The Disadvantages Of Snoring Mouthpieces

by on June 25th, 2015

Snoring. It’s not pleasant and if you are the one who causes the familiar sound of snoring to ring throughout your house you probably feel a little guilty when you go to sleep. Maybe you try to go to sleep last so that the other members of your house can get some shut-eye in before you disturb them with your sound. Of course, no one really wants to snore and there are ways to go about stopping snoring from ruining the sleep of you and others.

There are a few different methods on the market: nasal strips, mouthpieces, ear plugs. All of these are designed to deal with snoring in one shape or form. We’re going to focus on mouthpieces today because there have been a lot of discussions lately about them. A lot of companies are promoting them and they have even had their time to shine on television. Of course, with every good thing comes the cons. We’re going to play the devil’s advocate today and talk to you about some of the disadvantages that surround snoring mouthpieces.

They’re Expensive

Depending on how you go about getting a mouthpiece they can run you anywhere from $50 to over $1000 US dollars. Many people want to have the perfect fit and since all mouths are not made equal, the sensible person may go to their dentist to have one custom made. This would be a sure way to have a mouthpiece that fits, but you’ll be looking at paying at least $1000 for something like this.

They’re Cheap

The flipside of expensive is cheap. There are snoring mouthpieces that cost round $20 US dollars but as with anything that’s cheap in price it usually means it is cheap in material as well. You’re going to be putting this chunk of plastic in your mouth while you sleep. You want to make sure that if you’re going to go that route you won’t wake up choking on a piece of mouthpiece; or not wake up at all.

They’re Awkward

Remember, you are putting this thing in your mouth while you sleep for days on end. Most of them aren’t slim or trim. The majority of them are designed to push the lower jaw out to allow a clearer breathing channel in the throat. A few of them also have additions to press your tongue into the base of your mouth to keep it from flopping back into your throat and causing that snoring sound.

They Aren’t Very Practical

Not only do you need to remember to put this thing in your mouth every night, you need to replace it every 7-9 months for hygienic reasons and to combat normal wear and tear. With your saliva coating the mouthpiece every night your natural enzymes may start to break down the plastic or rubber which will make the mouthpiece less effective. Sine this is the case if you are spending $1000 to get one custom made by your dentist you’ll want to ensure you have at least $2000 a year to keep up with that. Plus, you really want to make sure you don’t lose it!

Mouthpieces can be a very effective way to combat snoring but they aren’t for everyone. This site has a number of anti snoring mouthpiece reviews that note this. Not every snoring mouthpiece is designed to fit a variety of mouth sizes. Some men have fairly small mouths so the ‘men’s’ option won’t suit them. Some women have very large mouths so the ‘women’s’ option (more…)

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Deal With Snoring Problems By Reading Mouthpiece Reviews

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Yes, snoring CAN be solved!

Yes, snoring CAN be solved!

Being disrupted by constant snoring can really make you cranky as you wake up. This is because you have not obtained a good amount of sleep. You may already think that having a sound night’s sleep is no longer feasible but there are still some anti snoring devices you can purchase that will alleviate the problems brought about by snoring. One of the most popular anti snoring devices you can consider is the mouthpiece and doctors and dentists have already combined their efforts to come up with an effective anti snoring mouthpiece. Based on various mouthpiece reviews, the thing that makes a snoring mouthpiece stand out from the rest is its feature set.

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