How do I stop Snoring?
1st July 2013
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Why do we snore?

When the soft palate and tongue are relaxed during sleep, the natural airway narrows. This may create vibrations of the soft tissue in the throat, this is known as snoring.

How Bad Is Your Snoring?

The Sleep Apnoea Test (The Epworth scale) is rated from 0 to 3 in terms of sleepiness whilst performing certain tasks or scenarios. The test will give you a score that will indicate if you have a sleep apnoea problem. 

Sleep Apnoea

Snoring may be a sign of sleep apnoea. Sleep apnoea occurs when the airway completely collapses. The airway becomes blocked and the air supply is temporarily interrupted. You have stopped breathing.

If the airway obstruction persists, the brain partially wakes the person enabling them to clear their throat and breathe, you than fall back to sleep. The cycle repeats throughout the night.

The Solution

Introducing the orthoApnea, a mandibular (jaw) advancement appliance, this device, which you install just before bed and sits snuggly around the upper and lower teeth, has been proven to prevent snoring by keeping the lower jaw forward (its normal position), and the airway open.

As the airway is now more open to allow the air to flow freely, there is no noise, NO SNORING.

This also means you are now getting all the fresh air into your lungs that you need, giving you and your sleep partner both a better night’s sleep.

The Value to Your life

We make this device specially for you, to perfectly fit your own mouth so that you get the most comfort from wearing it. The value to your sleep will be greatly improved as a result.

Dr Mike Deasy, the dentist at Bushy Park Dental is a member of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine

"I know that the OrthoApnea device is truly effective at preventing snoring, I wear one. My wife is also truly delighted that it works" Dr Mike Deasy, the Dentist at Bushy Park Dental.

To Book Your Appointment, call 020 8941 9090

This article has been provided by Bushy Park Dental recommended local dentists in Hampton Hill and Richmond upon Thames who who will take the time to treat patients in Richmond borough as an individual in comfortable and relaxed surroundings.

About the Author

Nick T

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I launched The Best of Richmond in 2005 and am passionate about supporting all things local. In particular, we work hard to showcase the best local businesses who give the borough its character and make...

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