Treatments for Snoring & Sleep Apnea
Dr. Tara Dental treats snoring and sleep apnea using oral appliance therapy (sometimes called mouthpieces, snore guards, dental appliance). A custom oral appliance fits over your teeth. It helps hold the lower jaw and tongue forwards to keep the airway open during sleep.
Dr. Tara Anger-Andersen is a qualified general dentist with training in dental sleep medicine to:
discuss treatment options and guide selection of oral appliance that best fits your needs
guide adjustment of oral appliance to alleviate your symptoms
follow treatment success and address questions or concerns
are durable medical devices which may be covered by your medical insurance
easy to place over your teeth and tolerated well by most
quiet and portable
easy to care for
convenient for travel
Oral Appliance Therapy - American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Do snoring remedies actually work? - The Globe and Mail
"Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults." - The Canadian Medical Association Journal
"Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring with Oral Appliance Therapy: An Update for 2015: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline." Ramar, Kannan, et al. Journal of clinical sleep medicine: JCSM: official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 11.7 (2015): 773.