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☆☆☆☆☆ 4.5 Star Rating Anyone who has ever owned a snoring mouthpiece for even a short period of time will tell you that they can get a bit funky after wearing a few nights. A while back we discussed cleaning specific mouthpieces using a store purchased products such as toothpaste, mouthwash, dish soap, and effervescent tablets. When it comes to […] Read more

Oral Appliance Therapy – The CPAP Alternative You have spent countless nights trying to become accustomed to wearing your CPAP mask and have grown tired and feel defeated. Frustration sets in and you are actually considering surgery as a solution to your sleep apnea. If this sounds familiar, you may want to take another look at your […] Read more

Several years ago when I first looked into buying an anti-snoring mouthguard, I remember wondering exactly what it would feel like to wear one of these devices. Some of the products that were available appeared large in size and intimidating. I simply couldn’t imagine the idea of falling asleep with such a monstrous piece of plastic in my mouth. Fortunately, […] Read more

A common question asked by those who are interested in a Mandibular Advancement Device is “Will my insurance cover one and how much will I have to pay?”. There are actually several different factors that will determine if and how much your health insurance will cover. Determining insurance coverage Dental appliances for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Before getting too far ahead, […] Read more

How safe are snoring mouthpieces? According to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, about 24% of women and 40% of men have a snoring problem. Currently (as of 2015) the population in the United States is approximately 319 million. Assuming that half of the population are men and half women, that’s 38 million snoring women […] Read more

Tell me about dental appliances One of the latest snoring treatment options to appear on the market is the dental appliance, better known as a snoring mouthpiece. While the technology behind this device dates back to the 1980’s when it was issued exclusively by dentists, it wasn’t until recent years that several manufacturers started to produce […] Read more

The Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine is considered the “gold standard” when it comes to treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Those who have been prescribed a CPAP machine often describe the experience as uncomfortable, irritating, and cumbersome. Some patients complain of issues keeping their mask securely fastened to their face, a dry stuffy nose, […] Read more

Considerations before buying a Snoring Mouthpiece on Amazon With over 200 million items offered for sale from 35 different departments, it’s no wonder why Amazon.com is the worlds largest e-commerce company with over $74 billion in annual sales. The large selection of items that are available at competitive pricing can be a bit overwhelming. Where else can you find everything from the […] Read more

Do women really snore? “Women don’t snore!” Throughout the years, this common belief has been accepted as factual information by most people. If you live with a female partner who keeps you awake throughout the night, you already know that nothing could be further from the truth.  Perhaps you are the guilty party and have come here to find […] Read more

Who makes mouthpieces for smaller mouths? Lately, I have received several emails from my readers concerning snoring mouthpieces that are simply too large to fit comfortably into their mouth. They are curious to know if a smaller, more compact alternative is available. Up until recently, most manufacturers have failed to address this size issue. The majority are still […] Read more

☆☆☆☆☆ 3.25 Star Rating About Snore No More The Goodnight Anti-snoring ring is a non-invasive method used to stop snoring. This product is a great natural form of medicine that does not involve awkward mouthpieces or painful nose strips. More than 90 million Americans and 15 million British suffer from snoring currently and can choose […] Read more

The Good Morning Snore Solution (GMSS) and the SnoreRx are two distinctly different products that are both designed to achieve one common goal which is to prevent snoring. The GMSS was invented by Dr. Leslie Dort, a Canadian dentist while Jim Fallon created the SnoreRx with the assistance of a team of engineers and specialist. Both […] Read more

As a chronic snorer, I have tried a number of different anti-snoring mouthpieces in an effort to find one that is effective as well as comfortable and affordable. Along the way, I have tested both the ZQuiet and the SnoreRx and while both were actually effective, there were some clear differences between the two. Design The ZQuiet uses a one-piece […] Read more

What is sleep? Before discussing how alcohol causes snoring, it’s important to have a basic understanding of what sleep is and how consuming alcohol affects sleep. Sleep is a normal, cyclical state of unconsciousness from which a person can be quickly awakened. It is as fundamental to life as food and water. Sleep experts theorize that sleep is […] Read more

As a snorer, you might be interested in having a better understand why snoring occurs. This has been a topic of debate among medical professionals for several years now. As it turns out, there are actually numerous causes of snoring including sinus issues, carrying excessive weight, old age, drug or alcohol use, poor muscle tone in the throat, […] Read more

Positional therapy is a concept that many snoring and obstructive sleep apnea suffers have likely never even heard of. It’s a very simple method that can effectively eliminate snoring and in some cases, prevent mild OSA from occurring. This noninvasive technique costs little to nothing to try and is often overlooked by many who bypass this simple solution while seeking […] Read more

You probably already know that carrying a few extra pounds can lead to a number of medical issues including high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, kidney disease and heart disease. Having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 or greater is considered “overweight” and is usually caused by poor eating habits and a lack of physical activity. According to […] Read more

