If you feel snoring is a problem, discuss it with your dentist or doctor. You may be a suitable candidate for a custom sleep appliance (oral airway dilator), which is one of the most efficient and effective methods for snoring treatment.
At our Fort Collins sleep disorder treatment center we use a variety of appliances for snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) issues. They are made and fitted by your doctor, and it works by moving your jaw and tongue forward, thereby creating more space for you to properly breathe during the night. This sleep apnea treatment reduces or eliminates snoring and helps open the airway. However, it is important that you are screened for TMJ and arthritic changes.
Snoring is often an indicator of something more serious called OSA. Snoring and OSA are similar respiratory sleep disorders.
Your body is being robbed of the rest it needs to function during the day when you are constantly awoken throughout the night.
In addition to lifestyle changes such as good sleep hygiene, exercise and weight loss, there are three primary ways for snoring and sleep apnea treatment: