Snoring is a disorder that occurs when there is a blockage in breathing while an individual is sleeping. What happens is, the flexible structures in the back of the throat like the soft palate, uvula and the tongue starts relaxing when one is asleep. Snoring occurs when these relaxed muscles at the back of the throat flop back and start vibrating. One of the best solutions to treat this snoring problem is Oral
These anti-snoring devices are prescribed by dentists who have training in Dental Sleep Medicine. There are a variety of oral appliances available in the market, but all of them can’t be blindly trusted. Also depending on the intensity of snoring, these appliances are prescribed. In few, case appliances are not even required if the sleeping position or lifestyle habits are changed.
What is the purpose of Oral Appliances?
The main purpose of these devices is to clear the airway at the back of the throat. Basically, the device prevents the base of the tongue and the soft tissues at the back of the throat from collapsing and blocking the air flow passage. The appliance further brings the lower jaw forward and clears any sort of obstruction in the air passage.
Which are the most prescribed Oral Appliances suggested by dentists?
Though the market has come up with numerous products, here are some of the oral appliances that have more success rate:
- OASYS Oral/Nasal Airway System
- TAP or Thronton Adjustable Positioner
Apart from snoring, these devices have also proved to treat Sleep Apnea.
The best doctor in India
Before using any such appliances, it is important to consult a renowned doctor who has years of experience and immense knowledge in Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr.Krishnan A. Subramanian is one such doctor who provides the best
The major advantage of his treatment is that he tries to find out the root of the problem and does not suggest any medicine or product randomly. His suggestions regarding snoring and Sleep Apnea has given 100% results to many patients across the world.
So why waste time? Book an appointment now!