The first line of therapy in the management of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is to establish healthy “Lifestyle Choices” and “Sleep Hygiene”. Lifestyle choices that influence Snoring and OSA are; weight, fitness, alcohol, smoking and medication. Sleep hygiene refers to the sleep environment including factors such as ambient noise and light levels. However, when … [Read more...] about Dental Management of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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ASBA attendee brochure The American Sleep & Breathing Academy (ASBA) has announced “Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Professionals.” The conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 1-3, 2014. With its multidisciplinary approach to sleep medicine education, this conference will be the first of its kind. The event will be geared toward physicians, … [Read more...] about Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Professionals
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
Abdelrahman TE, Takahashi K, Tamura K, Nakao K, Hassanein KM, Alsuity A, Maher H, Bessho K. Source Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to compare the outcome of different modalities of orthognathic surgery to correct class … [Read more...] about Impact of different surgery modalities to correct class III jaw deformities on the pharyngeal airway space.
The Scottsdale Study Club will host a continuium for dentists that are interested in adding sleep disorder treatment to their practice. The series will allow the Dr to evaluate and treat patients using a medical model. The initial class will allow the Dr and their staff to properly evaluate patients for evaluation and management guidelines to fit the treatment codes to the … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Study Club September and October Dates