SomnoDent is the name of SomnoMed’s sleep apnea dental device product line.
Sleep apnea oral devices like SomnoDent work by moving the lower jaw forward.
SomnoDent devices are made of an acrylic-like substance that is formed by taking an impression of the patient’s teeth. Usually, this is done in a dentist’s office with a bite impression kit. The bite impression kit is inserted into the patient’s mouth. After the bite impression is complete, it is sent to a dental laboratory that pours plaster into the impression and makes a mold of the teeth. This is used as the foundation in which the oral appliance is made around.
Sleep apnea dental device therapy is often used as an alternative sleep apnea treatment to other sleep apnea treatments.
Sleep apnea devices like SomnoDent are usually created by a dentist and dental lab in conjunction with a physician. Sleep dentists have experience working with sleep apnea oral appliances and customizing dental sleep apnea treatment based on the individual’s medical and dental history.
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- Sleep Apnea Mouth Piece
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Patient comfort – Eighty eight percent of users reported regular use of this oral device – Patients are able to move mouth open and close with oral appliance in place, as well as talk.
Clinically Proven – Fifteen scientific studies have demonstrated the oral appliance clinical benefits. Ninety one percent of patients stated improvement in sleep quality with the SomnoDent.
Sleep apnea oral appliances and dental devices are approved medical treatment options for mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. They are also considered for treatment of OSA patients with severe sleep apnea who are unable to tolerate CPAP.
Some of the side effects of sleep apnea dental devices include TMJ discomfort, tooth shifting, and tooth discomfort. Treatment for sleep apnea with SomnoDent, and other oral sleep apnea therapies should be coordinated with a physician and dentist.
SomnoMed has delivered over 200,000 SomnoDent sleep apnea oral appliance devices worldwide. They market the product under ‘Continuous Open Airway Therapy – COAT‘.
SomnoDent is a sleep apnea oral appliance dental device for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea owned by SomnoMed.
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