Anyone suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea may be able to find relief through the use of a type of dental appliance which fits snugly around the teeth and jaw.
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a medical condition in which your breathing pauses multiple times during a night’s sleep, often resulting in loud snoring.
How do these device function and what benefits can they provide?
- The device ensures that your tongue remains in place, so your airway isn’t closed off.
- As a result, you are likely to sleep through the night receive more oxygen when sleeping.
Your dentist can provide a custom-made device for people with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.
“If a person suffers from snoring or a mild form of sleep apnea, they may be able to get relief with an oral appliance.”
Read more about why a dentist may choose this option:https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/sleep-apnea-dental-appliance/