Magic of dentistry in Sleep Apnea

Types of oral appliances for the treatment of snoring and OSA

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 Dr. Derek Mahony

Snoring and/or sleep apnea affects 3 mil- lion Australians. A CPAP device is the gold standard for treating this condition. CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure and this is facilitated by a machine that increases air pressure in the throat. The air ...

Surgical Correction of the Long Face Syndrome, In a Non-Growing Individual

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 Dr. Derek Mahony

The Le Forte surgical procedure (maxillary impaction) reduces facial height, in these cases, and invariably widens the nasal base. Simultaneously, the Le Forte procedure rotates the alar cartilage laterally. In addition, Maxillofacial and ENT surgeons may perform ...

Dealing with Airway and Dentofacial Development In Children

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 Dr. Derek Mahony

Like so many things in life, timing is everything. Parents, family physicians, pediatricians, family dentists, pediatric dentists, ear nose and throat surgeons, friends, family and, especially orthodontists find themselves, in a unique situation where they can ch ...

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