Ask a Best Doctor: Why Would You Ever Take Out Tonsils?

In response to the question of why doctors keep doing tonsillectomies, Dr. David Godin of the Voice and Swallowing Center of ENT and Allergy Associates asserts that the procedure is in most cases unnecessary. Tonsillectomy is most commonly recommended for sleep apnoea management. In the management of sleep apnoea and recurrent infections, the benefits outweigh the risks of tonsil removal.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.