Performance enhancement and oral appliances.

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The use of some type of oral appliance to enhance human performance, decrease stress or improve strength, has occurred throughout human history, from ancient soldiers to modern athletes. To date, the science describing this phenomenon has been poorly understood, and the research has been limited. The goal of this paper is to review the efforts to improve human performance with oral appliances, and the research exploring the science behind these efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-8
Number of pages5
JournalCompendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)
Volume30 Spec No 2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009


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