Mandibular advancement splints (MAS) have a role in the management of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in some patients, but dentists warn of an “unacceptably high” failure rate if not done by a well-trained multidisciplinary team. An Adelaide study also found that just which patients will benefit remains unclear. Dental surgeons reviewed 82 patients with diagnostic ...
Mandibular splints work for some patients with OSA – but high risk of failure
By Mardi Chapman
6 Aug 2019