Dr. Richard Klein of Michigan Head & Neck Institute, with Three Other Experts, met with Members of the Dept. of Transportation
Untreated sleep apnoea can pose a serious danger for workers who professionally drive vehicles, especially trucks. Four experts in Washington DC offered solutions for sleep apnoea and presented the new alternatives to the US Department of Transportation recently.
The main topic of their discussion involved the various causes and treatments for truck drivers and other people who have transportation occupations that suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea.
A barrier to encouraging oral appliances for those drivers who would not wear a CPAP machine when sleeping, was the fact that compliance and usage is measurable with a CPAP machine and not measurable with an oral appliance until now.
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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