Types Of Oral Appliances – Dallas, TX
Easy-to-Use Solutions For Better Sleep
For patients dealing with mild to moderate sleep apnea and snoring, or who have severe sleep apnea and cannot tolerate their CPAP, oral appliance therapy in Dallas offers an effective and comfortable treatment option. With many appliances to choose from, our sleep dentist, Dr. Smith, is able to treat each patient based on their individual needs and ensure they’re fitted for an appliance that best addresses their condition. Call us today to schedule an appointment and learn which oral appliance is right for you.
Benefits of Oral Appliances
- Custom-fit to maximize effectiveness
- Quiet & comfortable
- Portable & travel-friendly
- No ongoing supply costs & upkeep
Why Choose Sleep Dallas?
- No CPAP or surgery
- Board-certified sleep experts
- Medical insurance accepted, including Medicare
- Whole health approach to quality sleep
- Continued care after device delivery
- Multiple appliances to choose from
Perfect for patients with small mouths or a preference for minimal bulk, the ProSomnus EVO offers an effective treatment for individuals with mild sleep apnea or who primarily snore. Its metal-free, single-layer design makes this device one of the easiest to clean. It also comes with additional replacement pieces in the event of damage or loss.
Individuals who opt for the SerenaSleep Elevate oral appliance can expect a patented, custom design that results in increased comfort and effectiveness. Considered to be durable, biocompatible, and made of medical-grade nylon, its efficient manufacturing process produces a high-value, quality product. Also, because of its minimal profile and anatomically correct design, it maximizes oral cavity volume and offers precise incremental mandibular advancement to optimize success.
Prosomnus’ flagship device, the IA, provides optimal fit and support for those seeking relief from sleep apnea and snoring. Perhaps the simplest device on the market to adjust, the Prosomnus IA is made of thin, durable plastic arches that are mixed and matched to allow for maximum advancement.
The Prosomnus PH is the perfect oral device for Medicare patients who want an alternative to CPAP. Its slim and smooth design makes the device comfortable and easy to use, while also effectively easing symptoms of sleep apnea. The Prosomnus PH also has unique lip shields that help to prevent any irritation to the cleeks or lips by the Herbst hinges.
A precision continuous advancement device, the Prosomnus CA utilizes proprietary technologies to resolve the archform asymmetries, manufacturing variances, and device design limitations of traditional devices. It is Prosomnus’ first offering that allows precision advancement by as little as .1mm.
Respire Pink Herbst
The Respire Pink Herbst is an excellent option for the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring. Ideal for patients with small mouths, this device is easy to adjust and allows for both vertical and lateral movement, making it comfortable to wear and highly effective.
The OASYS Oral/Nasal Airway System
The OASYS Oral/Nasal Airway System is a unique device that treats sleep apnea and/or snoring by relieving breathing problems that originate in both the nose and throat. Equipped with a nasal dilator and jaw repositioning technology, this appliance is sure to restore your sleep quality. The OASYS Oral/Nasal Airway System is also great for patients who wear an upper denture.
Panthera D-SAD Sleep Appliance
Constructed from biocompatible nylon, the Panthera D-SAD is FDA-approved to treat snoring and mild to moderate sleep apnea. Due to the need for maximum retention, this device is best for patients who have specific anatomical characteristics of the mouth. Our specialists can help determine if it is right for you.
As Somnomed’s newest and first no-metal appliance, the quality of this device’s design, fit, and effectiveness is unsurpassed. It is the first milled device that has a hard outer surface, but a more forgiving, comfortable inner surface for maximum comfort. The Somnomed Avant uses unique nylon straps to help gradually march the mandible forward until the target position is reached.
Somnomed Herbst Advance
One of the most comfortable Herbst devices on the market, the Somnomed Herbst Advance appliance allows for both lateral and vertical movement of the jaw. It’s an excellent option for the treatment of snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, and teeth grinding. It is the only Herbst design on the market with a ruler on the side so that patients can see how far they have advanced.
Made with SomnoDent’s proprietary SMH BFlex material that discourages delamination and the development of odors, the Flex’s soft internal liner provides exceptional comfort and relief for patients needing relief from sleep apnea. The device requires minimal adjustment and is suitable for patients with short teeth and crown or bridge work.
The Fusion is made from SomnoDent’s unique SMH BFlex material and is designed to maximize patient comfort and relief. The device also has replaceable wings that allow for customizable jaw advancement to ensure patients receive uncompromised treatment for their obstructive sleep apnea.
Thornton Adjustable Positioner (TAP®)
As a trusted standard in oral appliances, the Thornton Adjustable Positioner (TAP®) is custom-fit and fully adjustable by the patient to maximize comfort and relief from symptoms of sleep apnea and snoring. It has stood the test of time, and along with the Herbst devices, is an option for our Medicare population.
Patients who snore can find relief with the help of the SnoreHook. Designed with a mechanism that is hinged or jointed at the sides, front, or palate, it allows the mandible to easily be advanced. The SnoreHook is also able to protrude the mandible beyond the front teeth at maximum protrusion, and it is adjustable by the beneficiary by increments of one millimeter or less. This oral appliance also retains its adjustment setting when removed.
Made from soft silicone to maximize comfort, the AveoTSD is ideal for persistent snorers and those with sleep apnea. This appliance uses gentle suction to hold the tongue forward in the mouth, clearing the airway during sleep. Unlike other appliances, the AveoTSD does not attach to the teeth but may produce a sore or fatigued tongue. It is the device of choice for patients who are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment.