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The Tongue's Role In Pediatric Sleep Disorders and Skeletal Growth and Development
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The Tongue's Role In Pediatric Sleep Disorders and Skeletal Growth and Development

Airway issues often begin in adolescence, so recognizing the signs early on is critical. This article describes the role of the tongue in such issues.

| 1 year ago
Bite Records For a MAD In the Digital World
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Bite Records For a MAD In the Digital World

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien discusses advantages of taking digital bite records for mandibular advancement devices and steps for how to perfect this simple art.

| 1 year ago
A Return Worth Investing In For Your Dental Career
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A Return Worth Investing In For Your Dental Career

What's the true value of investing in continuing education and seminars like Airway Prosthodontics? Dr. Jeff Rouse breaks it down.

| 1 year ago
Punishment For "Needing" a MAD: Condemned To Suboptimal Treatment?
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Punishment For "Needing" a MAD: Condemned To Suboptimal Treatment?

Treatment planning for patients with a mandibular advancement device involves a lot of complexities and compromises.

| 1 year ago
Should Dentists Recommend Wearing Dentures During Sleep?
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Should Dentists Recommend Wearing Dentures During Sleep?

Years of research have shown the risks of wearing dentures to sleep, but its major airway benefits are worth considering.

| 1 year ago
Defining Hypopnea: What's In a Number?
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Defining Hypopnea: What's In a Number?

Developing a solid understanding and definition of hypopnea is key to strengthening links between medicine and dentistry.

| 1 year ago
Nasal Breathing: Keystone to Oral and Systemic Health
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Nasal Breathing: Keystone to Oral and Systemic Health

Mouth breathing can have significant impacts on a patient's oral and systemic health.

| 1 year ago
Orthodontics: A Link To Health and Wellness?
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Orthodontics: A Link To Health and Wellness?

Studies suggest that orthodontic treatment goes far beyond function and esthetics and may play into patients' overall physical and mental health.

| 2 years ago