Snoring
Yaletown Dentist

 

   

1208 Homer Street, Suite 132
Vancouver, BC V6B 2Y5

Tel.: 604 688 4400
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Sleep Apnea & Snoring Treatments

For most cases, the partner is the first person who notices snoring and possible sleep apnea.

There is no final treatment for snoring or sleep apnea however there are 2 main ways to keep the airways open during sleep to reduce the snoring and apnic attack.

Oral Appliance

Appliance is manufactured and monitored in our office. This move the jaw forward to open airway at the back. The advantage of appliance over CPAP machine is that it is more comfortable to wear at night and it is easier to carry if patient takes trips out of the town.

We provide Klearway as dental appliance for sleep apnea. there are variety of appliances for snoring.

CPAP Machine

CPAP or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure is a method of applying a positive pressure to the inside of the throat to prevent it from collapsing during sleep. The individual wears a special mask over the nose that is connected to a pump. The pump applies pressure through the mask to keep the throat from collapsing.

A sleep test required for proper diagnosis of sleep apnea.

More information about sleep apnea

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

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