Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Bilateral Temporomandibular Joint Reconstruction and Maxillomandibular Advancement for Concomitant Temporomandibular Joint Degeneration and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Jan 19, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bilateral Temporomandibular Joint Reconstruction and Maxillomandibular Advancement for Concomitant Temporomandibular Joint Degeneration and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Key points • Association between temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and sleep disturbances, including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is well documented, although the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. • Comprehensive diagnostic workup is…

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Pediatric Sleep Surgery

Jan 19, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Pediatric Sleep Surgery

Key points • Congenital craniofacial abnormalities are rare but often correctable causes of obstructive sleep apnea. • Robin sequence and syndromic craniosynostosis are the most common congenital craniofacial anomalies associated…

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Maxillomandibular Advancement

Jan 19, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Maxillomandibular Advancement

Key points • Obstructive sleep apnea is underdiagnosed in Canada. • Canadian sleep specialists are reluctant to propose maxillomandibular advancement (MMA). • The Canadian public health insurance covers expenses related…

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