January 21st, 2016
Dr. DiTolla talks with Dr. Todd Morgan, a leading authority on snoring and obstructive sleep apnea treatment, to discuss everything from their time practicing together to Dr. Morgan’s first sleep appliance he improvised for his father before he got started in dental sleep medicine. In this episode’s Case of the Week, Dr. DiTolla praises a doctor’s preparation and impression that led to a successful case for the laboratory, doctor and patient.
Volume 10, Issue 3
August 25th, 2015
Introduction Bruxism is one of the most common dental diseases, with one in every three patients coming into the office having some form of bruxism.1 Even though bruxism is so common, it is still one of the least understood dental problems. Certainly every dentist knows that bruxism is co-morbid with temporomandibular disorders (TMD), orofacial pain […]
Volume 5, Issue 2
October 20th, 2014
Dysfunction and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Appliances to Medical Plans Dentists may not be aware that both removable and fixed appliances are routinely covered under most medical plans and programs, including HMO, PPO, POS, TRICARE, CHAMPVA and Medicare. When referring to “appliances,” this includes those fabricated for temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) issues, the correction of mandibular […]