Andra Gauge

Here is an interesting tool for bite registration. The Andra Gauge is a three axis bite registration tool.

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This article about yet another sleep centre that is opening contains some interesting statisitcs.

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In situations where a Michigan splint or bite guard would be indicated, and in the well chosen cases, it has become apparent that mandibular advancement appliances (MAA) previously in the form of functional appliances have proven to be successful in pain relief and reduction of symptoms. It would appear that reprogramming the TMJ apparatus, and holding the mandibular condyles in a more forward balanced position might account for this.

Whilst management of TMJD remains a grey area given the multi-factorial etiology, nevertheless anecdotal evidence suggets that MAAs have beneficial...

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