Mandibular splints work for some patients with OSA – but high risk of failure
By Mardi Chapman
6 Aug 2019
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 ...