Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance/Sleep Appliances Brunswick
Holistic Dental Clinic, we provide sleep appliance devices at a premium price. we provide custom-fitted dental device developed for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. It is a powerful, agreeable, and strong alternative to CPAP therapy or corrective surgery. Just wearing an oral appliance while sleeping, your lower jaw will be moved forward into a comfortable position, allowing relaxation of the tissues at the back of your throat and ensuring the base of your tongue does not collapse and block your airway, giving you a safe and soundless sleep. Most patients and practitioners prefer oral appliance therapy for its comfort, convenience and effectiveness.
Is a Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Right for Me?
A growing number of men and women have discovered SomnoDent to be the perfect solution for ending snoring, treating sleep apnea and/or improving sleep quality. It is an ideal alternative treatment for patients who have been diagnosed with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea or for those who have severe OSA, yet are unable or unwilling to tolerate CPAP therapy and/or surgery.
Who qualifies for dental appliances?
- Patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea
- Patients with primary snoring
- Patients who have tried and failed at CPAP therapy may qualify
- Patients who were unsuccessful with or refused surgeries such as tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, craniofacial operations, or tracheostomy.
- In combination with CPAP device to help lower patient’s apnea/hypopnea index for more tolerable air pressure settings.
Pros of Dental devices
- Many patients find dental devices to be more comfortable and tolerable to wear as opposed to CPAP masks.
- Patients on CPAP often complain of dry, itchy noses from the air pressure drying out their sinuses. Oral devices do not have this problem.
- There is less equipment to become entangled with during sleep or knock off during slumber, for patients who are active movers during sleep.
- There is a lot less equipment involved, and therefore easier to travel with.
Cons of Dental devices
- Jaw pain, soreness, or tension
- Sore teeth and/or gums
- Excessive salivation or even dry mouth
- Possible damage or permanent change to jaw position/bite
- Loosening of dental restorations (crowns, bridges, etc)