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Oral Appliances
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After successful completion of the Oral Appliances course, participants will earn 1 CE Credits.
While oral appliances used to treat sleep-disordered breathing increase the caliber of the airway, there is growing variation in design and manufacturing options. This lecture, recorded at the 2019 AADSM Annual Meeting, will provide a broad understanding of oral appliance options, along with advantages and disadvantages of design features.
At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the definition and function of an oral appliance used to treat sleep-disordered breathing;
  2. Identify fabrication options including materials and propulsion mechanisms; and
  3. Explain how appliance design impacts patient delivery, calibration and patient comfort.
Target Audience
All dental professionals interested in treating patients with oral appliance therapy.
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