The incidence and prevalence of temporomandibular disorders and posterior open bite in patients receiving mandibular advancement device therapy for obstructive sleep apnea.

TitleThe incidence and prevalence of temporomandibular disorders and posterior open bite in patients receiving mandibular advancement device therapy for obstructive sleep apnea.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
JournalSleep & breathing = Schlaf & Atmung
Volume17
Issue1
Pagination323-32
ISSN1520-9512
Abstract

This study aims to evaluate the incidence and prevalence of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in patients receiving a mandibular advancement device (MAD) to treat obstructive sleep apnea using the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD). In addition, it also aims to assess the development of posterior open bite (POB).

URLhttps://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11325-012-0695-1
DOI10.1007/s11325-012-0695-1
Short TitleSleep Breath
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