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

Oral Appliances

  • 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


Resources:

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

Canadian Sleep Society

"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.