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04/10/14
20140096777
 Sleeping device to prevent snoring patent thumbnailSleeping device to prevent snoring
A device configured to reduce snoring that includes a platform configured to elevate the torso of a user and a pillow mounted to the wedge platform and configured to elevate the head of the user.. .
04/03/14
20140090652
 Intraoral device for treatment of snoring, sleep apnea and tmd patent thumbnailIntraoral device for treatment of snoring, sleep apnea and tmd
The invention is a device for removable placement in the mouth, which advances the lower jaw and draws the tongue forward and upward, thereby providing relief for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. The device includes an upper portion, the upper surface of which is adapted for engagement with the user's upper dentition.
03/27/14
20140083419
 Respiratory interface patent thumbnailRespiratory interface
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to respiratory interfaces for use in treating various respiratory issues including, but not limited to, sleep disorder breathing (e.g. Snoring, sleep apnea), and in other forms of assisted and unassisted respiration.
03/13/14
20140069435
 Oral appliance with auto negative pressure control and method thereof patent thumbnailOral appliance with auto negative pressure control and method thereof
A method for automatically controlling negative pressure supplied in oral cavity, for relieving sleep apnea and snoring is provided. The method includes: sensing a physiological signal from the user and outputting the sensed physiological signal; extracting a physiological status based on said sensed physiological signal; and automatically controlling said negative pressure provided to the user's oral cavity based on said physiological status..
02/20/14
20140048078
 Aid for supporting of jaw angle patent thumbnailAid for supporting of jaw angle
An aid against snoring with a slingshot-shaped outer splint which support the jaw angle and fixates the lower jaw to the cheek and upper jaw. The splint is pressure relieving, pressure distributing, bendable and therefore individually adjustable and adheres to the support (skin) (fig.
02/20/14
20140047644
 Anti-snore bed having inflatable members patent thumbnailAnti-snore bed having inflatable members
A bedding product (5) comprises a mattress (10) and padding (20) and an inflatable bladder assembly (30). The bedding product (5) may have a plurality of inflatable members (31, 32) located underneath select portions of the padding (20).
02/06/14
20140039539
 Nose tensioner and opener and nose tip lifter for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea, snoring and respiratory obstruction patent thumbnailNose tensioner and opener and nose tip lifter for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea, snoring and respiratory obstruction
The invention relates to a device for external use on the nose with a special and innovative action mechanism, with hooks that are inserted into the nostrils and apply a vigorous mechanical action, tensioning the (nostril dilator) nose muscle, the (nostril opening) nose wing and upper lip elevator muscles, and the nose wing greater cartilage (greater alar cartilage), this tension applied to the three structures widely opening the nostrils, tensioning and lifting the nose tip and cancelling the action of the nasal septum depressor muscle. The correct position is maintained by pulling the upper end of the device vertically, towards the root of the nose, and attaching it to the ridge of the nose with adhesive tape, thus stopping obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, nose, soft palate and uvula obstructions.
01/23/14
20140020691
 Oral appliance for treatment of medical conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea and snoring and for improving athletic performance and method of optimizing same patent thumbnailOral appliance for treatment of medical conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea and snoring and for improving athletic performance and method of optimizing same
An oral appliance for treatment of medical conditions, such as obstructive sleep apnea and snoring, and/or for improving athletic performance, comprises a maxillary and a mandibular baseplate component each configured to conform to at least some of the teeth of the user; at least one pair of straps adjustably coupling the baseplate components, wherein the strap defines the relative horizontal positioning of the baseplate components; at least one pair of shim holding brackets coupled to one baseplate component; and a plurality of shims, wherein each shim is replaceably received in the shim holding bracket and configured to abut against the other baseplate component, wherein the shim when received within the shim holding bracket defines the relative vertical positioning of the baseplate components, and wherein the shims are provided in varying heights to allow for varying the vertical positioning of the oral appliance for a specific user.. .
01/02/14
20140000633
 Apparatus for reducing snoring patent thumbnailApparatus for reducing snoring
A mouthpiece for reducing snoring is provided. The mouthpiece includes an upper guard configured to fit over the upper teeth of a user, a lower guard configured to fit over the lower teeth of the user, a spacer assembly provided between the upper guard or the lower guard to provide an air passage at a middle section of the mouthpiece, a first adjustable assembly attached to the left side of the upper guard and the left side of the lower guard, and a second adjustable assembly attached to the right side of the upper guard and the right side of the lower guard.
12/12/13
20130327341
 Layered soft palate support and implantation method patent thumbnailLayered soft palate support and implantation method
The present invention relates to a layered soft palate support and an implantation method for treating sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome or snoring. The layered soft palate support is a flat implant made of a material capable of being implanted into a human body for a long term, and includes a hard palate connecting end and a support.
