Oral appliances are devices that can be used to treat mild or moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea, as well as snoring. Oral appliances are known as: Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS), Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD), Mandibular Repositioning Appliances (MRA), or Tongue Retaining Devices (TRD). These oral appliances hold your tongue in place so that your airway stays open while you
sleep. They look like the mouth guards used by athletes to protect their teeth. Oral appliances are placed into your mouth at night, before you go to bed. The appliance is worn for the entire time you are sleeping. (There is no need to wear it during the day.)
Oral appliances may be more convenient than other forms of therapy, but make certain if you use one, it is fitted properly and corrects your sleeping issues.
✔ Speak with a sleep specialist to find out if an oral appliance will help you
✔ If your appliance is not making your symptoms better, see your specialist
✔ Keep follow-up appointments with your sleep specialist &/or Dentist
✔ Clean your appliance daily
More Information on our FAQ-page.