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dental appliance

any device placed in or on a patient by a dentist as part of a treatment protocol. Dental appliances include orthodontic, prosthetic, retaining, snoring/airway, and habit-modification devices.
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For example, one prospective randomized trial compared dental appliances with uvulopalatopharyngoplasty in 95 men with sleep apnea.
The other trial compared UPPP with dental appliances in late 1999 and found dental appliances superior to surgery for improving apnea scores.
In contrast, a study found that 82 percent of dental appliance users were compliant after one year.
The company's flagship product is the Snap-On Smile[R] appliance, a patented restorative dental appliance that transforms smiles in just two 20-minute visits that require no prepping, no injections and no adhesives.
The group was formed by Space Maintainers Laboratories, the largest appliance laboratory in the United States and a leader in the design and manufacture of dental appliances for more than 40 years.
Treating the problems with dental appliances or CPAP machines that force air into airways could help lower the risk of dementia or slow its progress, the researchers said.
Jan 09 Mon Speaker Thoele Dental Lab Topic: Dental Appliances How they're made and uses.
For those who aren't candidates for dental appliances, CPAP machines are most frequently prescribed.
Similarly, when new dental appliances are provided, events of pain, discomfort and even inhalation / ingestion as well as de-bonding and breakage of dental appliances or their poking components are quite common.
Fresh Guard[TM] by Efferdent[TM] is specially formulated to clean removable dental appliances like retainers, mouth guards, clear braces, and other removable braces.
POFs are frequently associated with irritants like calculus plaque dental appliances ill fitting crowns and rough restorations.
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