An oral may be able to help keep your airway open while you sleep. The oral device is fitted by our office and worn much like a retainer or sport mouthguard. It is designed to keep the mandible (jaw) and tongue in a forward position that allows the airway to remain open. Oral devices work best for patients with mild to moderate OSA, patients who experience OSA mostly in the supine position (when sleeping on their backs), and for those who are not obese and do not have a large neck.
Sleep Adequacy and Regularity
A Healthy Bedroom Environment
Eating and Drinking
A Healthy Routine
Treatment with an oral appliance can have several health benefits. They include:
Thomas Gonzales D.D.S.
Dr. Gonzales has helped hundreds of patients and he is widely-recommended by the because of his professional training and experience as well as his ability to transform their smile. He provides a relaxed and professional ambiance to put your dental fears at ease. Dr. Gonzales has been treating patients with sleep apnea for over 12 year.