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Archive : May 2012

Sleep apnea_Orthosurgery treatment

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Cas #1 Case study Émile is 47 years old and is referred in orthodontics by an oral surgeon. He is suffering from severe apnea. He has been searching for a solution for the past 10 years. He underwent uvuloplasty which consists of the removal of the uvula and part of the soft palate. Apart from […]

Sleep apnea, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most frequent problem of breathing disorders related to sleep. It is a known fact that snoring is one of the first symptoms of apnea. 20% to 25% of snorers (1 out of 4) are reported to suffer from obstructive sleep apnea as well. A consultation in sleep medicine is strongly […]

Accelerated treatment/less expensive braces

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Question from Miss Forgues:   Hello Dr Chamberland   I would like to have your opinion on white braces. I read on the site http://dentsdroites.com/adults/en/treatment_options.html that these offered an accelerated treatment and that they were also less expensive…………… If you have the time to look at what this site talks about: first paragraph A- Accelerated […]