Sandra Fastlicht

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INTRODUCTION Side effects observed in the occlusion and dental arches of patients using an oral appliance (OA) to treat snoring or sleep apnea for more than 5 years have not yet been investigated. METHODS Stone casts trimmed in centric occlusion before appliance placement and after an average of 7.4 +/- 2.2 years of OA use in 70 patients were compared(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE This study, by means of a mail survey, quantified the compliance with and side effects of the use of an oral appliance for more than five years in patients with snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. METHODS A questionnaire was mailed to 544 patients who used an oral appliance for the treatment of snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. RESULTS(More)
The aim of this study was to assess children in an orthodontic teaching clinic to determine the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) symptoms and craniofacial morphology. All parents were asked to complete a SDB questionnaire at the commencement of orthodontic therapy. A cephalometric analysis included face heights, hyoid position, soft(More)
Dentition in pre-Hispanic Mexican skulls has been examined in ancient Tenochtitlan--present-day Mexico City--and many different regions of the country, recently excavated. We have reached the conclusion that then, as now, there existed similar dental anomalies in number and position: the lack of certain teeth and the impaction of third molars and upper(More)