Dental devices include tongue retaining devices (TRD) and mandibular advancement appliances (MAA). Tongue retaining device is a splint that holds the tongue in place to keep the airway as open as possible. Mandibular advancement device (MAA) is by farther most common type of dental appliance in use today. It protrudes the mandible forward, thus preventing or minimizing upper airway collapse during sleep.Mechanism of action- oral appliances are worn only during sleep and they help to maintain an open and unobstructed airway by repositioning or stabilizing the lower jaw, tongue, soft palate or uvula.Mandibular advancement devices – as mentioned earlier the first use of mandibular advancement devices was suggested by Pierre Robin in 1903.
It protrudes the mandible forward, thus preventing or minimizing upper airway collapse during sleep.
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