Sleep Dental Medicine (Snoring and Sleep Apnea) Articles

The Pillar procedure is a treatment to stop snoring. It is a safe process which involves the insertion of small implants into the soft palate. These implants are an innocuous polyester material which has been safely used in medicine throughout history. It works by reducing tissue vibration in the soft palate, stiffening it. An obstructive soft palate is often the reason that snoring comes about, because it is not letting air flow properly.

Weight-loss surgery helps people who have tried everything to lose weight such as exercise and diet-control. It is very effective in reducing significant amount of weight in obese and severely obese people. Commonly known as bariatric surgery, it is proved to have long-term health benefits.
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