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Archive : July 2012

Surgical technique

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Surgical exposure techniques may vary depending on the location of the impacted canine, whether it is on the palatal side or the buccal side. Two authors, Dr Vincent G. Kokich from the University of Washington in Seattle and Dr Robert L. Vanarsdall from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia have greatly published on surgical exposure […]


Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

There are multiple ways to proceed with the traction of an impacted canine after its ligation and all impacted teeth cannot be pulled in the same way. Often, one, two, even three traction techniques are combined. Therefore, here I present three of my favorite methods among several others that I was able to use in […]

Continuous positive airway pressure, CPAP

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

CPAP means Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Several continuous positive airway pressure machines are available on the market. The goal of this page is not to indicate which one is the best machine, but rather inform how a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine can be efficient in sleep apnea therapy.   Reduction of daytime sleepiness […]

Mandibular advancement device

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Mandibular advancement device There are several types of efficient mandibular advancement devices for the treatment of sleep apnea. The Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) as well as the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) suggest, as a front-line treatment, the use of dental device in the treatment of simple snoring, in cases of light to moderate […]