Imaging & CAD/CAM
Dentists play key role in screening for OSA
Dentists should regularly screen both pediatric and adult patients for sleep-related breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
June 8, 2023
CPAP use may have led to man’s dental implant prosthesis failure
Use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine may have led a man’s dental prosthesis to fail, highlighting this sleep apnea therapy as a possible high-risk factor for implant failure.
May 19, 2023
Sleep apnea linked to increased risk of long COVID
Adults who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at higher risk of developing long COVID, according to a study.
May 15, 2023
OSA firm Vivos cuts costs, lays off 17% of workers
Obstructive sleep apnea device developer Vivos Therapeutics has reduced its workforce by about 17%.
May 10, 2023
Count on Sleep releases report on OSA
A new report on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) analyzes symptoms, risk factors, prevalence, and more.
April 11, 2023
New implantable device offers CPAP alternative for sleep apnea
An implant that stimulates the hypoglossal nerve may offer an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for people with obstructive sleep apnea.
April 7, 2023
Airway Management debuts new sleep apnea appliance
Custom oral appliance manufacturer Airway Management has launched flexTap, an oral appliance that is designed to treat patients with snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.
October 25, 2022
Screening for sleep-disordered breathing isn't just for adults
Sleep-disordered breathing, including abnormal episodes of breathing and snoring, can occur in children at any age, which is why they should be screened for the condition during routine dental exams, according to a presenter at the 2022 Yankee Dental Congress in Boston.
January 26, 2022
Podcast: One dentist shares her journey into the realm of sleep dentistry
In this podcast, we talk to Dr. Michelle Weddle about how she incorporated sleep dentistry into her New Jersey practice. We ask her about everything from her team's involvement to what advice she would give her colleagues on diagnosing and treating sleep disorders in their patients.
July 14, 2020
Week in Review: U.S. oral healthcare in the spotlight; sleep dentistry; and new products
December 8, 2016
Can sleep telemedicine clinics boost your practice?
Dentists increasingly are finding themselves on the front line of obstructive sleep apnea detection and treatment, writes Dr. Joseph Krainin of Singular Sleep. He offers some advice on how to answer your patients' questions about obstructive sleep apnea and sleep dentistry and also discusses what guidelines should you be familiar with.
December 4, 2016
Dental sleep medicine: Part 1 -- What dentists need to know
Dentistry has the unique opportunity to identify not only tooth-related problems but a myriad of systemic diseases as well, writes Dr. Mike Giesy. A growing public awareness of obstructive sleep apnea is an opportunity for a practice to bridge the gap between dentistry and medicine and also make a difference in patient's lives.
August 18, 2016
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