1 IOS European Controlled Product Launch (CPL) – ResMed internal report, data on file (confidential) – January 2017- Chapters 4.2 (Summary from 92 manufactured IOS MRD), 4.3 (Patients and practitioners feedback from 63 questionnaires). Extracts from this ResMed internal report:
• 95% of the MRDs were fitting well in the patient's mouth, before practitioners did any adjustments.
• There were no complaints or returns regarding retention.
• 15 patients could compare their IOS MRD with their previous one: 80% of them declared that their new IOS MRD was more comfortable. The “previous MRD” can be any MRD, not only a Narval. In addition, 76% of 46 patients who had a conventional imprint in the past considered the digital imprint to be more comfortable than a conventional one.
• 90% of patients found the IOS MRD comfortable or very comfortable.
2 Chalmers et al. Intraoral 3D Scanning or Dental Impressions for the Assessment of Dental Arch Relationships in Cleft Care: Which is Superior? Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2016 Sep;53(5):568-77. doi: 10.1597/15-036. Epub 2015 Dec 1.