Do you snore? Has CPAP failed you?
Did you know...
Regular snorers have a 33% increased risk of cardiovascular disease
Patients with OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) are four times more likely to have a heart attack
40-80% of stroke victims also suffer from OSA
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a serious condition.
Do you suffer from OSA?
It has been linked to:
-Reduced resistance to infection
Risks of untreated OSA:
-High blood pressure
What causes OSA?
During sleep muscles relax, including those that control the tongue and throat. The soft tissue (or flesh) at the back of the throat can sag, narrowing the airway. Incoming air then makes the tissue at the rear roof of the mouth (the soft palate), the flap of skin hanging from the palate (uvula) and the throat vibrate - a sound we know as snoring.
There is an alternative to CPAP!!
SomnoDent is an Oral Sleep Apnea Appliance consisting of two dental plates, which look similar to a sports mouth guard. The appliance is custom made to fit your mouth and should be worn while you are sleeping to maintain the patency of the upper airway by increasing its dimensions and reducing collapsibility.
How effective is SomnoDent?
96% of patients with proven obstructive sleep apnea state they would like to continue using SomnoDent
91% of patients reported improvement in sleep quality with SomnoDent
88% of patients reported nightly use of SomnoDent