Living with a snorer can be a challenging situation for even the most committed couples. Sleep deprivation is used as a form of torture for many reasons. It can have so many implications for your health, reflexes and daily performance. If you lie next to a snorer, you’ve perhap
Oral appliances are a proven, effective treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), a medical disorder with significant morbidity and increased mortality rate. Following diagnosis of OSA and recommendation of an oral appliance by a medical specialist, selection of an app
There are over 80 different types of appliances available, and they differ in regards to effectiveness and comfort. Dentists experienced and skilled in the field, only use appliances that follow specific guidelines set out by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)...
Oral appliances are one of the best available treatments for snoring, and along with CPAP, one of the two primary treatments for sleep apnoea. At either of SleepWise Clinic’s Melbourne locations you can now take advantage of our Satisfaction Guarantee and trial a definitive, sta
Dr David Cunnington, a leading Melbourne based sleep physician, presents an excellent outline on some of the frequently overlooked reasons why patients receiving oral appliances for snoring and sleep apnea should have a sleep study. It is about more than just seeing if the patient has
Like second-hand smoke, second-hand snoring is a very real concern for people sleeping close to a snorer. A study at the Mayo Clinic in the US found that the bedmates of heavy snorers lose an average of one hour of sleep per night. Partners often wake up feeling grouchy next morning
Most people who snore come to accept it as a part of their life. It’s ‘the way it is.’ It’s no big deal. A lot of people snore. People who make TV Shows and movies think it’s funny. But it’s not funny. It’s not funny for the snorer...