Dental devices, that pull the jaw forward, again, logical, seems like a great idea, should have worked better than it did, does work in enough patients that we are still doing it, but doesn't work quite predictably enough to be a mainstay treatment, certainly not of severe disease.
Steve wrote:My concern with a dental appliance that draws the jaw forward for 8 hours per night is that it would cause TMJ. My dentist said the same even before I got a chance to mention my concerns. She said the patients she had with dental devices for treatment of sleep apnea all had their jaws go out of alignment in about a month. #-o
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