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OrthoApnea presents two scientific studies at the 26th AADSM Annual Meeting in Boston

OrthoApnea presents two scientific studies at the 26th AADSM Annual Meeting in Boston

Recently, OrthoApnea had the opportunity to participate in the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), held in Boston from 2dn till 4th June At this occasion we witnessed educational programmes and conferences aimed at researchers, physicians, dentists and specialists who have been characterized by taking a deep insight in the use and use of mandibular advancement devices (MAD) in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSAS), as described in its final program that can…

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Experiences with anti snoring devices

Experiences with anti snoring devices

Experiences with Anti Snoring and Mandibular Advancement devices. Many of us snore and for most it is no problem. However for some snoring is a cause of poor sleep and possibly encourages/contributes to sleep apnea (breathing difficulty during sleep). It can also be a cause of tension within relationships. At Northway Dental Practice is offered one of the most effective treatments for snoring: the Mandibular Advancement Device (also called an anti-snoring appliance or snoring appliance). This works by positioning the lower jaw a…

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Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea: MAD as an alternative to CPAP

Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea: MAD as an alternative to CPAP

In clinical settings, many patients experience more severe OSA while asleep in the supine position than in the lateral position. 9,10 Individuals are defined as positional OSA (P-OSA) if their overall apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) is higher than 5 events/h, and the ratio of their lateral AHI to supine AHI is 0.5 or less. A substantial number of studies demonstrated that P-OSA is present in 50% to 60% of patients who undergo polysomnography. Furthermore, a few reports suggested that P-OSA patients responded better to MAD than patients with non-positional OSA…

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Hypersomnias: disturbances and sleep disorders

Hypersomnias: disturbances and sleep disorders

Under the category of hypersomnia are grouped diseases manifesting excessive daytime sleepiness as a unifying and common symptom. The subjects showed an inability to stay awake during the day and an uncontrollable tendency to sleep in any situation. Between the hypersomnias types we can find these disturbances and sleep disorders: –     Narcolepsy with cataplexy –     Narcolepsy without cataplexy –     Narcolepsy seconday –     Recurrent Hypersomnia –     Idiopathic hypersomnia –    …

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Thousands of Australians benefit from Orthoapnea

Thousands of Australians benefit from Orthoapnea

With over 15 years of experience, the commercial laboratory in Australia ”The Dental Solution” is the leading distributor of Orthoapnea in the Australian market. Australia noted for its excellent position in the international market within the medical technology and health’s sector. This fact is corroborated by the excellent scientific achievements in the field of sleep medicine. Thence, “The Dental Solution Australia” has dedicated his work among other things to the solution of sleep disorder problems. The commitment to innovation and…

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Bulgaria: screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers

Bulgaria: screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers

Dr Slavcho Slavchev, chairperson of the Sleep and Health Foundation, proposes introduction of screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers. In an interview with FOCUS News Agency Dr Slavchev said that the studies show that this disorder increases the risk of road accidents ten times. The world now pays better attention to this problem, Slavchev commented. In Bulgaria the sleep apnea has also listed in the regulation as a risk in the driving licence issuance, especially when it…

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