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Dec 20, 2013  FDA notification of 510(k) approval received.

January 7, 2014 Some new research has shown that most patients with OSA are Vitamin D deficient. Ask your doctor for blood work to check for this as your brain has Vitamin D receptors in it and this study showed that supplementing Vitamin D improved the apnea somewhat.

May 15, 2016 Patent for the forward bite went through this week! That makes 3.

 July 18, 2016

FDA Clearance received for the treatment of sleep bruxism and to aid in the treatment of associated tension/migraine type headaches in adults. The first treatment the FDA has cleared for these indications.

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Convention Downloads 2017

Convention Downloads 2017

Thank you for your interest in the Luco Hybrid OSA Appliance! For additional information on this advanced treatment, please click and download the links below!   Please click on the link to download: About the Appliance Detailed Doctor Information May 2017 Lab Prescription Dentist Manual March 2017  Account Registration If you have not registered with us yet, please click on the <Account Registration> link above and we will send you more information. Thank you!

Research Links

The following are other research links related to OSA, Snoring and Sleep Bruxism: Landry ML, Rompré PH, Manzini C, Guitard F, de Grandmont P, Lavigne GJ, Reduction of sleep bruxism using a mandibular advancement device: an experimental controlled study, Faculté de Médecine Dentaire, Université Laval, Canada, The International Journal of Prosthodontics [2006, 19(6):549-556] Klasser GD1, Rei N, Lavigne GJ., “Sleep bruxism etiology: the evolution of a changing paradigm”, J Can Dent Assoc. 2015;81:f2 Saito M1, Yamaguchi T, Mikami S, Watanabe K, Gotouda A, Okada K, Hishikawa R, Shibuya E, Lavigne G., “Temporal association between sleep apnea-hypopnea and sleep bruxism events.”, J Sleep Res. 2013 Nov 4. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12099 Hasegawa Y1, Lavigne G, Rompré P, Kato T, Urade M, Huynh N., “Is there a…

Patent update

Dec. 9, 2013 We have extended our patents to China, Eurasia, the Russian Union, and Japan in addition to Canada, the USA, Israel, the European Union, India and Australia. May 15, 2016 Our latest patent, for the forward bite has gone through last week!