respiratory
Sleep

Mandibular splints work for some patients with OSA – but high risk of failure


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 ...

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