What took so long! David Gergen CDT and Brock Rondeau DDS have teamed up to engage teach and inspire the OSA dentists who have an interest in pediatrics. Add to that the promotional element provided by ProPlayer Health Alliance speakers NFL Hall of Famer and 9 time pro bowler Mike Haynes, 5 time pro bowlers Roy Green and 4 time pro bowler Derek Kennard with Mark … [Read more...] about Dental Industry Legends David Gergen, Brock Rondeau and PRoPlayer Health Alliance announce a Pediatric Sleep Apnea Symposium
Somsak Sittitavornwong, DDS, DMD, MS Peter D. Waite, MPH, DDS, MD Alan M. Shih, PhD Gary C. Cheng, PhD Roy Koomullil, PhD Yasushi Ito, PhD Joel K. Cure, MD Susan M. Harding, MD Mark Litaker, PhD Purpose This study evaluated the soft tissue change of the upper airway after maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) using computational fluid dynamics. Materials and Methods Eight … [Read more...] about Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis of the Posterior Airway Space After Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
David Gergen President of Gergen’s Orthodontics has developed a new sleep apnea oral appliance design.”Fit and Finish are key to success with a Custom oral appliance” says David Gergen, “the appliance needs to SNAP into place with no adjustments”. SNAP FIT TELESCOPIC HERBST APPLIANCE is a hybrid appliance of the Acrylic Herbst Appliance. The biggest difference between the two … [Read more...] about SnapFit Telescopic Herbst Appliance, a Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab Exclusive
Children who have their adenoids surgically removed do not get fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis and colds, finds research published online in the British Medical Journal. Upper respiratory tract infections are extremely common in children and many of them are referred for ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery. Indeed, having adenoids taken out … [Read more...] about Pediatric Adenoid Surgeries do not reduce respiratory infections as previously believed
Marcus CL, Moore RH, Rosen CL, Giordani B, Garetz SL, Taylor HG, Mitchell RB, Amin R, Katz ES, Arens R, Paruthi S, Muzumdar H, Gozal D, Thomas NH, Ware J, Beebe D, Snyder K, Elden L, Sprecher RC, Willging P, Jones D, Bent JP, Hoban T, Chervin RD, Ellenberg SS, Redline S; Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Trial (CHAT). Collaborators (34) Source Department of Pediatrics, Sleep Center, … [Read more...] about A randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea.