Dental Considerations in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A review
1. Department of Prosthodontics JCD Dental College, Sirsa, Haryana, India;
2. Department of Prosthodontics Kothiwal Dental College & Research, Moradabad, India
International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2015, Vol. 5, No. 9 doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0009
Received: 10 Dec., 2014 Accepted: 13 Jan., 2015 Published: 28 Feb., 2015
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Goyal et al., 2015, Dental Considerations in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients: A review, International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, Vol.5, No. 9 1-8 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0009)
Upper airway sleep disorders are becoming recognized common medical concerns. The management and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea patients have long since been addressed by medical personals. Recently, dental participation in management of the patients through oral devices has been accepted as a recommended treatment modality by the American Sleep Disorders Association. As dental professionals, we have significant role to play in the early diagnosis, management and care of patients suffering from sleep apnea. This article reviews the etiology, clinical features, management and dental perspective of obstructive sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea; Sleep disorders; Snoring; Oral devices
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