Optimal Dental Therapy for OSA

Optimal Dental Therapy for OSA

September 2015

Dentalcetoday.com

Optimal is a very different than acceptable, especially if you are the patient.  This case study will highlight the need for a structural assessment of the 4 points of the airway prior to treatment utilizing CBCT (i-CAT).  In additional, this case report will demonstrate how successful resolution of sever apnea with an oral appliance on a patient for whom continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) had little effect on excessive fatigue until the nasal airway was addressed.