Two Significant Indicators of Sleep Apnoea Include BMI and Neck Circumference
A helpful tool in screening sleep apnoea is calculating the patients BMI and neck circumference. This ratio of height to weight will help assess whether patients are underweight, normal weight or overweight. The higher the BMI, the greater the risk of some diseases, including sleep apnoea. Through intense training from Sleep Group Solutions, dentists are quickly becoming the first line of defence in screening and identifying sleep apnoea patients. They should be made aware of these indicators.
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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