Effects and adverse events of a dental appliance for treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea.

@article{Tegelberg1999EffectsAA,
  title={Effects and adverse events of a dental appliance for treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea.},
  author={{\AA}ke Tegelberg and Bo Wilhelmsson and Marie-Louise Walker-Engstr{\"o}m and Margareta Ringqvist and Lars Henrik Harald Andersson and Leonard Krekmanov and Ivar Ringqvist},
  journal={Swedish dental journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          117-26
        }
}
In a prospective study, 95 patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) were randomised to receive either surgical treatment, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, (4-6 patients) or treatment with a nocturnal dental appliance for mandibular advancement (49 patients). Of the 49 dental appliance patients, 37 completed the 12-month follow-up. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects and adverse events of dental appliance treatment from a one-year perspective. Somnography was… CONTINUE READING

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