FAQs

Can children wear the snoring device?

We do not recommend that the mouthpiece be used for children as their teeth and jaw are still developing.

Can I use the device if I grind my teeth?

Some customers use the device just for their problem with grinding, however if you grind and snore it will work for both.

Do anti-snoring mouthpieces work?

A recent study in Switzerland found oral appliances effective in treating snoring. Side effects were only "mildly disturbing": mucosal dryness (86% of patients), tooth discomfort (59%), and excessive salivation (55%). A similar study in the UK of 25 heavy snorers found that use of "mandibular advancement appliances," i.e., mouthpieces, was effective in reducing snoring loudness for 84 per cent of the subjects while 76 per cent said they were snoring on fewer nights per week.

How comfortable is it to wear?

It takes about 10 days to feel comfortable wearing the anti-snoring mouthpiece. The first few days you will feel discomfort in your jaw alignment and teeth. We call this gym fit, the discomfort does go away with regular use. If not we recommend you stop using it.

How do I clean the mouthpiece?

The SnoreMeds™anti-snoring mouthpiece can be cleaned each morning and evening by simply inserting the spatula into the front of the mouthpiece, then using a toothbrush and paste you brush the mouthpiece like you would brush your teeth.

How long does SnoreMeds last?

The mouthpiece lasts about 4 months. The mouthpiece will loose its strength and it will collect bacteria with long time useage.

I have sinus or don’t breathe through my nose normally, can I use SnoreMeds?

People with sinus issues or who don’t breathe through their nose normally should seek medical advice before using anti-snoring devices

I have sleep apnoea, can I use this device?

People with sleep apnoea should contact their health professional before using any anti snoring device. SnoreMeds is a device to help alleviate simple snoring issues if in doubt always seek professional advice

I wear dentures - can I still use the mouthpiece?

You have to have healthy teeth to wear the anti-snoring mouthpiece.

What is the Mandibular advancement device made from?

The anti-snoring mouthpiece is made from non-latex, BPA-free, hypo-allergenic thermoplastic that is easily molded to the shape of the snorer’s mouth.

Why do I snore?

Snoring is usually caused by a partial obstruction of the upper airway behind the tongue. When we’re awake, our breathing is unobstructed as our body consciously keeps our upper airway open. But when we are asleep, the muscles around our airway relax, and the airway often becomes narrower. For most people who snore, air rushing through the narrowed opening causes the soft tissue in this part of the upper airway to vibrate, making the sound of what we call snoring.

Why does the anti-snoring mouthguard have holes?

The SnoreMeds mouthpiece has twin holes in the front that allow for easier swallowing and emergency breathing for night time nasal blockages. The mouthpiece comes with a spatula for ease of molding, remolding if necessary, and to hold the mouthpiece while cleaning.

Will I stop snoring immediatey?

You should stop snoring from the first night of wearing the mouthpiece if the molding process has been successful. If after the first night the snoring does not stop, remold the mouthpiece with your jaw slightly more forward.

Will it affect my bite?

Long term use of mandibular devices can affect your bite. SnoreMeds is recommended for the temporary relief of snoring. For a long term or permanent solution please contact your health professional.

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