Management of Dental Side Effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment
Time: 7:00 PM EDT, May 6, 2021
With the recent improved awareness of the significant health impacts of obstructive sleep apnea, an increasing number of patients are seeking and receiving care. Mandibular advancing oral appliances are an accepted first line of treatment for a wide range of adults with OSA. Dentists and dental specialists are ideally suited to deliver this popular OSA treatment modality and should be well aware of both the associated benefits and complications. This presentation will focus on the latest evidence regarding the effectiveness of oral appliance treatment of OSA, as well as review the management of the most common dental side effects.
- To describe the effectiveness of oral appliance treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults
- To recognize the side effects commonly associated with oral appliance treatment
- To propose best practices in long-term patient management