The Herbst® Appliance has been proven effective for chronic snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea sufferers. This appliance allows patients some lateral and vertical movement without disengaging the appliance. Also, if the initial position does not provide anticipated relief, the mandible can easily be moved forward in small increments by using advancement shims, or with our telescopic hardware advanced up to 5mm with a 1mm retrusion.
This appliance can be made of hard acrylic, thermoactive resin (Variflex™), or soft EVA material.
• Optimum tongue space
• Upper edentulous with at least 6 teeth on lower arch
• Full complement of teeth
• Midline deviations
• Minimal inter-incisal opening
• Maxillary tori
• Mandibular tori
Same as Herbst indications above, and the following -
The Soft Telescopic Sleep Herbst® Appliance is fabricated using low profile, reinforced EVA material, offering superior patient comfort and retention. Proven effective for chronic snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. This appliance allows patients some lateral and vertical movement without disengaging the hardware.
Color options: White (standard), Green, Red, Blue & Black.