mandibular advancement device

mandibular advancement device

An intraoral device used to treat sleep-disordered breathing, which retains the mandible in an anterior position, relative to centric relation, by means of dental anchorage.

mandibular advancement device

A device composed of wire and plastic that is inserted in the mouth of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea before going to sleep at night. The device moves the mandible forward 4–6 mm and is said to improve sleep quality and reduce sleep apnoea, which is associated with hypertension, CAD and nocturnal angina.

mandibular advancement device

Sleep disorders A wire and plastic device inserted in the mouth of Pts with obstructive sleep apnea before sleeping, which moves the mandible forward 4–6 mm, to ↓ sleep apnea and improve sleep quality. See Sleep apnea.
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Another treatment, a mouthpiece called a mandibular advancement device (MAD), can also be very effective, the report found.
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Caption: First-line treatment for adults with obstructive sleep apnea should be continuous positive airway pressure therapy or a mandibular advancement device, according to the ACP clinical practice guideline.
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