Great Lakes Dental Technologies has announced the release of a new oral appliance for obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.
The new device, the Medley Sleep Appliance, features a platform with dual configuration options that can accommodate different advancement mechanisms including; rigid nylon links, elastomeric (EMA) straps, or telescopic Herbst rod sleeve arms. Medley offers personalized advancement options without treatment delays or the need for multiple appliances, according to a press release from the manufacturer.
“The Medley Appliance serves the needs of a vast majority of my patients who suffer from sleep apnea and nighttime snoring. I have used this appliance almost exclusively for five years. I am also thrilled to partner with Great Lakes Dental Technologies as the sole laboratory to manufacture my sleep appliances for distribution in the United States and Canada,” Robert Rogers, DMD, DABDSM, inventor of the Medley, says in a statement.
This appliance offers three different design applications to treat a variety of patients.