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Entries in oral (5)

Wednesday
Jan192011

Dental Appliances vs. CPAP

Oral appliances, or dental appliances, are often prescribed to treat sleep apnea. An oral appliance is used to keep the airway open during sleep by either pushing the lower jaw forward with a MAD (mandibular advancement device) or by keeping the toungue from falling back with a toungue retaining device. The most popular device is the MAD...

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Thursday
Dec022010

How To Buy A CPAP Mask - Nasal Pillows Mask Examples

Innomed Nasal Aire II Interface - Nasal-Aire II is sold with all three sizes for easy fitting and includes optional headgear for stability. A sizing gauge is available for easy and accurate fitting. ResMed Swift™ FX Nasal Pillow System For Her - The Swift FX Nasal Pillows CPAP masks come with several sizes of dual-wall nasal pillows ensuring a gentle, comfortable and wide fit range. The pink soft wraps enhance cheek comfort, and a lightweight flexible short tube allows a range of sleeping positions with pink low profile headgear...

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Wednesday
Dec012010

How To Buy A CPAP Mask - Full Face Mask Examples

Respironics FullLife Full Face Mask - The revolutionary design makes FullLife a great choice for both men and women who need a full-face mask but prefer something more compact and less intrusive than other full-face masks. ResMed Mirage Quattro™ Full Face Mask - Mirage Quattro is ResMed’s fourth generation full face mask. Over 95% of its users experience a customized fit. This mask is extremely light. Its streamlined and sleek design and quiet performance, feels light and is easy to fit and use...

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Tuesday
Nov302010

How To Buy A CPAP Mask - Nasal Mask Examples

Respironics ComfortGel Blue - The ComfortGel Blue is a new iteration of an old classic, the ComfortGel. By far one of the most popular masks ever, the ComfortGel is easy to use, easy to clean, and very comfortable. An updated gel technology cushion and silicone comfort flap gives even more comfort and softness than the previous generation. Exhalation micro ports were designed to ensure a quieter operation and redirect air away from you and your bed partner. ResMed Mirage™ SoftGel Nasal Mask - This mask's one of a kind DoubleGel cushion includes a blue gel layer for strong support and a clear gel layer that gently conforms to individual facial curves...

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Monday
Nov292010

How To Buy A CPAP Mask - Interface Types

Standard Nasal CPAP Masks - The most popular style, this mask type covers only the nose during therapy. A silicone or gel cushion surrounds the nose and CPAP is delivered via the nostrils. Direct air is not delivered to the nostrils, instead a balloon of pressure is created all around the nose. Most patients find this mask type to be the easiet and most comfortable...

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