A clinically focused, updated, and expanded edition of the leading resource on the dental management of sleep disorders
The newly revised Second Edition of Dental Management of Sleep Disorders delivers a focused and authoritative exploration of the dentist’s role in managing patients with sleep problems, especially sleep-related breathing disorders and bruxism.
Full discussions of the use of appliances, overviews of current treatment modalities, and investigations of the relationship between sleep disorders and dental and orofacial features accompany detailed chapters on oral appliance therapy, pharmacological, and behavioral management of symptoms. The book includes a variety of revealing case studies that examine the treatment of different sleep disorders, as well as:
• Thorough introductions to the societal impact of sleep disorders and human sleep architecture and functional anatomy of the airway
• Comprehensive explorations of the pathophysiology and classification of sleep disorders and sleep disorders in the pediatric population
• Practical discussions of medical disorders related to obstructive sleep apnea and the dental and orofacial consequences of sleep-related breathing disorders
• In-depth examinations of the role and interaction of the dentist with the sleep physician and sleep study center
Offering practical advice for diagnosis and treatment, Dental Management of Sleep Disorders, Second Edition is a valuable resource for dental practitioners as well as students.
• Dennis R. Bailey is the Co-Director of a comprehensive program in Dental Sleep Medicine at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He is a faculty member of the dental school at UCLA in Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine. He retired from private practice where he managed patients for sleep related breathing disorders, TMD and orofacial pain.
• Ron Attanasio is Professor and Director of the Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain Clinic (now retired). His faculty practice focused on the management of patients suffering from TMD, orofacial pain, and sleep-related breathing disorders.