What is a Tongue Retaining Device:
This device holds the tongue forward to prevent airway obstruction.
Who is the Tongue Retaining Device good for:
- mild and Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- big tongue, or a tongue muscle that becomes too relaxed during sleep
- large tonsils or long uvula
- hypothyroidism: due to lack of thyroid hormone, patients tend to have a larger tongue, as well as increased fat deposits in the tissues of the upper airway.