Sleep Apnea is a disorder that affects your health and wellness tremendously. If you suspect that you may have sleep apnea, 8th Street Dental and Dr. Rahul Mathur offers Sleep Apnea treatment here in the comfort of our dental clinic in Airdrie.
An oral appliance known as a snore guard is often used as a substitute for CPAP or sleep apnea oral surgery. Used in conjunction with weight loss if the individual is overweight, snore guards are anti-snoring devices that are used for people with sleep apnea. These custom sleep apnea mouthpieces, often called by the general public, ‘sleep apnea mouth guards,’ are often most effective in sleep apnea patients who have mild or moderate sleep apnea.
A snore guard a dental device is used to prevent snoring. Snore guards are custom fit and are designed to hold your lower jaw forward while you are asleep. The theory of Snore Guard is that if your jaw is positioned forward, which increases the size of your upper airway, reducing the air resistance that leads to snoring.
A snore guard is designed to prevent your jaw and tongue from falling back into the throat which ultimately restricts your air passage. By positioning your lower jaw forward, snore guards have been proven to stop airway obstruction to reduce or completely stop your snoring.
Snore guards are made by taking an impression of your top and bottom teeth. We will send your impressions to our dental lab where it is made to fit your mouth specifically. Your snore guard will fit snugly over your top teeth while you sleep as it repositions your lower jaw into a comfortable position.
We know that having a good night’s sleep is important to you which is why we offer Snore Guards to help you eliminate your snoring.