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Sleep Apnea Treatment Options – How Oral Appliances Work

May 20th, 2010

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Oral Appliance Therapy. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has concluded that a first line of treatment for mild to moderate sleep apnea is a custom made mandibular repositioning appliance (MRA). MRA’s open the airway by moving the jaw and tongue forward, increasing muscle tone in the soft palate. These results are achieved with relatively minor lifestyle adjustments. Additionally, custom made oral appliances have also been shown to be effective in reducing or eliminating snoring.

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  1. MrSymposier Says:

    Good technique in …
    Good technique in order to help people against snoring and and treating sleep apnea that can turn in something really serious. I think is a good technique because it seems that doesn’t require surgery or pills. Physicians like Dr. Harold may be interested in attending the the 3rd International Congress on Sleep Medicine and then come to Symposier site and share their experience with other physicians.

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