The dangers of snoring More than 80 million North Americans snore. Taking into account the snorer's spouse and children, as many as million people are negatively affected by snoring. And snoring doesn't merely interrupt your sleep cycle. The struggle for breath can result in soaring blood pressure, which can damage the walls of the carotid arteries and increase the risk of stroke.
Notice: Riverside Dental Ceramics is open to serve the essential needs of you and your patients. To learn how we are continuing to keep you safe, and for more updates on COVID, please click here. Sleep-disordered breathing i. The dental solution for sleep-disordered breathing is mandibular advancement with an oral appliance. Silent Nite appliance positions the lower jaw forward using Slide-Link connectors that are attached to upper and lower appliances. These appliances are composed of a soft inner layer with a hard, durable outer layer, both of which are BPA-free. The connectors hold the jaw in a therapeutic position as determined by the dentist.
FDA-Cleared Device for Treating Snoring and Mild to Moderate Sleep Apnea
Snoring can be a real problem, not only for the person who snores, but for the partner and other family members who live with the snorer. However, there is a dentist-prescribed solution for a more restful night's sleep: Silent Nite sl. This affordable device from Glidewell is flexible, thin and comfortable for patients, and it exhibits documented clinical success in mitigating or even preventing the disruptive, unhealthy effects of snoring and sleep apnea. Silent Nite sl has new, improved S-shaped connectors that are stronger than those found on the original Silent Nite and are easily interchangeable by the patient. The endosseous part of the implant narrows in diameter toward the apex, simulating the shape of the original tooth root for greater implant stability and improved overall esthetics The 5-year predicted increase is due to increased awareness of oral appliances, an increasing number of diagnosed sleep apnea patients, Injectable Anesthetics. Topical Agents.
In the 20 years I have been involved in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing I have talked to hundreds of dentists their staff and their patients about daytime sleepiness and sleep quality. Frankly I was starting to feel a little judgy. How is it possible that people cannot tell that they are sleepy and that they need to get treatment. Well then I noticed I was falling asleep at my desk in the afternoon and I noticed that I was closing my eyes while driving home very dangerous.