertisement Obstructive Sleep Apnea

January 14, 2020 News News

Fatty Tongues Could be Main Driver of Sleep Apnea

by BBC

A sleep disorder that can leave people gasping for breath at night could be linked to the amount of fat on their tongues, a study suggests. When sleep apnea patients lost weight, it was the reduction in tongue fat that

June 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

Management of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea With Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery

by Mohamed-Nur Abdallah, BDS, MSc, PhD; Jordan Prince, BSc, DDS; Yasser Alali, DDS; Marco F. Caminiti, DDS, MEd, FRCD(C) (OMFS)

Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that causes patients to temporarily stop or decrease their breathing repeatedly during sleep. OSA has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality rates as well as decreased quality-of-life. Certain patients with

March 12, 2019 Feature General DentistryOral Health

Cone Beam Computed Tomography and Computer Controlled Mandibular Positioner in Conjunction with a Level III Sleep Study

by Dr. Michael Parchewsky, BSc (Hons), DMD, FAGD; Ross McKercher, BSc

A Systematic Approach to Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A workflow using SICAT and Zephyr Sleep Technologies: SICAT Air and the MATRx plus in Tandem Introduction: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent chronic disease seen by both doctors

November 6, 2018 News News

Mandibular Movement Monitoring May Help Improve Oral Sleep Apnea Devices

by Elsevier, Science Daily

While continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) continues to be the gold standard for treatment of sleep apnea, the cumbersome machines are often not well tolerated by patients. Because of this, less obtrusive oral appliances that thrust the jaw forward during

April 9, 2018 Video Sponsored Dental Video

Paid CEREC and Sleep Apnea Technology from Dentsply Sirona at PDC 2018

by Oral Health

Anthony Dinunzio with Dentsply Sirona discusses their line of CEREC technology, followed by Paul Cataford, Founder & CEO, Zephyr Sleep Technologies who outlines the benefits of MATRx Plus, technology to help with sleep apnea.

February 28, 2018 News Oral Health

FDA Clears Innovative Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Disorders

by Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine

Meridian PM cleared as solution for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea The Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine (CFDSM), a Houston-based company specializing in dental sleep medicine and sleep apnea treatment, announced that it has received FDA clearance on

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February 14, 2018 Feature

The Impact of Identifying Comorbid Conditions and Screening of Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders

by Sherif M. Elsaraj, DMD, MS; Mervyn Gornitsky, DDS, FRCD; Ana Miriam Velly, DDS, MS, PhD

Clinical Problem A 63-year-old female visited the dental clinic at the Jewish General Hospital with chief complaints of jaw pain, bilateral clicking, limited mouth opening, had migraine of 8 years duration, feeling fatigued and unrefreshed in the morning. The patient

September 6, 2017 News NewsOral Health

A New Approach to Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Dentsply Sirona and Zephyr Sleep Technologies Announce Strategic Partnership

by Dentsply Sirona

Sleep-related breathing disorders, which include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), affect as much as 20 percent of the North American population. Oral appliances are a well-known and often preferred treatment option for patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Oral appliances only treat

April 1, 2017 Product Spotlight

Completely Digital Workflow for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

by Dentsply Sirona

SICAT Air is the first 3D solution that enables analysis of the upper airways in 3D volume and illustrates the workflow of a splint-based treatment completely digitally. With this software, dental practitioners can quickly and easily order mandibular advancement splints

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthSleep apnea

Pre-orthodontic Intervention for Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing: A (R)evolutionary Solution to a Modern Problem

by Kevin Boyd; Marianna Evans

Malocclusion (HM) is a rising public health epidemic that is seen mainly within industrialized/industrializing cultures. To date, there is no published evidence that malocclusion had ever been a significantly observed human trait prior to the Industrial Revolution in Europe and

March 9, 2017 Feature General DentistryOral HealthSleep apnea

The Next Step in Sleep Dentistry: Is There Anything We Can Do for the Ones Who Don’t Have Apnea?

by Stasha Gominak, MD

Dentists have become involved in the treatment of sleep apnea for several reasons. An oral appliance is usually less uncomfortable than sleeping with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask, so dentists offer a welcome alternative for CPAP intolerant patients.

February 27, 2017 Product Spotlight

Orthophos SL Uses 3D I-X Low Dose Mode for Greater Results

by Dentsply Sirona

The ideal 3D solution for your practice now includes a new low dose function.  The 3D I-X mode offers diagnostic optimization for a large number of indications, is intuitively selectable for an efficient workflow and provides intelligent technical realization and

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygienePaediatric DentistrySleep apnea

Managing Sleep Apnea for the Pediatric Patient

by Susan Woodley, RDH and Lee Somerville, RDH, MS

Have you ever experienced listening to a grandparent, a parent or a spouse snoring so loud you couldn’t sleep? No matter how hard you tried to ignore it, that’s all you could focus on. Then suddenly, sweet silence! You breathe