You can purchase any Denture/orthodontic appliance cleaning solution/tablets from your local pharmacy to clean the device, or you may also use a mixture of toothpaste and water. Let the device soak for ten minutes with the cleaning solution and cold water, swishing it around at the end before taking it out to air dry. Your Good Morning Snore Solution® is now ready for the next nights use!
Please note: Efferdent PowerClean Crystals (one sample included per mouthpiece) contain persulfates, which are a known allergen, and may cause allergic reactions. Symptoms of allergic reaction include irritation, tissue damage, gum tenderness, rash, urticaria, respiratory conditions and hypotension. It is recommended that users who have allergies to persulfates or users who experience any of these symptoms during normal use of the device, consider appropriate alternatives to cleaning products that contain persulfates.
On average, the lifespan of the anti snoring mouthpiece is approximately 1 year. However, it may be less or more, depending on personal use and care of the device. You may wish to replace it if you see signs of wear and tear and if you noticed its performance has diminished over time.
Yes, the Good Morning Snore Solution® was developed with endentulous people in mind. As the flange fits between your lips and gums, you can wear the device with or without your dentures.
Yes, you do primarily have to breath through your nose when wearing our product. The device may cause obstruction of oral breathing and it is not recommended for those people with chronic nasal congestion, blockage or sinusitis. You should not use our product if you have severe respiratory disorders.
Every client is different, so the mouthpiece will act a bit differently for each client. Some of our clients find that the device suctions to strongly and makes their tongue sore at first, while others say the device does not suction enough and dislodges their tongue in the middle of the night. The third group finds it just right, and finds our device life changing with minimal effort (kinda like a “Goldy Locks” Scenario:). For the other two groups, we usually suggest a dab of Olive Oil in the bulb to provide a better seal before inserting the tongue to help it stay in place, and for the other group to leave a bit of air in the bulb before inserting the tongue so it does not suction to strongly.
Patients with sensitive gums and teeth, gingivitis (chronic swollen or sore gums) or underlying medical or dental conditions that may make your gums and teeth more sensitive to contact, should consult with a physician and/or dentist before using the device to determine whether or not the product is right for you.
Yes, you can wear our anti snoring device with a night guard in place and in fact, some of our clients actually wear our anti snoring device in place of a night guard since you cannot close your mouth fully with our product in. Every client is different, so you may want to consult with your orthodontist for their medical advice on this matter. Use of the device may cause tooth movement or changes in dental occlusion, gingival or dental soreness, or soreness to the temporomandibular joint. You should not use our product if you have advanced periodontal disease.
Our clinical studies support the use of our mouthpiece for treatment of mild to moderate sleep apnea. We have many clients that use our device in place of a CPAP, or to substitute for one on vacations. Every client is different, so you would want to order one and try it for yourself to see if this option is right for you, and also consult your medical professional.
The Good Morning Snore Solution® is registered with Health Canada, the European commission, and the ARTG as a class I medical device and is available over the counter for the treatment of mild to moderate sleep apnea and snoring. The Good Morning Snore Solution® is registered with the FDA as a class II medical device and it is available by prescription for the treatment of snoring in the United States (Thus in the U.S., the device is contraindicated for use in patients who have central or obstructive sleep apnea).
Good Morning Snore Solution® 90-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
Our no-risk return policy means that you can order the device, test it out, and if you’re not fully satisfied, you can return the device for a full purchase price refund (excludes shipping and handling fee paid at time of purchase). Simply request a return within 90 days from date of delivery, then ship the item back to us following the easy steps below.
1) Send us an email at [email protected] requesting your return along with a brief description of your experience using the device. Please include your email used at time of purchase, along with your order number
2) We will issue an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) along with the returns center address that is closest to your geographic location. Please ensure your RMA is clearly displayed on the outer package before shipment so we can identify your package for quick processing.
Once we receive your return, we will issue a refund for the full purchase price of the device. We want our customers to be happy with our return process and we will try to exceed your expectations to make this happen!
If you snore on a regular basis, you might be a habitual snorer. Some habitual snorers can be at risk of Sleep Apnea. There are three types of sleep apnea:
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): the most common of the three, occurs when there is a blockage of the airway (comes along with very loud snoring).
- Central Sleep Apnea: much less common, it occurs when the brain fails to signal the muscles that control breathing. People with central sleep apnea seldom snore.
- Complex Sleep Apnea: a combination of the Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Central Sleep Apnea.
All of which can create several problems for the sufferer. If you suspect that you, or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea, you should see your doctor as soon as possible. It can be difficult to know, as not all snoring sufferers have sleep apnea, and not all sleep apnea sufferers snore. It’s important to keep a journal to track your sleep, and any symptoms that may appear.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the most common and the symptoms of OSA include:
- Very loud and chronic snoring, including choking, snorting or gasping
- Long pauses in breathing
- Always feeling tired
- Waking up and feeling out of breath
- Forgetfulness and difficulty concentrating
- Restless sleep
- Moodiness and irritability
Just like snoring, anyone can suffer from OSA, but there are increased risk factors, which include being overweight, male, over the age of 65, black, Hispanic or a Pacific Islander, a smoker or related to someone that suffers from sleep apnea. All of these factors could very well increase your chances of suffering from sleep apnea.
