Somnodent Appliance in Coquitlam, BC
Are you currently dealing with sleep apnea? Maybe you want to know what your options are. You might also be looking into sleep apnea devices for a spouse or loved one. The Somnodent appliance is a great option to consider.
If you want to learn more about Somnodent Appliances near you, contact our prosthodontists at Tri-Cities Dental Specialists.
What Are Somnodent Appliances?
Somnodent appliances are designed to help with obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and bruxism. These appliances work to improve sleep quality.
Somnodent appliances are fitted by a specialist so that it properly fits the patient during sleep. The appliances are designed to be comfortable, so they do not disturb sleep.
Types of Somnodent Appliances
There are several kinds of Somnodent appliances. You should speak to one of our prosthodontists to ensure you’re getting the right appliance for your needs. One may work better for you than others, depending on your situation. There are both signature and standard versions of Somnodent appliances.
Signature Somnodent Appliances
- SUAD Ultra
Standard Somnodent Appliances
- Hebrst Advance
- Air & Air+
- Morning Repositioner
How to Clean and Care for Somnodent Appliances
Our prosthodontists will help you care for your appliance properly to ensure it lasts as long as possible. Here are a couple of tips for caring for your Somnodent appliance:
- Avoid placing your appliance in direct sunlight.
- Store your appliance in clean water in a storage container without a lid.
Keeping your appliance clean is important as well. Here’s how you should clean your appliance:
- After removing your appliance, rinse it with water and liquid soap. Avoid using toothpaste as it can damage your appliance.
- Always rinse with lukewarm or cold water to avoid damage.
- Clean your teeth before inserting the appliance.
- Use SomTabs to clean your appliance weekly or daily.
- Clean gently with a soft toothbrush.
Do you think Somnodent Appliances would help with your sleep apnea? If you think you could benefit from a Somnodent appliance for your sleep apnea, contact our prosthodontists near you. Our prosthodontists at Tri-Cities Dental Specialists can help you learn about Somnodent Appliances near you.