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1. (WO2018098527) ORAL APPLIANCE MONITORING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/098527    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2017/051316
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 5/08
Applicants: OVENTUS MEDICAL LIMITED
Inventors: ANDERSON, Neil
HART, Christopher Patrick
IGNACIO, Anthony
MILIJASEVIC, Zoran
GARGIULO, Gaetano Dario
Title: ORAL APPLIANCE MONITORING
Abstract:
A system for monitoring use of an oral appliance, the oral appliance (700) including a body that is positioned within an oral cavity of the user in use, the system including an appliance monitoring device (760) which in use is attached to or embedded within the oral appliance, the appliance monitoring device (760) including, at least one sensor, the at least one sensor including a pressure sensor that generates a signal indicative of a pressure, a data store and a processing device that analyses signals from the at least one sensor to determine a usage state, in response to a determination that the appliance is in use, generates usage data at least partially indicative of the use and stores the usage data in the data store. The system also includes one or more processing systems that acquire the usage data from the monitoring device and store an indication of the usage data and/or cause a representation to be displayed at least partially in accordance with the usage data.