Even children are not immune to sleep apnea, but it’s not quite as easy to recognize as it is in adults. Children who suffer from apnea may sleep in strange positions, can suffer from bedwetting, excessive perspiration or night terrors.
Daytime behavior to watch for includes hyperactivity, developmental or growth problems, poor performance in school and mouth breathing. The best course of action is to visit your doctor. If OSA is diagnosed, chances are the removal of the tonsils or adenoids should address the problem.
Many of the same treatments apply for snoring and sleep apnea. First and foremost, if you are overweight, shed those extra pounds! Even severe sleep apnea can be remedied if not eliminated by losing weight. It is the best thing you can do for yourself and for your loved ones. Another very important change to make is to quite smoking. Smoking increases inflammation in your throat and upper airway and can increase snoring and apnea. Avoid alcohol and sleeping pills right before bed as they relax the throat muscles and increase obstruction. While you’re at it, cut the caffeine and heavy meals or snacks before bed. And like your mother always told you, maintain a regular sleep schedule!
But don’t forget to go and see your doctor if you suspect you have Sleep Apnea. They can help diagnose how severe it really is and confirm the best course of action for you. The Good Morning Snore Solution® has been known to help those suffering from OSA by pulling the tongue forward. Learn more >>
However, some dogs can disrupt their human’s sleep with, yes, you guessed it – snoring! Many dogs – and cats for that matter – can suffer from snoring. It’s not just something that affects people.
But why does my dog snore?
Just like people, a dog’s snoring can be caused by a variety of reasons. Usually it’s from a collapse of certain areas of the throat, which creates an obstructed air passage in the windpipe. It’s pretty much the same in humans.
Reasons that this happens to dogs include:
- The dog is overweight and excess flesh or heavy skin weighs down the air passage
- The dog has a pushed-in face which narrows their air passage
- The dog has allergies or a cold which swells the air passage
First and foremost, if your dog’s snoring is really disruptive, take him to the vet. The snoring could be a symptom of something more serious. You might want to video record your dog’s snoring beforehand on your smart phone – or camera. That way the vet can see your pooch in action. Your vet will let you know what is causing your dog’s snoring, and suggest a recommended course of action, be it more exercise, a new pet bed, or perhaps even surgery.
Be sure, before you go ahead with any surgery for your pet that you know what is involved. Although surgery can provide your dog with great relief, it can also come with risks and consequences. Do research online and make a list of questions for you and your vet to go over before agreeing to the surgery.
Increasing your pet’s exercise regime and watching their diet carefully (no table scraps!!) will help reduce their Rubenesque waistlines, which in turn may help calm or stop the snoring. And hey! Getting more exercise WITH your dog is even better. You’ll both be in shape and feeling great!
While wearing the mouthpiece, users may experience one or more of the following common side effects including, excessive saliva production, tenderness at the tip of the tongue or sore gums. These side effects should diminish or resolve completely over time.
Do not trim, cut or heat the Good Morning Snore Solution® as this may compromise the quality of the device and make it unsafe for use.
Patients should consult with their physician or dentist, where necessary, to consider the medical history of the patient, including history of asthma, breathing or respiratory disorders, or other relevant health problems before using the device.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or OSA is often associated with chronic snoring. It can cause long interruptions, over 10 seconds, in the sufferer’s breathing while they are asleep. This happens because the airway is blocked and the suffer can no longer breath.
These episodes can happen a few times – to hundreds of times a night. When the sufferer stops breathing, the body will wake him or her up, resulting in a very disrupted sleep throughout the night. This will obviously bring constant, daily fatigue, reducing the sufferer’s quality of life.
Because the airway is obstructed, the oxygen level in the blood is reduced. This makes the heart pump even harder than normal and that results in increased blood pressure. Prolonged suffering of OSA can result in high blood pressure and enlargement of the heart, with higher risks of heart attack and stroke.
When we don’t get enough oxygen, our bodies produce adrenalin. Adrenalin is a chemical that our bodies use to cope with stressful situations. Unfortunately it also causes the blood sugar to rise, which might eventually lead to diabetes.
This is why it is extremely important to see your doctor if you think you, or a loved one is suffering from OSA.
The following foods that should be avoided if you suffer from a snoring problem. If not all the time, at least close to bedtime:
Milk and dairy of all sorts: dairy increases mucous production that will increase obstruction of the airway.
Saturated oils, butter, lard or margarine: they contribute to acid reflux, which, because of the inflammation in the throat, can increase snoring
Fried foods: Excess weight is a contributor to snoring. Cutting out high fat foods can help reduce weight and ease snoring.
Chocolate: Chocolate, as delicious as it is, can enhance congestion because of the dairy it contains.
Red meat: meats with saturated fat can cause slight spasms in the arteries, not to mention add extra pounds. Although not a proven cure, it would be worth trying to cut out red and greasy meats from your diet to see if this helps.
Heavy meals of any kind
Keep a food diary to see which foods are creating your snoring.