- Q Can snoring be treated?
Dr. Stephen Black, DentistryYes! There are numerous ways to help reduce or eliminate snoring - from surgical procedures to oral dental appliances. Often times snoring can be associated with a more serious condition called sleep apnea. This is where you can briefly stop... Full Answer
- Q What causes snoring?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologySleep apnea is the most rapidly increasing airway problem. If you sleep-or try to sleep, shall we say-next to a snorer, you might compare the sound to a garbage disposal. Or perhaps a jet engine. The amplifiers from your teenager's band, maybe? Without... Full Answer
- Q How does the Thornton Adjustable Positioner (TAP) treat snoring?
Dr. Benjamin S Fiss DDS, DentistryThe Thornton Adjustable Positioner (TAP) is based on the same principle as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR. The airway must be opened to allow air to pass through the throat. A constricted or collapsed airway causes snoring or sleep apnea. The TAP... Full Answer