(816) 741-7477

8600 NW 64th Street, Suite 201, Parkville, MO 64152  

Hours: Mon-Thu, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Snore Guards

EMA-guard-diagramIf you have trouble breathing while you’re asleep, our office offers a possible solution with snore guards. Snore guards, such as the Elastic Mandibular Advancement (EMA), are customized removable appliances that you wear in your mouth while you’re sleeping. These devices are designed to open the bite and advance the jaw forward, thereby increasing airflow in your upper respiratory system. These custom-made oral appliances are only available through dental professionals.

Over 80 million Americans snore (a sign of restricted airflow), and over 40 million Americans experience obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder characterized by a lack of breathing for more than 10 seconds at a time during sleep. If you are one of these people, then a snore guard may be a good option for you. Treatment can alleviate your daytime sleepiness and improve your overall quality of life!