Updates in oral appliance therapy for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea

  title={Updates in oral appliance therapy for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea},
  author={H. Chen and A. Lowe},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  • H. Chen, A. Lowe
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Sleep and Breathing
  • BackgroundObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is increasingly being recognized by the public due to its life-threatening and low curability rate nature. Oral appliances (OAs) were introduced as a treatment option for both non-apneic snoring and OSA to maintain the patency of the upper airway during sleep by repositioning the mandible, tongue, and soft palate.ResultsOver the past decade, OAs are enthusiastically studied and concluded as a simple, silent, bed partner-friendly, less invasive, tolerable… CONTINUE READING
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