Dental appliance

  • US 10,383,758 B1
  • Filed: 05/17/2011
  • Issued: 08/20/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/17/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A dental oral appliance to open the airway for a sleeping individual who suffers with snoring or sleep apnea comprising:

  • a base comprising a first section configured to accept a first group of teeth of the individual and a right posterior end and a left posterior end; and

    a tongue restraining device connected to the base at said right posterior end and at said left posterior end, said tongue restraining device consisting only of a flexible, moveable transverse band, wherein the base comprises an upper section and a lower section and the relative position of the upper section to the lower section can be adjusted.

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