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Snoring is an uncomfortable topic for most people to bring up but at Penhold Dental, we offer Penhold Snore & Night Guards to help break the stigma of snoring and to help everyone in your family, including yourself, get a good night’s sleep.
What is a Night Guard?
A Snore Guard a dental device is used to prevent snoring. Snore guards are custom fit and are designed to hold your lower jaw forward while you are asleep. The theory of Snore Guard is that if your jaw is positioned forward, which increases the size of your upper airway, reducing the air resistance that leads to snoring.
How Does It Work?
A snore guard is designed to prevent your jaw and tongue from falling back into the throat which ultimately restricts your air passage. By positioning your lower jaw forward, snore guards have been proven to stop airway obstruction to reduce or stop your snoring.
How Are Night Guards Made?
Snore guards are made by taking an impression of your top and bottom teeth. We will send your impressions to our dental lab where it is made to fit your mouth specifically. Your snore guard will fit snugly over your top teeth while you sleep as it repositions your lower jaw into a comfortable position.
How to Care for Your Night Guard:
- Ensure that your Snore Guard is cleaned before and after each use with cold water and a toothbrush.
- On occasion, it is important to clean the Snore Guard in cool water rinsing it thoroughly afterward.
- Store your snore guard in the case provided. This will perm
e the plastic, but we can’t replace natural tooth, so keep your teeth healthy, and sleep with a night guard!
If you have any questions or would like to request your Night Guard appointment with Dr. Dave Litchfield,
please do not hesitate to contact us at (403) 886-7665.