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Suffering from sleep apnea? Have other treatments failed? If you have sleep apnea, there is a breakthrough treatment that may help. Research shows that oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment option for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Led by Dr. Dawn Rickert, New Hope Cosmetic & Family Dentistry (located in New Hope, PA) offers many effective treatments for sleep apnea. Read on to learn about the different types of sleep apnea appliances that are available.
SomnoDent- Worn only during sleep, a sleep apnea appliance fits like a sports mouth guard or an orthodontic retainer. The SomnoDent sleep apnea appliance is the gold standard in the treatment of sleep apnea. The SomnoDent device is crafted from a high-quality acrylic material. The device treats sleep apnea by holding the jaw in a forward position, which keeps the airways open. The SomnoDent oral device allows you to sleep comfortably and breathe easier.
Klearway- Klearway is a sleep apnea appliance used for the treatment sleep apnea and snoring. Klearway is crafted from a thermoacrylic material. Klearway becomes pliable for easy insertion and confirms securely to the teeth. The appliance holds the lower in a forward position and the jaws closed together during sleep. The oral appliance fits securely in your mouth for a perfect fit while significantly reducing tooth and soft tissue discomfort.
Herbst Advance- The SomnoDent Herbst Advance sleep apnea appliance is an effective treatment for sleep apnea. The SomnoDent Herbst Advance oral appliance is available in two models (Classic and Flex). Developed with proprietary SMH BFlex, the oral device features a hinge mechanism that increases comfort for the patient. The SomnoDent Herbst Advance is very popular because it's well made, durable and comfortable to wear.
The TAP Device- The TAP 3 and TAP 3 Elite (Thornton Adjustable Positioner) effectively treat snoring and sleep apnea. The TAP 3 and TAP 3 Elite are custom-made sleep apnea appliances that fit firmly over the teeth. The oral devices hold the jaw forward and allow the patient's lips to close. The TAP 3 and TAP 3 Elite improve breathing and eliminate snoring in over 95 percent of patients. These oral appliances also effectively treat sleep apnea and reduce the impact of associated health risks without the need for surgery.
SomnoDent SUAD- The SomnoDent SUAD is a premium sleep apnea appliance that safely and effectively treats sleep apnea. The oral appliance is produced from a laboratory-grade impression of your own teeth. It is designed to withstand the forces of teeth grinding. The SomnoDent SUAD is a comfortable, effective, and durable alternative to CPAP therapy or surgery.
Don't take the risk. Left untreated, sleep apnea can have serious and life-threatening consequences. Call New Hope Cosmetic & Family Dentistry at (215) 862-2525 today to schedule a dental consultation in New Hope, PA. We want you to live your best possible life!