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Treatment of TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice

Description:
Dr. Dawne Slabach gives a very informative lecture on the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ dysfunction and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). An emphasis is placed on the diagnostic and therapeutic tools that dentists have available to them in this arena as well as the development of a differential diagnosis and choosing an appropriate individualized therapy for that specific patient.

Date Added:
8/18/2009

Author(s):
Dawne Slabach, DDS
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Questions & Comments
barry manson - (3/30/2017 10:15 AM)

excellent Thank you!!

Rodolfo Felices - (2/27/2014 7:29 PM)

Please Dr.Slabach. i work in Argentina I am omfs and suffer OSA too.
i would love to treat my pacientes of Osa too.
Which is the brand or trademark of the equipment you are talking about.
Thank you ver y much for your answer.

- (6/1/2012 10:40 AM)

what is sleep apnea

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