Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS) in Hobart

At Salamanca Dental in Hobart, we offer a custom-made mandibular advancement splint (MAS) as a treatment modality for obstructive sleep apnoea. Prior to making a MAS, a comprehensive assessment of the mouth and airways, including a sleep study, is necessary to diagnose for obstructive sleep apnoea and determine whether a MAS is a suitable treatment option. Our dentists work within a multidisciplinary team to help support your health.

What is a Mandibular Advancement Splint (MAS)?

  • A MAS is a mouth insert worn over the teeth during sleep that helps keep the airway open. They are made by dentists with special training who work in cooperation with respiratory physicians
  • If MAS is deemed an appropriate treatment option, photos and impressions of your upper and lower teeth will be taken to construct a MAS that is custom fitted over your teeth
  • Wearing a MAS may alter the ‘bite’ in the long term

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