Comparison of Dental Side Effects between Two Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea - a pilot study

@inproceedings{Nemeczek2014ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of Dental Side Effects between Two Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea - a pilot study},
  author={Hans Nemeczek},
  year={2014}
}
Oral appliances (OAs) represent a widespread treatment modality for patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OAs exist in many designs, but it is unknown if there are differences in terms of side effects between the various types. The aim of this pilot study was therefore to evaluate two OA designs, one rigid type of appliance (OAR) and a more flexible one (OAF) regarding increased crowding of the lower front teeth. Six patients with a mean age of 58 years (3 men) who had… CONTINUE READING

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