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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2018 July-August;177(7-8):400-2

DOI: 10.23736/S0393-3660.17.03644-0

Copyright © 2017 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea using mandibular advancement device

Abdul M. NOR AIDANIZA 1 , Abd K. FADZLINA 2

1 Unit of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia; 2 Department of Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Mukhriz, UKM Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may leads to life threatening event and most of the time intervention is needed. The most common treatment for OSA is with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Nowadays, mandibular advancement device (MAD) has been introduced as an alternative to CPAP. This clinical report describes the treatment of a 61-year-old OSA patient with MAD.


KEY WORDS: Sleep apnea, obstructive - Mandibular advancement - Equipment and supplies

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