Breathing Appliances Can Reduce Mortality for Sleep Apnoea Patients
Sleep apnoea is a common medical condition which can have serious medical consequences when untreated. Apnoea occurs when the muscles and soft tissues in the throat relax and collapse to cause a total blockage of the airway for up to 10 seconds or more. A recent study has shown that breathing appliances can reduce mortality in sleep apnoea patients. This study suggests for the first time that oral appliances may confer reduction in cardiovascular mortality for patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea intolerant to continuous positive airway pressure.
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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.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners