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 Bruxism a literature review 

Home Sleep Testing Supporting Literature

Oral Appliance Therapy Supporting Literature

  • “ You should have your professional do screening for oral appliance effectiveness to make sure it works” Practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliances and update for 2005. Sleep.


  •  “Devices open the airway, but without a tongue posture shield that tongue will block it again” Moses AJ, Bedoya JA, Learreta JA, Case study of the anatomic changes effected by a mandibular advancement device in a sleep apnea patient, Sleep Diagnosis and Therapy, 5:1, 2010: 30-34.


  •  “46% of patients effectively use CPAP” Kribbs NB, Pack AI, Kline LR, et al., Objective measurement of patterns of nasal CPAP use by patients with obstructive sleep apnea, Am Rev Respir Dis, April 1993, 147(4): 887-895.


  •  “Even if you think it will be OK, this study shows how tired you will be if you do not wear the therapy” Kribbs NB, Pack AI, Kline LR, et al., Effects of one night without nasal CPAP treatment on sleep and sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, Amer Rev Respir Dis., May 1993, 147(5):1162-1168.


  •  “We are always learning and we need to keep looking for better appliances, even when we think we have found the best” Chan, A., Cistulli, P. Oral appliance treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: an update. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 15:591–596.


  •  “ The USA uses PM in a type 3 level and we in Australia use HST at a type 2 level that is better than is the USA- so therefore you should get tested in Australia for the convenience and accuracy that HST provides” Collop, N., Anderson, W., Boehlecke, B., Claman, D., Goldberg, R., Gottlieb, D., Hudgel, D., Sateia, M., Schwab, R. Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Unattended Portable Monitors in the Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult Patients. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3(7), 737-747.


  • Randomized Controlled Study of an Oral Jaw-Positioning Appliance for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children with Malocclusion

    • Guilleminault and coworkers suggest that children with retro-position of the mandible, steep mandibular plane, high hard palate, long oval-shaped face, or long soft palate were highly likely to have sleep-disordered breathing

Tongue posture and Oral Appliance Therapy Supporting Literature