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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Stern
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Apnea treatment: There are 2 dental devices that I am familiar with - a mandibular advancing device and a tongue repositioning device. There are multiple manufacturer ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Sleep Apnea: There are various appliances. The pm positioner, tap-thorntontap-ist, silencer, ema, telescopic herbst, klearway. Someone trained would need to evalu ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
CPR or shackles?: Having prescribed 100s of these appliances over the years, most work like CPR rescue breathing to hold the jaw (tongue) forward or to prevent it from ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Physical: Need full physical examination to determine cause of bed wetting. Report findings to both your general physician and the dentist who fabricated your ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Did : Did you have a sleep study with cpap? If so what are the results? What CPAP setting was effective in eliminating your symptoms. Without seeing your s ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Talk to your doctor: They may want you to try an at-home sleep study, which may not be as thorough, but may allow for deeper sleep and a more realistic diagnosis. This op ... Read More
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Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Any treatment with an oral devise or pap units must be titrated for maximum efficiency and then a post psg in determining the decrease in ahi value us ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilkoff
39 years experience Dentistry
Maybe, too much: Both treatments could be used at the same time, but might be overwhelming to have the entire oral environment under physical stress and 'load forces' ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Try and tell us: There is no panacea for everyone. In some, over-the-counter bite guards work just as well. Try and let us know.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Occlusion: As anOrthodontist I will leave the choice of restoration to my Restorative Dentist colleagues. As to mandibular advancement appliances for sleep apne ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Retainer ?: You might be referring to a fixed lingual retainer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Can't answer: There are many. What's it's function? Is it fixed or removable? What does it liik like? Is it metal or plastic? Need more information.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Tongue Crib: Please follow the below link for pictures and further information. You should really discuss your concerns with a local orthodontic specialist. https ... Read More

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