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June 12, 2018

Highlights of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Annual Meeting, Baltimore, USA June 2018

June 20, 2017

In this video Dr Harry Ball and Sleep Physician Dr David Cunnington discuss 'boil and bite' devices verse custom made oral appliances.

Dr David Cunnington is a Harvard trained sleep and respiratory physician with great expertise and experience in oral appliances. He wil...

May 22, 2017

It is estimated that dentists see 3 to 4 patients a day who have problems with snoring or obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). 

Most of these patients will benefit greatly from an oral appliance, however providing this form of treatment is different from any other form of de...

May 1, 2017

There is a large array of oral appliances on the market today with
over 85 different designs coming from various companies. There are
also two oral appliance companies publicly listed on the Australian
stock exchange, both with large resources. These companies make
uns...

April 18, 2017

Many dentists are missing, and not treating an extremely common disorder affecting a large number of their patients.

It is estimated that dentists see 3 - 4 patients a day who have either undiagnosed OSA (obstructive sleep apnoea), or have already been diagnosed and not...

Oral appliances are a proven, effective treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), a medical disorder with significant morbidity and increased mortality rate.
 
Following diagnosis of OSA and recommendation of an oral appliance by a medical specialist, s...

November 2, 2016

CPAP is the most commonly offered treatment, and while it is effective, of great concern to clinicians is how few people are able, or willing, to use it.  

A large percentage of the patients who can’t, or won’t use CPAP do not then access any other treatment for their O...

October 17, 2016

There are probably more controversial areas in dental sleep medicine than any other field of dentistry, with dentists using methods and techniques which are not regarded as standard practice in the field.

While these dentists might say they are backed by scientific ev...

August 22, 2016

With so many people searching for a remedy, and so many claiming to have the answer, people are often left frustrated and disappointed. I define “best treatment” as one that is scientifically proven to be effective, comfortable and cost effective.

I also want to be cl...

June 7, 2016

Based on recent studies, MAS is now a main treatment even for the moderate to severe forms of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

A recent study(1) demonstrates that health outcomes in patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep OSA were similar after treatment wit...

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