11/21/13
20130310662
Sleep evaluation device and sleep evaluation method
After a sleep level is measured, a display field that displays current time, a display field that displays sleeping state duration, a display field that displays an image indicating the occurrence of snoring, a display field for distinguishing and displaying a sleeping state and a waking state in a sleeping duration, a display field that displays an image indicating the occurrence of the waking state during the sleeping duration, and a display field that indicates the duration (waking state duration) in which the waking state occurs during the sleeping duration are displayed on a display device.. .
11/21/13
20130306074
Self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure systems and methods for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders
Systems and methods provide a self-contained, intermittent positive airway pressure system for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and other respiratory disorders. The systems and methods provide an air flow director that can be worn in or over the nose of the individual in communication with an upper airway.
10/31/13
20130284184
Oral devices, kits, and methods for reducing sleep apnea, snoring, and/or nasal drainage
Apparatus for reducing obstructive sleep apnea, snoring and/or nasal drainage. One apparatus includes an upper member fitting the interior and exterior surfaces of a user's upper dentition, and a lower member fitting similarly adjacent a user's lower dentition.
10/24/13
20130281874
Recording medium, apnea determining device, and apnea determining method
A portable terminal includes a breath determining unit that, when having detected sounds having similar frequency components periodically in picked-up sounds by a microphone while an object person is being asleep, determines the sounds to be breath sounds. The terminal includes a snore determining unit that, when the sound pressure of the breath sounds is greater than a first level threshold value, determines the sounds to be a snoring sound.
10/10/13
20130263864
Teat device for preventing snoring and other habits
Teat device for preventing habits such as snoring, breathing through the mouth, sucking, grinding and gnashing the teeth, and for training or treating oral functions, said teat device comprising an oral vestibule.. .
09/19/13
20130245395
Pillow and mattress for reducing snoring and sleep apnea
The present invention provides an improved pillow and mattress set to be used as a means for reducing snoring and obstructive sleep apnea during sleep by allowing a true prone position of the head. The pillow and mattress set further provides a support for lying with the body in a prone position.
08/29/13
20130226020
Acoustic detection mask systems and/or methods
Certain examples described herein relate to acoustic detection mask systems and/or methods. In certain examples, an acoustic detection mask system is provided.
08/29/13
20130220339
Wearable airway supporting device
A wearable airway supporting device consisting essentially of elastic textile products and a matching set of form-fit mandible projectors, and has portions that encircle the head such that, when combined with a set of form-fit mandible projectors, exert pressure on at least the pterygoideus internus section of the user's mandible so as to apply upwardly, outward pressure on the lower jaw (mandible) in order to stabilize the same while the user is sleeping or unconscious, thereby preventing snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, and other airway obstruction caused by the tongue dropping back into the throat and blocking the user's airway. When the elastic members are placed around the front and back of the user's head, the device keeps the user's mandible jutted forward and prevents the tongue from falling back so that air flows through his airway..
08/01/13
20130197321
Neural monitoring methods and systems for treating upper airway disorders
Methods and systems for monitoring, preventing and/or treating upper airway disorders such as apnea, dysphagia, reflux and/or snoring are described. The methods and systems monitor the upper airway disorders by processing one or more neural signals obtained from one or more upper airway afferents.
07/11/13
20130178763
Multiple oral and nasal surgical procedures method and kit
The method of performing multiple oral and nasal surgical procedures in the head and neck region provides a systematic procedure for the performance of multiple operations for correcting various ear, nose, and throat conditions that cause snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (osa) in the patient. The method allows the surgeon to perform multiple operating procedures in the nose, mouth, and/or throat in a single operating session, due to the use of hemostatic sheet and gel treatments in lieu of suturing and post-operative nasal hemostatic packs that preclude nasal breathing.
06/13/13
20130146065
Methods and devices for the treatment of airway obstruction, sleep apnea and snoring
Methods and devices for the treatment of airway obstruction, sleep apnea and snoring are disclosed. In some embodiments, a glossal suspension system includes a tissue tensioner that includes a suture loop made of one or more sutures configured to suspend the tongue with at least one portion configured to extend laterally through the tongue, and a securement mechanism configured to be attached to a patient's mandible that includes one more more adjustment assemblies for engaging the one or more sutures and adjusting tension on the suture loop.
06/13/13
20130146050
Nasal spray apparatus
A pharmaceutical product in the form of an anti-snoring substance includes a container (220) containing the anti-snoring substance, the anti-snoring substance being in the form of a solution pre-concentrate. The container (220) is made by a blow-fill-seal technology, wherein the container material is polyethylene or polypropylene.
