NSW

Research and Publications

DR JOACHIM NGIAM

SLEEP DENTIST/RESEARCH FELLOW

BDS (HONS) MSD MPHIL PHD (SLEEP MED)
PAST CO-CHAIR ASA DENTO-OROFACIAL
SPECIAL INTERESTS GROUP (DOSIG)

Doctor Of Philosophy (Phd) Thesis

Ngiam, J (2020). Objective measurement of sleep disordered breathing in mandibular advancement splint and rapid maxillary expansion therapy with the Sonomat™. Discipline of Sleep Medicine, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney (2020)

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Sutherland, K., Almeida, FR., Kim, T., Brown, E., Knapman, F., Ngiam, J., et al (2021) Treatment usage patterns of oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea over the first 60 days: a cluster analysis, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2021;17(9):1785–1792.
  • Jugé, L., Yeung, J., Knapman, F., Burke, P., Lowth, A., Gan, K., Brown, E., Butler, J., Eckert, D., Ngiam, J., et al (2021) Influence of mandibular advancement on tongue dilatory movement during wakefulness and how this is related to oral appliance therapy outcome for obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep, 44(3), zsaa196
  • Brown, E., Jugé, L., Knapman, F., Burke, P., Ngiam, J., et al (2020) Mandibular advancement splint response is associated with the pterygomandibular raphe, Sleep, 44(4) , zsaa222
  • Bamagoos, A., Cistulli, P., Sutherland, K., Ngiam, J.,et al. (2019) Dose-dependent effects of mandibular advancement on upper airway collapsibility and muscle function in obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep, 42(6),
  • Bamagoos, A., Eckert, D., Sutherland, K., Ngiam, J., Cistulli, P. (2019) Dose-dependent effects of mandibular advancement on optimal positive airway pressure requirements in obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep Breath.
  • Ngiam, J. et al. (2018). Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Contemporary Oral Medicine,
  • Sutherland, K., Chan, A., Ngiam, J., et al. (2018). Awake Multimodal Phenotyping for Prediction of Oral Appliance Treatment Outcome. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 14(11): 1879 – 1887 http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.7484
  • Sutherland, K., Chan, A., Ngiam, J., et al. (2018) Qualitative assessment of awake nasopharyngoscopy for prediction of oral appliance treatment response in obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep and Breathing, 22(4):1029-36.
  • Ngiam, J (2018). Sleep Bruxism. Sleep Medicine, 41; 378-383. ISBN 9780995388703
  • Sutherland, K., Ngiam, J., Cistulli, P. (2017) Performance of remotely controlled mandibular protrusion sleep studies for the prediction of oral appliance therapy response. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine; 13(3):411-417
  • Ngiam, J., & Cistulli, P. (2015). Dental treatment for paediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 16; 174-181.
  • Ngiam, J., & Cistulli, P. (2014). Think before you sink your teeth into oral appliance therapy. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10; 1285-1291
  • Ngiam, J., et al. (2013). Clinical guidelines for oral appliance therapy in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. Australian Dental Journal, 58(4); 408-419.
  • Ngiam, J., & Kyung, H.M. (2012). Microimplant-based mandibular advancement therapy for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea: a prospective study. The Angle Orthodontist, 82(6); 978-984.
  • Ngiam, J., & Kyung, H.M. (2010). Microimplant mandibular advancement (MiMA) therapy for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The Korean Journal of Orthodontics, 40(2); 115-126.
Dr Joachim Ngiam devotes considerable time and energy to research to ensure that the devices he uses in the clinic are well-validated and effective. He actively participates in clinical research projects at the University of Sydney and John Hunter Hospital and is well published in his field of research interest.

Published Abstracts

  • Ngiam, J., Norman, M., Sullivan, C., (2019) The dose dependent effect of progressive mandibular advancement on snoring with Mandibular advancement splint therapy. Journal of Sleep Research, 28. 111 River St, Hoboken 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY, 2019.DOI: 10.1111/jsr.96_12913
  • Ngiam, J., Norman, M., Sullivan, C., (2019) Quantitative measurement of snoring in patients referred for Oral Appliance Therapy. Journal of Sleep Research, 28. 111 River St, Hoboken 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1111/jsr.31_12912
  • Bamagoos, A., Cistulli, P., Sutherland, K., Ngiam, J., Burke, P., Bilston, L., Eckert, D. (2017) Dose-dependent effects of mandibular advancement on upper airway collapsibility and muscle activity in obstructive sleep apnea. AJRCCM; 195: A6972
  • Ngiam, J. (2015). Objective compliance and head position monitoring of mandibular advancement splint therapy for sleep-disordered breathing – a preliminary investigation. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 13(S1): 57.
  • Bamagoos, A., Sutherland, K., Chan, A., Leigh, M., Ngiam, J., Darendeliler, M., & Cistulli, P. (2015). Photographic craniofacial analysis and mandibular advancement splint treatment response. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 13(S1):44.
  • Sutherland, K., Ngiam, J., & Cistulli, P. (2015). Preliminary experience with remotely controlled mandibular protrusion (RCMP) sleep studies for prediction of oral appliance treatment response in an Australian sleep clinic. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 13(S1):70.
  • Sutherland, K., Chan, A., Leigh, M., Ngiam, J.& Cistulli, P. (2015). Mallampati score does not predict oral appliance treatment outcome in Australian OSA patients. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 13(S1): 12.
  • Ngiam, J., et al. (2014). Photographic assessment of craniofacial phenotype in children with OSA: a feasible study. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 12(S1): 70.
  • Ngiam, J. (2014). Oral appliance therapy for sleep disordered breathing in children. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 12(S1):5-6.
  • Ngiam, J. (2013). The importance of measurement in the clinical success of MAS therapy. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 11(S2): 6.
  • Ngiam, J., & Sullivan, C. (2012). Oral appliances and rapid maxillary expansion; an orthodontic approach to OSA in children [Abstract]. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 10(S1):6.
  • Ngiam, J., Norman, M., & Sullivan, C. (2011). A new method of evaluating snoring and SDB with mandibular advancement splint therapy [Abstract]. American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
  • Ngiam, J., Norman, M., & Sullivan, C. (2011). The efficacy of mandibular advancement splint (MAS) therapy – a snoring perspective [Abstract]. Journal of Sleep Research, 20(S1): 44.

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