Snoring & Sleep Apnoea
Does snoring keep you and your partner awake at night? Is this affecting the quality of your sleep?
You might be surprised to know that about 33% of the population snores. This is because when we sleep our muscles relax and our airways narrow.
Snoring is the vibrating noise made when the back of the tongue vibrates and touches the back of the throat. About 5% of snorers also suffer from sleep apnoea.
For these people, their throats close during sleep and they stop breathing. This lasts from 5 secs to 2 mins and can happen several times a night. The sleeping brain is forced to wake up momentarily to allow air into the lungs, which is very is stressful.
The Sleepwell device
At MK Smiles we offer Sleepwell as a cost-effective sleep apnoea and snoring treatment.
It is a custom-made device that you wear at night which prevents the lower jaw from dropping back during sleep thereby preventing the closure of your airways during sleep. This provides an effective long-term remedy for snoring.
Benefits of Sleepwell
Customised to your mouth for maximum comfort
95% success in reducing snoring
Robust but slimline and comfortable
Side to side movement whilst being worn
“I just want to say that Komal Baba has been absolutely fantastic in their understanding of my anxiety condition, so much so, they have pretty much removed my anxiety and fear of visiting the dentist completely. Since seeing Komal and Ute I no longer have any pains or issues with my teeth (fingers crossed), but more remarkably, I am able to sit in the once-dreaded dentist chair without any anxiety.
They are both extremely wonderful members of staff and I think they should be commended for their understanding and support to people like myself who are sometimes severely disabled by our anxiety conditions.”