We offer affordable, simple, and effective oral appliances for sleep apnea. As well as, efficient sleep testing services and clinical support for both patients and physicians.
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Oral Appliance Therapy and Sleep Testing
low-cost. minimal administrative duties. effective.
Home Sleep Testing
What is sleep apnea ?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a condition where interruptions in your breathing occur while you're sleeping causing your body to react with disruptive and potentially life threatening long-term implications. The most often observed symptom is loud, disruptive snoring, but that is not always present. Periods of silence or interruptions in breathing lasting more than 10 seconds indicates a person with a high likelihood for Sleep Apnea.
Diagnosing the condition and its severity is the first step and is easier than ever with recent technological advanced.. You can now get diagnosed in the comfort of your own bed, at a fraction of the cost in a fraction of the time of traditional hospital or lab facilities.
If the diagnosis is positive, numerous options for treatment exist, including lifestyle changes, Oral Appliance Therapy, CPAP and new methods of airway surgery to address whatever points of airway obstruction may be occurring in your case.
Physicians specialized in airway issues can now help you with virtually all aspects of Diagnosis and treatment for both OSA & Snoring. Ear Nose and Throat specialists are trained in all aspects of the airway, as well as some Oral/Maxillofacial surgeons, Pulmonologists and Neurologists specializing in Sleep.
WHY Somnoguard ?
FDA cleared and proven effective for BOTH Snoring & OSA
- Custom fitted, precisely titratable -
- Effective therapy option to CPAP -
- FAR more affordable
- immediately available -
- Potential insurance coverage for OSA -
One of the most unobtrusive and proven effective therapy options for Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Oral Appliance Therapy. Oral Appliances, aka. Mandibular Advancement Devices, are designed to maintain an open airway by holding the jaw and its associated musculature in their normal position, or slightly advanced if needed, in order to keep your airway open while you sleep.
The SomnoGuard family of appliances are a hybrid solution of appliances designed to meet the needs of the majority of patients suffering with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a single 15 minute office visit, that is Custom Fitted to your bite and adjustable to meet your specific anatomy. Covered by many insurers for OSA, the SomnoGuard family of appliances are available at prices far below most dental lab-made devices and deliver precisely the same clinical benefits while saving typically thousands of dollars and weeks of time