The Al Ghareeb Medical Center provides a full range of treatments for sleep apnea. Where possible we encourage patients to use non surgical treatment for snoring conditions.

Non  Surgical Treatment of Sleep Apnea:

Behavioral Modifications:

  • Weight reduction

  • Avoid CNS depressants (alcohol, sedatives)

  • Sleep on side w/ tennis ball on back

  • External nasal dilators/steroid spray

Oral Appliances :

  • Tongue retaining devices:

Keep tongue in forward position by creating negative pressure in a plastic bulb, fit between the lips

  • Mandibular advancing device

Cause forward/downward movement of mandible when attached to dental arches

  • Soft palate lifter “Effective only for treatment of snoring”

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