The first important thing to note is that the
FDA currently only
approves anti-snoring mouthpieces that are custom designed and fitted
to your mouth by a doctor or dentist. This means that companies cannot
claim that their mouthpiece works to stop snoring, because most all
mouthpieces you will find on the market can be easily fitted to your
mouth at home, by yourself.
this does not mean that
devices do not work; it simply means that companies can’t
their device works to lessen snoring. This has resulted in the majority
of snoring mouthguards on the market marketing themselves as mainly
devices to stop bruxism
(nighttime grinding of the teeth).
you've read some of the reviews of most
nighttime mouthpieces on the market, you will find that many people
have had quite a bit of luck using these devices to help them stop
Of course, you can always
go to either your dentist or an ear, nose, and throat doctor and have
them make a custom fitted snoring mouthpiece for you, but this will
probably end up costing you between
$300 and $1000 after taking into account the doctor’s
visits and the mouthpiece itself, and even after all of this there is
no guarantee that the mouthpiece will be comfortable or work to stop
your snoring. It's a choice you'll have to make.
concerned about using a non-FDA approved device, then maybe this is the
best route for you to go. However, many people recommend at least using
the much cheaper, custom
fitting mouthpieces first in order to see
whether or not they will have any effect on your snoring.
will find a list of some of the most
popular snoring mouthguards on the
market, as well as honest information and reviews of each product. Keep
in mind that some of these products claim to be only for bruxism, but
that is merely to do with the FDA regulations.
NightGuard is a two-layered
design mouth guard, meant to assist with reducing night
time teeth grinding.
mouth guard was designed
by a group of professional dentists to help prevent damage
done to teeth due to nighttime bruxism. The mouth guard is designed in
two layers. The top layer is soft to cushion your teeth and absorb any
grinding, while the bottom layer is firm to help prevent it from
guard features a fitting
channel to ensure that the guard locks in place while you
sleep. It also has a patented slanted front, keeping the guard away
from gums and lips, making for a more comfortable fit.
product is a single guard that fits over your top teeth only. Once
molded successfully, it should stay on your upper teeth once you open
your mouth. If it is too long, it can be shortened using sharp scissors.
Doctor's Nightguard is custom molded to your mouth at home using an easy heat and fit process.
The company also offers a fit guarantee. If it doesn’t fit, you can
return the product.
guard also features a slim
design. Some users of other products report problems with
the more bulky options available, and so if you have a small mouth or
are sensitive to the feeling of something in your mouth overnight, you
may find this guard more comfortable.
thing to note is that the guard is not recommended for suffers of TMJ,
and so if you have this condition this mouth guard will likely not suit
Doctor's Nightguard ships
with a storage container, making transporting the mouth
Sleep Aid Custom Mouthguard
is one of the products which has followed the FDA regulations
and only markets their device as a solution to nighttime bruxism;
however a quick look at the reviews will show you that many people have
had good success
using this product to help them stop snoring as
can be custom fitted to almost any size mouth, quickly and easily,
all in the comfort of your own home. The mouthpiece is made from a
gel material that requires boiling to get it to conform to
your mouth before using it the first time. Just make sure that you
closely follow the step-by-step instructions in order to get the best
of the best things about this particular mouthguard is that it is
much more durable and long lasting since it is
designed to deal with
the stress that grinding and clenching your teeth can put on the
mouthguard. Still, it is best if you change the mouthguard every six
months or so, mainly for hygiene reasons.
people have reported problems with mouthpieces falling out at
night, or feeling like they are going to swallow or choke on them.
However, there seems to be much less instance of this with the Serenity
Sleep Aid, and most
people report not even noticing it is
a night or two. If you have problems with bruxism, as well as snoring,
then this is definitely the perfect product for you, as it will help to
alleviate both issues.
Mouth Guard is designed to help with many dental problems
that interrupt sleep, including grinding, clenching, bruxism, and TMJ.
It can also help if you have problems sleeping because you sleep with
your mouth open.
guard is a moldable single piece, and comes with a travel case included.
It’s made of FDA
approved food grade EVA material. Although marketed as a
device for bruxism and jaw problems, many users also report that the
guard helps with snoring problems.
device is custom molded to your mouth following a simple process, which
can be done at home. To mold, immerse the guard in hot water for a
short time, and then insert it into your mouth to form an exact match
of your teeth and gums.
Many reviewers also report
that the guard is very
soft and comfortable, unlike other devices which they have
found to be too hard, sometimes to the point of being painful when they
grind. Some reviewers do comment on the bulkiness of the guard,
and so if you have a small mouth or are sensitive to items in your
mouth as you sleep, then this may not be suitable for you.
it is a one piece guard, some reviewers whose bites are not aligned, or
who have problems with their jaw being misaligned reported problems
with both accurately molding and then using the device. If you have an overbite or a jaw alignment issue,
then this may not be the right mouth guard for you.
Grindfree Mouth Guard sells on Amazon for around $22.95, which is a
more than half price saving on the list price. The supplier also offers
a money back guarantee
with a full, no questions asked refund if you are not
happy with the device.
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