Surgery to Move Both Jaws Forward Noticeably Improves OSA, says American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Obstructive sleep apnoea has various serious medical consequences. This is why more and more techniques are being discovered to treat it. Recently, maxillomandibular advancement (MMA), a surgical procedure to move both the upper and/or lower jaws forward, has been shown to noticeably improve obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).
MMA was shown to significantly increased patients' airway dimensions and to improve the condition of obstructive sleep apnoea among subjects.
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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS
Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.
Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.
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