If you, or someone you know, snores you know how disruptive and stressful it can be for both the sufferers and their partners.
As well as causing a poor night’s sleep, snoring can lead to fatigue and other health problems including sleep apnoea, headaches and even an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
Often times, the simple use of a snoring appliance can lessen or even totally eradicate the problem.
At Monkstown Dental we offer plastic appliances designed to hold the airway open during the night.
By keeping your jaw in a forward position it reduces the soft tissue vibrations which are the source of the irritating noise.
Your dentist will take moulds of your top and bottom teeth and in a short time you will have your snoring device. Simple!
Thanks for the help with my sleep apnoea and snoring issues I and the rest of family have been feeling the affects of. The difference to my mood and ability during the day has been tremendous, I've even made it back into my marital bed !
Though most people think of snoring as irritating but not necessarily dangerous, it can be a sign of Obstructive Sleep apnoea (OSA). When you struggle for breath while you are sleeping it can cause your blood pressure to rise which can cause a variety of serious health problems. Talk to your dentist and together you can decide if a snoring aid is right for you.
Yes! Research has shown that proper Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) can be very effective in the treatment of Obstructive Sleep apnoea (OsA)
The only way to know if an oral appliance will help stop your snoring is to talk to your dentist. They will know best if this is the best treatment for you.