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What is the sleep apnea device that holds your jaw in place?

It is a device that was invented in the 1930s with research that started in the 1980s. Today there are over 70 designs. It fits in the mouth and goes over the upper and lower teeth.

It is used to treat obstructive sleep apnea by holding the lower jaw forward.

The most effective devises are adjustable and custom made by specially trained dentists who work with sleep physicians.

 

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