Section Review Articles

Obstructive sleep apnea: oral appliances and materials


Srilekha Cheruku
Chalapathi Rao Duggineni
G Harilal
Pavani Lukka

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Abstract

For the dental profession in general and in prosthodontists speciality, the subject of sleep medicine continues to offer great challenges and opportunities in diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment based on qualitative evidence. Though the role contends by the prosthodontists is still in its infancy, there is a lot to find out and understand in the rapidly evolving field of sleep medicine because the recognition of co-managing patients with sleep disorders by the prosthodontists is quick changing into a reality. This article discusses the prosthodontic perspectives, particularly on obstructive sleep apnea.

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Author Biographies

Srilekha Cheruku, Mamata Dental College

Postgraduate Student, Department of Prosthodoontics

Chalapathi Rao Duggineni, Mamata Dental College

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics

G Harilal, Mamata Dental College

Reader, Postgraduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics

Pavani Lukka, Mamata Dental College

Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics

CITATION
DOI: 10.37983/IJDM.2021.3204
Published: 2021-05-15
How to Cite
Cheruku, S., Duggineni, C. R., Harilal, G., & Lukka, P. (2021). Obstructive sleep apnea: oral appliances and materials. International Journal of Dental Materials, 3(2), 58-63. https://doi.org/10.37983/IJDM.2021.3204

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