Crimson Publishers Publish With Us Reprints e-Books Video articles

Abstract

Modern Research in Dentistry

Role of Oral Appliances in Sleep Apnea

  • Open or Close Smriti Jagdhari Golhar*

    Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, VSPM’S Dental College & Research Center, India

    *Corresponding author: Smriti Jagdhari Golhar, Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, VSPM’S Dental College & Research Center, C/O Dr. Anil Golhar, 256 Ramdaspeth, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Submission: February 24, 2018; Published: May 08, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/MRD.2018.02.000539

ISSN:2637-7764
Volume2 Issue3

Abstract

Sleep apnea (or sleep apnoea in British English) is a sleep disorder characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing, during sleep. There are different types of apnea, Obstructive sleep apnea, Central sleep apnea and mixed. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common category of sleep-disordered breathing. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by recurrent episodes of cessation of respiratory airflow during sleep due to collapse of the upper airway (UA) at the level of the pharynx [1].

Get access to the full text of this article


About Crimson

We at Crimson Publishing are a group of people with a combined passion for science and research, who wants to bring to the world a unified platform where all scientific know-how is available read more...

Leave a comment

Contact Info

  • Crimson Publishers, LLC
  • 555 Madison Avenue, 5th floor
  •     New York, NY 10022, USA
  • +1 (929) 600-8049
  • +1 (929) 447-1137
  • info@crimsonpublishers.com
  • www.crimsonpublishers.com