Snoring Oral Appliances

Snoring/Oral Appliances

SNORING APPLIANCES

Snoring affects about 20-40% of the adult population. It is an embarrassing problem that is mostly hushed especially amongst couples. However, advances in medical technology now make it possible to treat this problem allowing everyone to enjoy healthy sleep. There are many reasons people will snore including:

  • Excessive weight
  • Poor lifestyle choices including smoking and alcohol consumption
  • Some types of medications
  • Excess fatty tissue around the neck region
  • Supine body position
  • Nasal congestion due to cold
  • Large tonsils
 

Whatever the cause of snoring, there are a wide range of oral devices that can help treat the problem. Some of the common snoring appliances include CPAP machine, Mandibular Advancement Machine, anti-snoring devices among others.

Before recommending any appliance, dentists will carry out an intense investigation to identify the root cause of the problem. The oral appliance prescribed will depend on your unique snoring situation. Tailor-made solutions are available to guarantee your snoring problem is comprehensively dealt with.

TEETH GRINDING APPLIANCES

Teeth grinding or bruxism is a common problem though most people don’t realise how debilitating it can get. This can lead to the painful Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) which can affect your doubt. The problem is this condition happens unconsciously meaning you might never discover you have a problem until it worsens.

If you are experiencing jaw muscle pains, ear pain, teeth sensitivity, neck pain and sleep disorders it is important to visit our clinic for diagnostic testing. The devices used to prevent this condition are recommended after evaluating your particular condition.

We have a wide range of teeth grinding appliances including the popular clear plastic device that resembles a mouth guard. This keeps your teeth apart preventing damage to the surface.  Your dentist will also give instructions on how to avoid tooth grinding to avoid further damage.

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