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Sleep Apnoea

What is Snoring?

Snoring is caused by the partial closure of the upper airway during sleep. The reduction in airflow causes the snoring sound as the soft tissues at the back of the throat vibrate. Sadly, snoring can lead to relationship issues, exhaustion, stress, and depression. In some cases, though not all, snoring can also indicate a condition called Sleep Apnoea – a potentially life-threatening condition if left untreated.

What is Sleep Apnoea?

Sleep Apnoea is caused by the repeated collapse of the airway during sleep, causing complete or partial airflow obstruction for longer than 10 seconds. Sometimes, the sleep apnoea sufferer can stop breathing at night, often waking themselves up with a snort or gasp. If untreated, these regular disruptions to sleep can lead to increased blood pressure, heightened risk of cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes and excessive daytime sleepiness.

The Silensor

The Silensor-sl consists of one splint for the upper jaw and one splint for the lower jaw. The lower jaw is either held in a predetermined position or advanced by 2 connectors that are fixed to the splint. It counteracts the narrowing of the respiratory tracts. It is a comfortable and effective snoreguard. Clinical tests have shown that the advancement of the lower jaw considerably reduces snoring considerably. It is cost effective, comfortable and easy to use.

Leone Forward Appliances

The first hardware Kit was engineered explicitly for the antisnoring bimaxillary dorsal type appliance. This time-saving kit includes all the necessary components for more accessible and precise appliance construction. This anti-snoring appliance is comfortable to wear, easy to use, proven to work and used in dental hospitals.

Telescopic advancer (Leone)

The Telescopic Advancer Kit includes all the components for an easier and more precise construction of the most popular anti-snoring appliance. This anti-snoring appliance is comfortable to wear, easy to use, proven to work and used in dental hospitals.

Mandibular Snoring Inhibitor (MSi)

The MSi is one the most reliable and effective mandibular advancement splints ever made. It has a three-bar advancement system to provide incredible strength: a restrictive screw-dampening mechanism, designed to maintain protrusion throughout the night; an open, skeletal structure for ease of cleaning, together with gold-plated components to reduce plaque build-up and superior levels of hygiene. This appliance is comfortable to wear, easy to use and the ideal appliance if you grind your teeth as it doesn’t prevent the appliance from working.

Sleepwell Appliances

The Sleepwell is a type of Mandibular Advancement Splint (MAS) – used to treat Snoring and mild-moderate Sleep Apnoea. Worn during sleep, it prevents airway closure by holding the lower jaw in a forward position. This keeps the airway open and unobstructed during sleep, preventing snoring. This appliance is comfortable to wear, easy to use, and ideal if you grind your teeth as it doesn’t stop the appliance from working.

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