While searching for a stop snoring solution, you may have encountered a few manufacturers who are selling chin straps that promise a better night of sleep and an end to your snoring. Can a chinstrap really help to prevent snoring? This is an excellent question that deserves a thoughtful answer. Exactly what is a snoring chinstrap? […] Read more

Try now, Just pay $9.95 Does phrase sound familiar? If you have recently visited the Puresleep website in search of a snoring mouthpiece you have likely become frustrated trying to figure out exactly how much the Puresleep really costs. In a desperate attempt to figure out the true price,  you commit to buying the device by […] Read more

Surprisingly, one of the most common questions asked by those with a snoring problem is “Are there any surgery options for people who snore?”. While surgery is certainly an option for those who have a severe snoring issue, it should be considered as a last resort when all else fails. In most cases, doctors will […] Read more

If you have turned on the television in recent weeks you have likely noticed an increase in the frequency and number of advertisements that are promoting stop snoring mouthpieces for $9.95, $9.99, $19.99 or a similar ultra-low price range. Perhaps you have a spouse that snores or maybe just a roommate? Whatever the case may […] Read more

There are several factors that one should consider prior to purchasing an anti-snoring mouthpiece such as comfort, quality, adjustability, and price. However, there is one attribute that many fail to consider. Buying a device that permits mouth breathing is often overlooked by those who suffer from sinus or allergy issues. Oral appliances, or snoring mouthguards, […] Read more

If you were to ask a dozen of my closest friends and family members “Who is the most frugal person that you know?” in all likelihood most, if not all, would respond “Bob!”. Yes, I’m that guy who wears the same clothes until they are riddled with holes before even considering a thrift store replacement. […] Read more

Loud snoring vs. sleep apnea: What’s the difference? A common question often asked by snorers is “What is the difference between plain loud snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?”. Sometimes, loud snoring is simply caused by the vibration of tissues in the airway. Other times, OSA is involved and actually causes a partial or complete physical […] Read more

In recent years the Tongue Stabilizing Device (TSD) has become a popular treatment option for both snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). For years the Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) has been the most popular choice in oral appliance therapy but today TSD’s are rapidly capturing an increasing percentage of the market share. What exactly are […] Read more

It’s 3 am and you’ve been wide awake, listening to the sound of your partner snoring the night away. You turn on the TV and suddenly a late night infomercial seems to be speaking directly to you. “Your snoring sounds like a freight train and even though you don’t know it, your partner sure does. […] Read more

An inevitable part of owning a snoring mouthpiece is the need to clean it. Considering that the human mouth contains on average between 800-1000 different strains of bacteria, it’s very easy to see why daily cleansing of your device is necessary. The inside of the mouth is dark, moist, and warm which creates the perfect […] Read more

Top 3 reasons why anti-snoring mouthguard falls out at night Snorers who are new to oral appliances occasionally face challenges which cause them to second guess the effectiveness of the device that they just purchased. One such challenge is dealing with a mouthpiece that falls out at night while sleeping. Since I have faced this issue […] Read more

Perhaps one of the best ways to silence the sound of snoring is by using a mouthguard specifically designed for this purpose. Those who are interested in giving one of these devices a try may be wondering where they can buy a snoring mouthpiece. To answer this question, let me first start out by mentioning […] Read more

Why some choose a mouthpiece over the CPAP One of the most common questions that are often asked is: “Can I use a snoring mouthpiece as an alternative to my CPAP machine for sleep apnea?”. This is an excellent question that deserves a thorough answer. Sleep apnea and snoring often go hand in hand. In fact, […] Read more

A mouthpiece can be an excellent solution when it comes to preventing snoring. However, if you’ve had dental work performed such as dentures (full or partial) bridge work, or crowns (caps), you may have a number of questions related to your ability to use a mandibular advancement device. Several manufacturers fail to address this concern, […] Read more

While searching for a stop snoring device several months back I came across a product that was like no other. This device was called the “Good Morning Snore Solution” and unlike several other products that I was familiar with, this one required no fitting and did not work by advancing the lower jaw. So how […] Read more

When snoring becomes a problem which products actually work? Several years ago I discovered that I had a snoring problem. Well, actually it was my wife who discovered my problem. In an effort to find relief and save our marriage, I began a quest to find a stop snoring product that actually works. My search […] Read more

If you happen to live with someone who snores, there is a good chance that you have at least considered the use of earplugs in a desperate attempt to enjoy a peaceful uninterrupted night of rest. Earplugs come in several different styles including expandable foam, shaped silicone, musician style, custom fitted and even electronic earplugs. […] Read more

Snoring is an issue that affects between 94 and 157 million Americans each year. Such a widespread issue gets a lot of attention from snorers and particularly those who have to live with them. An increasing number of snore relief products have hit the shelves in the past decade. A few of these products work […] Read more

