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Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME): Fixing the Deficient Maxillary Wax Rim
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Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME): Fixing the Deficient Maxillary Wax Rim

With airway in mind, Dr. Jeff Rouse explains how DOME uses bone-borne expansion advantages of a MARPE paired with a reduced surgical intervention.

| 1 month ago
Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review (Part 2)
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Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review (Part 2)

Airway management expert Dr. Jeff Rouse explains adult and childhood management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) by orthodontists.

| 1 month ago
Airway Aware: The Next Step in Treatment Planning
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Airway Aware: The Next Step in Treatment Planning

Dr. Jeff Rouse says the beauty of the Airway Aware strategy is it can be done by any dentist in any practice setting without investing in screening devices.

| 2 months ago
'Adult Restricted Airway' and 'Mouth Breathing' Videos Added to Patient Education Platform
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'Adult Restricted Airway' and 'Mouth Breathing' Videos Added to Patient Education Platform

Spear's latest Patient Education releases include two new condition videos to set patients up for airway discussions.

| 2 months ago
A Business Model for TMD and Airway Dentistry
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A Business Model for TMD and Airway Dentistry

While 3D imaging is vital to understand many dental problems, dentists are often challenged when it comes to developing a practice model that allows for...

| 7 months ago
Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review
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Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review

Airway management expert Dr. Jeff Rouse weighs in on the AAO's white paper, 'Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics.'

| 7 months ago
A-EFSB: Airway and 3D Treatment Planning
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A-EFSB: Airway and 3D Treatment Planning

With the addition of airway to the EFSB (esthetics, function, structure, biology) concept, our focus is now 3D. It does not change the idea of setting...

| 1 year ago
12 Tips for Healthy Sleep
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12 Tips for Healthy Sleep

With an added focus on airway in restorative dentistry, these steps are ideal to share with patients struggling to achieve healthy sleep.

| 1 year ago
Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing
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Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing

Even if a sleep study comes back ‘normal,' a child may still have a compromised airway.

| 1 year ago
Integrating Airway into Your Practice
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Integrating Airway into Your Practice

Discover how to integrate modern airway concepts into your restorative practice.

| 1 year ago
Why Do We Sleep?
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Why Do We Sleep?

With airway as an increasing focus in dentistry, it's important to understand why our patients deserve 7-8 hours of restful sleep a night.

| 1 year ago
Airway, Sleep and Respiratory Reflux
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Airway, Sleep and Respiratory Reflux

Learn a new perspective on reflux and the possible triggering mechanisms that occur during sleep.

| 1 year ago