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Dental Diagnosis & Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Part 2

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In this clinical video demonstration in private practice, Dr. Maurice Salama takes you through his routine for evaluating and testing patients who present with a airway related sleep disorder. In this 2nd section, the diagnostic methodology is continued along with a thorough description of the fabrication, utilization and verification of the efficacy of appliance therapy to overcome the airway obstruction often found in patients exhibiting sleep apnea.

Date Added:
6/20/2010

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Maurice Salama, DMD Maurice Salama, DMD
Dr. Maurice A. Salama completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985, where he received his BS in Biology. Dr. Salama r...
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Questions & Comments
Kirk Rathburn - (12/30/2017 9:41 AM)

What if the patient can't tolerate the MAD you have constructed? His financial expenditure has been significant and the device will end up in a vanity drawer. I might suggest a proof in concept approach utilizing a temporary device that the patient actually uses at home and an actual titration process is carried out. Great Lakes Orthodontics offers an inexpensive temporary device called a" My Tap" that allows for titration of VDO and mandibular advancement. Once the patient reports they are comfortable with the device and the symptoms have improved a final MAD can be fabricated, thus carrying thru with the proof in concept approach. With much admiration, Kirk R. Rathburn DDS

Barbara Lewis-heywood - (10/15/2013 2:30 PM)

How can I do this in my dental office?

Barbara Lewis-heywood - (10/15/2013 2:29 PM)

Great

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