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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.

| 4 years 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.

| 4 years 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.

| 4 years 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.

| 4 years ago
Defining Hypopnea: What's In a Number?

Defining Hypopnea: What's In a Number?

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

| 4 years 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.

| 4 years ago
Orthodontics: A Link to Health and Wellness?

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.

| 4 years ago