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Mandibular positioning devices for the control of snoring

Abstract:

Patients complaining of antisocial snoring have few options available to them of proven efficacy. There are a plethora of 'gadgets', most having no evidence to justify their appearance on the market. Surgery, such as uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, is an option but many patients do not feel that the pain, risks, and unpredictability of this operation are justified. Oral devices worn at night, to hold the lower jaw forward, have recently been shown to help mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea ...

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Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
51
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Publication date:
1996-12-05
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:fb662966-28d2-42d0-a88f-e3eac4769b3c
Source identifiers:
94145
Local pid:
pubs:94145
Language:
English

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