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Current Trends and New Beginnings for Retaining Restorations on Dental Implants

Supported by Modern Dental USA and Microdental Laboratories

Traditionally, implant-supported restorations are either secured to implants with screws or cemented to abutments that are attached to implants with screws. This article will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each method. It will then discuss an abutment system that has recently been developed to address the limitations of screw- and cement-retained implant restorations.

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Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Supported by Modern Dental USA and Microdental Laboratories

As a healthcare professional, you have a responsibility to patients with sleep-related breathing disorders because severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and related conditions are potentially dangerous. This article describes oral appliance therapy as a treatment option, including modifications that may be needed to the devices. Accurate and detailed bite registration and determining proper sleep position are also explained.

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Improving Sleep Outcomes of Oral Appliance Therapy Through Technology

Supported by Modern Dental USA and Microdental Laboratories

During routine dental examinations, patients should be evaluated, and if diagnosed, treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This article explores sleep apnea demographics, symptoms, and solutions. The author examines various oral appliance therapies that have emerged as alternatives to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for OSA treatment.

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Advances in Dentistry: Sleep Medicine

Supported by Modern Dental USA and Microdental Laboratories

Undiagnosed sleep apnea significantly impacts one's health and productivity, so oral healthcare practitioners are increasingly expanding their practices to help their patients with breathing-disturbed sleep. In this special eBook from Compendium, two perspectives on dental sleep medicine are presented. The continuing education article explores the shortcomings of traditional approaches for dealing with obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep-breathing conditions. As a companion article, this eBook includes a review of the growing research on the long-term effects of oral appliance therapy.

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