What Is the MAD for Sleep Apnea?

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What is the MAD for sleep apnea?

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For people with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea, mouth devices are the good alternatives to CPAP machines. They can also greatly ease your symptoms.

Mandibular advancement device (MAD) is a kind of mouth devices used to treat sleep apnea. Compared with other mouth devices, the MAD is the most widely used one. The MAD looks like a mouth guard used in sports from appearance. The device can snap over the upper and lower dental arches. And it has metal hinges that enable your lower jaw to be eased forward.

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