WALL TOWNSHIP/TOMS RIVER, NJ – Do you suffer from mild to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? If so, Ocean Otolaryngology Associates (Ocean ENT) is now offering SomnoGuard® Oral Appliance Therapy as part of its comprehensive sleep practice.
Snoring and sleep apnea are created by changes in the airway that typically develop over time that restrict the natural air flow while you breathe. This is often caused by the airway being reduced in size or obstructed all together by a narrowing of the airway at the base of the tongue. Oral Appliance Therapy has been recognized as a useful option to maintain an open airway by restricting the rearward collapse of the tongue during sleep by holding or advancing the lower jaw in a more forward position. This option has been recognized by the FDA and most issuers to be a safe and effective option for many patients suffering from mild to moderate OSA and snoring.
“SomnoGuard® Oral Appliance Therapy utilizes an advanced thermodynamic material to enable a custom fitting to your specific bite in a single, quick and easy visit to our office,” said Dr. Bruce W. Peters of Ocean ENT. “An assessment of your anatomy and particular symptoms and indications may warrant a sleep study if one has not been performed already.
The SomnoGuard® AP is a two-piece, adjustable, prefabricated appliance that is designed to enable the lower jaw to be advanced forward, relative to the upper jaw, bringing the tongue and associated musculature forward, thus opening and stabilizing the upper airway. It also enables you to breathe through the mouth, as well as move your jaw from side to side to optimize comfort. It is often considered a covered benefit of many insurance plans for documented OSA and a readily available and more affordable treatment solution for snoring than many other alternatives.
To learn more about SomnoGuard® Oral Appliance Therapy, please schedule an appointment with Ocean ENT by calling 732-281-0100. The Ocean ENT office is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. For the most up-to-date information, please follow Ocean ENT on Facebook.
About Ocean ENT
Ocean ENT (Ocean Otolaryngology Associates, P.A.) is a respected provider of ear, nose and throat care serving Monmouth and Ocean counties. Ocean ENT’s board-certified physicians have extensive training and clinical experience and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends. A wide range of services, including treatment of sinus disease, thyroid disease, hoarseness, hearing loss, childhood ENT disorders and nasal breathing difficulty are provided at the practice’s Toms River and Manasquan offices. To learn more about Ocean ENT, visit https://oceanentnj.com or call 732-281-0100.
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Ocean ENT is now offering SomnoGuard® Oral Appliance Therapy.