Evidence presented at a recent International Sleep Conference in Brisbane demonstrated that custom made oral appliances are just as effective as the CPAP machine in overcoming sleepiness, snoring and the other symptoms of sleep apnoea.
Made by the Australian company Resmed, the Apnealink is small unobtrusive monitor worn while sleeping at home and measures snoring, blood oxygen levels and reductions in air intake when breathing.
Healthcare practitioners have written article after article about the health risks that go hand-in-hand with sleep apnoea. From fatigue that makes drivers a danger on the road to the heightened risk of high blood pressure and heart attacks, most people are somewhat aware of the dangers.
The following article with clinical director of SleepWise Clinic, Dr Harry Ball, was recently featured in The Age newspaper.
If you just discovered that you snore during your sleep, you may wonder if it’s a symptom of something more serious—sleep apnoea. Since three-quarters of excessive snorers do have this condition, it is a valid question.
Recent studies show that the results of treatment with the CPAP machine and oral appliances are similar in regard to overcoming tiredness, snoring, depression, anxiety and the quality of
Updates in Dental Sleep Medicine: Is there a gold standard oral appliance for snoring and sleep apnoea?
here is a large array of oral appliances on the market today with over 85 different designs of dentist snoring mouthpiece coming from various companies.
Oral appliances are one of the best available treatments for snoring, and along with CPAP, one of the two primary treatments for sleep apnoea. At either of SleepWise Clinic’s Melbourne locations you can now take advantage of our Satisfaction Guarantee and trial a definitive…
Most people who snore come to accept it as a part of their life. It’s ‘the way it is.’ It’s no big deal. A lot of people snore. People who make TV Shows and movies think it’s funny. But it’s not funny. It’s not funny for the snorer…
When it comes to snoring, studies show that the person with sleep apnoea isn’t the only one missing out on a good night’s sleep. Sleep apnoea is often accompanied by loud snorts and snoring and recent worldwide studies show that the bed partner can wake up during the night just…
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