Sleep

Quality Sleep Appliances

OSA has quickly come to the forefront of dentistry. There has never been such a focus on education, diagnosis and treatment. True Function Laboratory is proud to offer several variations of Oral Devices for the treatment of Mild to Moderate OSA. Each with its specific benefits, they all share one common quality: the assurance that you are getting the best. True Function backed quality and service.

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TrueHerbst

TrueHerbst Appliance

The TrueHerbst is a simple, patient-friendly treatment solution for snoring and sleep apnea. The TrueHerbst holds the lower jaw in a forward protrusive position so that it does not fall back during the night and cause the airway to collapse. It maintains a clear airway to reduce snoring and improve breathing.


Panthera

Panthera Appliance

The Panthera D-SAD is a dental appliance that can be used for the treatment of snoring and/or obstructive sleep apnea.

The appliance is made of type 12 polyamide, a resistant biocompatible nylon.

  • CAD/CAM device
  • FDA 510(k) cleared for sleep apnea and snoring
  • Resists to bruxism
  • Smallest device
  • Biocompatible material
  • Hydrophobic
  • Titration in 0.5-mm increments

  • Non-invasive, reversible, and long-term treatment
  • Excellent patient compliance because of its effectiveness and comfort
  • Minimizes bulk in the mouth when sleeping thanks to its small size and custom fit
  • Easy adjustment, titration, insertion and removal both for the dental practitioner and the patient
  • Plateau (occlusal contact) and band design options to maximize comfort and retention

The Panthera Anti-Snoring Device is a mandibular repositioning device. It is available under medical prescription and intended to treat mild to moderate OSA in adult.

The Panthera is contraindicated for patients who:

  • Have central sleep apnea
  • Have severe respiratory disorders
  • Have loose teeth or advanced periodontal disease
  • Are under 18 years of age

In order to accommodate every patient, we offer a wide range of plates for tailored contact surfaces, from our standard one to a customized anterior pad. Since the D-SAD can be adapted for every possible situation, it is suitable for all types of patients.

EMA Sleep Appliance

EMA Sleep Appliance

EMA works by opening the bite and gently advancing the mandible (or jaw) with elastic straps to increase airway space.
  • Thin maxillary and mandibular trays connected with flexible straps
  • Straps can be easily changed to advance the mandible at 1mm increments

  • Gently brings mandible forward using elastic straps
  • Compact design
  • Allows for maximum tongue space
  • Contains no metal

  • Allergies to acrylic
  • Fully edentulous patients

  • Maxillary and mandibular full arch impressions
  • VPS impression materials recommended
  • Bite registration at treatment position
  • Minimum vertical clearance of 3mm
  • 5 days in lab turnaround


Tap 3

Tap 3

A custom-made, two-piece appliance that snaps firmly and comfortably over the upper and lower teeth. The unique design allows the patient to adjust the degree to which the lower jaw is held forward, simultaneously allowing maximum comfort and effectiveness.
  • Fixed hinge with inseparable pivot
  • Triple layer trays w/soft liner
  • Easily adjustable in the mouth
  • Rotation in 1/4mm increments

  • Medicare Covered
  • Adjustable while in the mouth
  • High level of protrusive adjustability
  • Comfortable custom fit
  • Easy to use
  • Convenient for travel

  • Fully edentulous patients
  • Mobile loose teeth
  • Missing several teeth
  • Allergies to acrylic
  • Allergies to nickel

  • Maxillary and mandibular full arch impressions
  • VPS impression materials recommended
  • Bite registration at treatment position
  • Minimum 5mm inter-incisal opening
  • 5 days in lab turnaround


Dream Tap

Dream Tap

A custom made, two-piece appliance that snaps firmly and comfortably over the upper and lower teeth. The unique design allows the patient greater adjustment to the degree that the lower jaw is held forward, simultaneously allowing maximum comfort, effectiveness and tongue space.
  • Fixed hinge with inseparable pivot
  • Triple layer trays w/soft liner
  • Greater adjustability in the mouth
  • TAP single-point, midline adjustment
  • Three hook sizes for greater range of adjustment

  • Medicare Covered
  • More tongue space
  • High level of protrusive adjustability
  • Comfortable custom fit
  • Easy to Use
  • Convenient for travel

  • Fully Edentulous patients
  • Mobile or loose teeth
  • Missing several teeth
  • Allergies to acrylic

  • Maxillary and mandibular full arch impressions
  • VPS impression materials recommended
  • Bite registration at treatment position
  • Minimum 5mm inter-incisal opening
  • 5 days in lab turnaround


Oasys Appliance

Oasys Appliance

The Oasys is an upper airway management system for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.
  • The only FDA-510K cleared sleep device to open the nose and throat

  • Opens nasal airways
  • Max. 15mm protrusive adjustability
  • Optional tongue buttons
  • Can be fabricated with comfortable dual laminates

  • Denture wearer with little or no retention
  • Allergies to nickel
  • Allergies to acrylic

  • Maxillary full arch impression including buccal vestibule
  • Mandibular full arch impression
  • VPS impression materials recommended
  • Bite registration at treatment position
  • Alginate impression materials acceptable
  • Minimum vertical clearance of 5mm
  • 5 days in lab turnaround


SomnoDent Devices

SomnoDent Devices - Dorsal Flex

SomnoDent oral devices are clinically proven, safe, and FDA cleared for mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). As a mandibular advancement splint (MAS), the SomnoDent oral devices function by comfortably positioning the patient’s mandibular forward, clearing the obstructed airway.
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Silencer

Silencer

A two component articulated appliance which acts to advance the mandible through a controlled range of protrusive movements. This assures that the optimum advancement is achieved.