05/16/13
20130118504
System and method for delivering a therapy and sensing a biological activity in the mouth
Methods, devices, and systems are disclosed for controlled delivery of a therapy, such as a stimulant, to a mouth of a subject via an oral device positioned in a secured configuration in the mouth. At least one of a tongue position stimulator (tst) and tongue position sensor (tse) is provided, according to certain aspects.
05/09/13
20130112209
Apparatus and methods for treating sleep apnea
Apparatus and methods are provided for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and the like using an implant within an oropharyngeal region adjacent an anterior longitudinal ligament. The implant may include a central region between first and second outer regions.
05/09/13
20130112208
Dental appliance
The present invention is a dental oral appliance to open the airway for a sleeping individual who suffers with snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. The appliance includes a base to secure the appliance within the mouth for the individual.
04/25/13
20130102928
System and method for managing sleep disorders
The present invention provides a method for managing a patient having a sleep disorder, e.g. Sleep apnea, snoring, sleep bruxism, upper airway resistance syndrome, etc.
04/25/13
20130098372
Mandibular advancement device with positive positioning hinge
The invention is an oral appliance for prevention of sleeping problems including snoring, sleep apnea and bruxism, and may also be used to protect the teeth and gums from surgical instruments during surgery. Specifically, the appliance alters the position of the user's mandible, which is known as a method for reducing the restriction of the flow of air through the pharyngeal passageway.
04/11/13
20130087155
Tissue crosslinking for treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
A method of treating snoring and/or osa in a subject in need of such treatment. The method includes crosslinking proteins of the subject's soft palate tissue or pharynx tissue.
02/28/13
20130053845
Endoscopic nasal palatoplasty
The endoscopic nasal palatoplasty procedure provides a reduction in the posterior aspect of the soft palate and/or uvula, thereby increasing the area of the nasopharyngeal passage between the soft palate and/or uvula and the back of the nasopharynx. This increased nasopharyngeal area promotes nasal breathing, thereby reducing reliance upon oral breathing and corresponding sleep-disordered breathing syndrome and associated problems such as sleep apnea and snoring.
02/28/13
20130053638
Endoscopic nasal palatoplasty
The endoscopic nasal palatoplasty procedure provides a reduction in the posterior aspect of the soft palate and/or uvula, thereby increasing the area of the nasopharyngeal passage between the soft palate and/or uvula and the back of the nasopharynx. This increased nasopharyngeal area promotes nasal breathing, thereby reducing reliance upon oral breathing and corresponding sleep-disordered breathing syndrome and associated problems such as sleep apnea and snoring.
02/21/13
20130042876
System and method for delivering a therapy and sensing a biological activity in the mouth
Methods, devices, and systems are disclosed for controlled delivery of a therapy, such as a stimulant, to a mouth of a subject via an oral device positioned in a secured configuration in the mouth. At least one of a tongue position stimulator (tst) and tongue position sensor (tse) is provided, according to certain aspects.
01/31/13
20130030257
Systems and methods for non-contact multiparameter vital signs monitoring, apnea therapy, apnea diagnosis, and snore therapy
Aspects of the of the disclosure relate to a non-contact physiological motion sensor and a monitor device that can incorporate use of the doppler effect. A continuous wave of electromagnetic radiation can be transmitted toward one or more subjects and the doppler-shifted received signals can be digitized and/or processed subsequently to extract information related to the cardiopulmonary motion in the one or more subjects.
01/31/13
20130029291
Dual use exercise whitener appliance
A jaw-joint protective device is provided for whitening and brightening a wearer's teeth while protecting the teeth, tongue, lips, jaw, and other delicate structures of the vital cranial triad (vct) from injury and/or for supporting the condyle of the temporomandibular joint (tmj) in a relatively fixed (stable) position thereby stabilizing the jaw and the vct during head contact activity, exercise, physical rehabilitation, c-force acceleration, teeth grinding disorders and sleep apnea and or permit the components of a vct disorder to be realigned for proper healing. This device is an over-the-counter purchased, boil and bite device for whitening at least one tooth while protecting the jaw-joint, providing maxillary and mandibular teeth seats for protection of the mouth and/or healing of the vct.
01/17/13
20130014766
Devices for treating obstructive sleep apnea and/or snoring
A garment for the treatment of sleep apnea and/or snoring includes a member for attachment to an individual afflicted with sleep apnea and an elongate, position control member at the rear of the garment and extending outwardly therefrom. The elongate member is a continuous member having transversely spaced-apart side surfaces, and the side surfaces are joined to an outer wall of the position control member at elongate side edges.


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