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Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021
Article Page : 157-160
Context: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) represents the most severe syndrome associated with obstruction of the upper airway. People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) repeatedly stop breathing during their sleep for a moment or longer and as several as many times throughout one night.
Aims: The Aim of study was to evaluate the efficacy of mandibular advancement devices in different age group, between male and female and according to body mass index in mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea patient.
Setting and Design: cross sectional study.
Materials and Methods: 30 patients of different gender and age group were selected with mild to moderate OSA and asked to fill the Berlin questionnaire for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea after obtaining the necessary consent.
Statistical analysis used: The analysis was done by using SPSS, IBM version 20.0. The level of significance was fixed at 5% and p ? 0.05.
Result: On evaluation of berlin questionnaire revealed that 83% of patients (including male and female) shows the significant improvement after the MAD treatment 16.7 % patient are not satisfied with the MAD.
Conclusion: Study shows that the patient with OSA showed Positive Berlin Questionnaire before the MAD treatment and after 2 month it was revealed that MAD treatment showed statically significant improvement in OSA.
Keywords: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Body Mass Index (BMI), Upper Airway Volume, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Berlin Questionnaire (BQ).
How to cite : Verma A, Jain S, Patient satisfaction to evaluate the efficacy of mandibular advancement device in a treatment modality for mild to moderate sleep apnea patient in Indore Region. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2021;7(3):157-160
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