SomnoDent AVANT Highlights, Forms, and Links

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Today we are highlighting the SomnoDent Avant dental sleep appliance.

The Avant dental device is one of the newest oral appliances devices released by the SomnoMed company.

SomnoMed began its path in oral appliance therapy in 2004 in Sydney,  Australia, and branching out with a North American office opening in 2006.

There are over 100 professionally fabricated oral appliances for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). 

Basic Features and Benefits:

  • The world’s first milled oral device with a soft liner designed for excellent comfort
  • The CAD-CAM manufacturing system is optimal for a precise fit
  • SomnoDent Avant Advancement Straps provide simple calibration in 1mm increments
  • The availability of 10 straps with 1 mm increments provides an exceptional range for advancements and patients who have a large front to back jaw movement capability
  • 3-year manufacturer warranty

Considerations:

  • Currently, there are only 1mm increments for advancements – at times smaller increments may be better tolerated by the user
  • The SomnoMed lab is requesting when changes are needed for  “loosening” or “tightening” the fit for the drive to be sent back to the lab instead of chairside adjustments by the dentists due to the digital design process – this may delay receiving the device

Helpful Resources:

We are always adding more resources so check back for more videos and other helpful strategies to increase your oral appliance success rate!  

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IMPORTANT: Many doctor-patient parameters are taken into account as to which oral appliance is best suited for an individual. Your oral appliance dentist can help decide which device is most appropriate for you and your dental/oral condition. These helpful resources are general in nature and for educational purposes only. Please consult with your dentist prior to making adjustments to your oral appliance device.

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Lydia Sosenko, D.D.S.

Lydia Sosenko, D.D.S.

Dr. Lydia Sosenko, author of MySleepDevice.com, is a general dentist and Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Sosenko has worked closely with the dental and medical communities providing oral appliance therapy for snoring and apnea patients since 1996. She remains passionate in helping build awareness of the dangers of snoring and apnea and the importance of treatments, including oral appliance therapy.

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