- A combination appliance for obstructive sleep apnea: the effectiveness of mandibular advancement and tongue retentionLeslie Dort
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
J Clin Sleep Med 8:265-9. 2012..The purpose of this study was to determine if subjects with moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea would experience increasing treatment effect when a tongue retention component was added to a mandibular repositioning appliance...
- Mandibular advancement and obstructive sleep apnoea: a method for determining effective mandibular protrusionL C Dort
Dept of Surgery, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
Eur Respir J 27:1003-9. 2006..The target protrusion determined during the remotely controlled mandibular positioner test was the effective therapeutic protrusion in subjects with a successful remotely controlled mandibular positioner test...
- A randomized, controlled, crossover study of a noncustomized tongue retaining device for sleep disordered breathingLeslie Dort
Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, 2716, 7th Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1A7, Canada
Sleep Breath 12:369-73. 2008..The S device, with suction, showed better objective and subjective outcomes. Future studies are needed to evaluate these types of devices in larger populations with a wide range of disease severity...