We all know of someone who snores on a regular basis. This person may be a spouse, parent, family member, or perhaps even yourself. Snoring is a common nuisance that has plagued households for centuries and there are no signs of it becoming less prevalent. Exactly how common is snoring? Over the years several surveys […] Read more

Every year an increasing number of people are being diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and they have typically issued a CPAP machine which for years has been the gold standard for treating OSA. Unfortunately, many find their prescribed mask to be uncomfortable and end up storing the device away in a closet or they […] Read more

There is one question that is often asked by anyone interested in using an oral appliance to control their snoring and that question is “Can you choke on a snoring mouthpiece?”. This is, of course, an excellent question because after all, safety should always be your number one concern and the last thing that you […] Read more

Your dentist may have recommended an oral appliance (also known as a mouthpiece) to treat your snoring or perhaps you just watched a TV infomercial selling some type of stop snoring contraption. One way or another you have heard that treating the common problem of snoring could be as simple as placing a specially designed […] Read more

If you suffer from snoring or OSA there is a good chance that you have at least heard of the Pillar Procedure and perhaps have considered trying it to relieve your snoring or sleep apnea. Some doctors suggest that their patients consider trying this procedure if they are unable to tolerate a CPAP or Oral […] Read more

The unspoken truths about anti-snoring oral devices Nearly every industry, to some degree, employs marketing tactics that are often questionable and the anti-snoring industry is no exception. While most manufacturers know better than to make false statements while advertising, many are guilty of deception by omission – that is not telling the whole truth by […] Read more

Who invented the mouthguard? The sports mouthguard, also known as a sports gumshield, athletic mouthguards or gum guard has been used for several years to protect the teeth of contact sports players. The origin of use dates back to just before the turn of the 20th century when boxers would stuff cotton, wood, and a […] Read more

In recent months, numerous polls on bad bedroom habits have been conducted in the US, UK, and Australia. While the results varied from one poll to another, snoring constantly held the number one position for most annoying bedroom habit. The act of snoring is more prevalent of an annoyance than teeth grinding, fidgeting, hogging the […] Read more

As you may already know, I thoroughly enjoy a good read each and every day. It’s a part of what I do on a daily basis. I read. I analyze. I write. As Vera Nazarian once said, “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light”. This quote […] Read more

Comparing oral appliances – Store bought vs professionally fitted It has become a regular occurrence for a reader to ask me “What’s the difference between online over-the-counter oral appliances and those fitted by a dentist?”. After receiving numerous request, I decided that it is time to address this question. While there are quite a few […] Read more

You are tired, overweight, and are experiencing great difficulty making it through the day without taking a nap. While these symptoms could relate to a number of disorders, you may suspect that sleep apnea is the root cause of your problems. Perhaps you have already been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Either way, you are […] Read more

For over 2 decades now, snoring suffers have been using mouthpieces (oral appliances) to alleviate their snoring problems. This practice has been studied by multiple medical researchers and while many of them argue over the exact rate of their effectiveness, they all agree that such devices effectively controls snoring to some degree. During their studies, […] Read more

The popularity of anti-snoring mouthguards has exploded in recent years as people all across the world, Australia, UK and USA in particular, have discovered just how effective these simple devices can be when it comes to eliminating snoring. In the United States, snoring suffers in search of snoring relief are having great difficulty locating this […] Read more

Recently, I decided to examine the cost of Polysomnography, better known as a sleep study. A sleep study is used to screen for sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. It is typically conducted in a sleep center or hospital and involves being connected to various sensors which monitor heart rate, oxygen levels in the blood, […] Read more

It is not uncommon for snoring and sleep apnea sufferers to inquire about undergoing surgery to correct their problem. In a society where people are interested in a magic bullet to resolve every issue, it is alarming to hear so many suggest surgery as a first option where there are so many safe, nonsurgical solutions […] Read more

It’s estimated that 1 out of 15 Americans (6.6%) have some form of Sleep Apnea. Most people have at least heard of Sleep Apnea but many are left wondering if their snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea or simply “just snoring”. So which one is it? Sleep Apnea vs Snoring When faced with a […] Read more

Before trying something new, any sensible person usually asks whether or not the product in question is safe to use. We obviously don’t want to do anything that would cause our body harm right? When it comes to snoring mouthguards, there has been quite a bit of buzz surrounding this topic. After all, it wasn’t […] Read more

Snoring is an issue that affects approximately 2 out of every five Americans. Often times, people will seek the latest gadgets, pills, potions, or even resort to surgery in order to rid their self of this problem. While each one of these solutions has its place, there are a few simple home remedies that are […] Read more

While snoring may be a laughing matter to many, it can really wreak havoc on one’s health and personal relationships with others. It is estimated that 30% to 40% of Americans snore from time to time while the majority of those who snore do so habitually. So what’s the big deal with frequent snoring? Many […] Read more