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Sleep Apnea Solutions of Cincinnati

Snore Guards for Sleep Apnea
Cincinnati, OH


Woman in bed with man who needs snore guards for sleep apnea from Sleep Apnea Solutions of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OHObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder in which the muscles around the tongue relax, leading the tissues to block airflow to the lungs while the person is asleep. This disorder is typically treated with dental appliances such as snore guards or mouth guards and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

Today, the use of snore guards for sleep apnea has increased as they effectively treat mild to moderate cases of snoring and sleep apnea. At Sleep Apnea Solutions of Cincinnati, and can take an impression of your teeth so that you can have your own custom snore guard.

How Does a Snore Guard for Sleep Apnea Work?


The FDA has approved many oral appliances to treat moderate sleep apnea and snoring cases. Snore guards for sleep apnea work by moving your lower jaw forward to increase the size of your upper airway. It reduces the air resistance that leads to sleep apnea and snoring. Some snore guards can also adjust your tongue’s position. These devices are often used as an alternative to CPAP.

Are Snore Guards Better Than CPAP?


You can use snore guards for mild to moderate cases of sleep apnea, but if you want instant results in severe sleep apnea cases, you should try CPAP. Oral appliances usually improve sleep apnea and keep snoring at bay, which is why they work best for mild cases of OSA. People with severe sleep apnea can use a snore guard in combination with CPAP to reduce pressure on their CAP machine.

Benefits of Snore Guards for Sleep Apnea


Here are some benefits of using snore guards for sleep apnea:
•  Reduced number of shallow breathing episodes
•  Reduced number of pauses in breathing
•  Decreased volume and frequency of snoring
•  Significantly improved blood oxygen levels
•  Decreased daytime sleepiness


Moreover, with continued use, these snore guards will improve your quality of life. They also work wonders for people who do not respond well to CPAP therapy, as they are a safe and effective alternative.

How Often Should You Clean Your Snore Guard?


Your dentist at Sleep Apnea Solutions of Cincinnati will tell you how often you should clean your snore guard for sleep apnea. We will also recommend a cleaning solution and brush for the mouth guard and ask you to rinse, dry, and store it appropriately. Ideally, you should disinfect the snore guard weekly using the recommended cleaning solution.

Get Your Custom Snore Guard for Sleep Apnea


and are sleep apnea experts who can design a customized snore guard designed specifically for your jaw and mouth. Our dentist will take an impression of your teeth and send it to the manufacturer to create the snore guard. Then, we will call you for a fitting and adjust the guard in your mouth to ensure it is comfortable and effective.

If you want a snore guard for sleep apnea, call us at (513) 748-6446, and we will schedule your appointment right away.

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