ORAL APPLIANCES FOR SNORING

TREATING SLEEP APNOEA WITH ORAL APPLIANCES

There are a number of appliances that you can wear at night that are specifically designed to stop snoring and help treat sleep apnoea. Snoring Solutions has partnered with many suppliers to help find the best treatment for you.

For a more detailed analysis download our self-assessment forms here.

If you have had only moderate or little success treating sleep apnoea on your own there is a good chance that you will benefit from an anti-snoring appliance, especially if you answer ‘yes’ to any of the following questions:

Do you, or have you been told, you snore when sleeping?
Are you tired when you wake in the morning or during the day?
Do you fall asleep or are you drowsy in inappropriate situations such as in meetings, at church, or other social situations?
Are you drowsy when driving?
Do you have headaches in the morning?

OUR SNORING SOLUTIONS PARTNERS

We are the only recognised Northern Ireland provider of a full range of oral appliances proven effective in stopping snoring and reducing the harmful effects of sleep apnoea and snoring.

Somnowell ( Platinum Practitioner)

Somnowell is the world's leading oral appliance with 93-96% success rates in the treatment of snoring, sleep apnoea, TMJ and other conditions.

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Narval cc appliance (ResMed)

The Narval cc appliance holds the lower jaw in a forward position to draw the tongue forward and widen airways to reduce snoring and number of apnoeas. View official video for Narval »

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Sleepwell appliance (S4S)

Sleepwell is specifically molded and patient adjustable, the Sleepwell allows lips to be closed around it preventing dry lips and excess salivation. 98% of patients report high levels of comfort.

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ProCast anti-snoring appliance

ProCast is custom fit, long lasting, adjustable and very competitively priced. Find out more about

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The Moses Appliance

The Moses appliance is reversible, durable with a high success rate for the treatment of mild to moderate sleep apnoea.

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SomnoMed Appliance

SomnoMed’s comprehensive and scientifically validated results establish SomnoDent as the Gold Standard Oral Sleep Apnoea Appliance.
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ProSomnus

ProSomnus® Sleep Devices are easy-to-use and comfortable devices that alleviate snoring and symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

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FLOA

Floa is a custom designed and fitted oral appliance, prescribed by your dentist, that treats snoring or mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and other types of Breathing Disordered Sleep (BDS).

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FAQs

HOW DO ANTI-SNORING APPLIANCES WORK?

Oral appliance therapy opens your airway to help prevent blockage (obstructions) caused by your tongue falling to the back of your mouth and throat- one of the major causes of snoring. They are custom-made to fit your mouth and provide proper management of snoring and various levels of sleep apnoea.


IS AN ORAL APPLIANCE RIGHT FOR ME?

An anti-snoring oral appliance may be effective if you suffer from:

  • Snoring
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Low energy
  • Daytime sleepiness / tiredness
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Mood swings / irritability
  • Depression
  • Headaches
  • Grinding and/or teeth clenching
  • Reduced ability to cope with stress

WHAT CONDITIONS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SNORING AND SLEEP APNOEA?

Poor quality or inadequate sleep caused by excessive snoring and sleep apnoea can affect your life in many ways beyond simply feeling tired or drowsy.

A child who suffers from either of these conditions can have growth, behaviour and school performance issues and women who develop apnoea during pregnancy (a common occurrence) can develop pre-eclampsia.

Sleep apnoea and snoring can also increase your chances of:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Attacks And Strokes
  • Headaches
  • Acid Reflux
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Reduced life expectancy and quality of life
  • Reduced cognitive awareness and increased risks of accidents

Don’t forget your partner and family can also experience interrupted sleep from your snoring.


AM I AT RISK OF DEVELOPING SLEEP APNOEA OR SNORING ISSUES?

Your chances of suffering from sleep apnoea or snoring increases if you suffer from:

  • Obesity
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

You can download our self-assessment forms here.


Have a chat with Dr Paul Reaney: 
028 3755 2000
or
book a consultation with Paul