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Author: Dr. Tammy Balatgek, DDS, MS

Review of SnoreRx for Snoring, by Dr. Tammy Balatgek, DDS, MS

Review of SnoreRx for Snoring, by Dr. Tammy Balatgek, DDS, MS

Recently we evaluated the SnoreRx device which is an over-the-counter oral appliance for the treatment of snoring. Snoring is the sound caused by a narrowed nasal and/or oral airway during sleep.  Potential airway narrowing may occur in the nose and includes a deviated septum, enlarged soft tissue (turbinates), polyps, and/or sinus congestion. Narrowing in the…

CPAP versus Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

CPAP versus Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

If you or someone you know suffers from snoring or sleep apnea, treatment will improve overall health. It is well known that certain medical conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, anxiety, headache, Type 2 diabetes, weight gain, adult asthma, and acid reflux are associated with sleep apnea. Non-medical associations include the risk…