Somnowell Follow Up Study
In a longitudinal follow up study reported at the 2010 World Orthodontics congress patients using the Somnowell reported in excess of a 90% success rate and exceptionally high compliance levels.
- 95% report that they still wear the Somnowell each night
- 97% report no problems breathing whilst wearing Somnowell
- 95% report that their snoring has improved
- 95% report no problems sleeping whlist wearing Somnowell
- 80% report better quality sleep
Chrome cobalt mandibular advancement appliances for managing snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
S.P. Ash & A.M. Smith: Journal of Orthodontics, volume 31 2004, pages 295 -299.
The role of orthodontics and Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in the management of OSA - a single case report
D. Patel, S. Ash & J. Evans: British Dental Journal, volume 196 March 13 2004, pages 264-267.
Non–Apneic snoring and the orthodontist: the effectiveness of mandibular advancement splints
A.M. Smith & J.M. Battagel: Journal of Orthodontics, volume 31 2004, pages 115 -123.
The effect of a mandibular advancement splint in subjects with sleep-related breathing disorders
A. Johal, D. Arya, L.J. Winchester, P.L.H Venn & H. Brooks: British Dental Journal, volume 199 November 12 2005, pages 591-595.
Titrated mandibular advancement versus positive airway pressure for sleep apnoea
F. Gagnadoux, B. Fleury, B. Vielle, B. Petelle, N. Meslier, X.L. N’Guyen, W. Trzepizur, & J.L.Racineux: European Respiratory Journal, volume 34 2009, pages 914-920.
Oral appliances for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea: a review
K.A. Ferguson, R. Cartwright, R. Rogers, W. Schmidt-Nowara: Sleep, volume 29 No 2 2006, pages 244-262.
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