- Airway constriction
- in case of suspected sleep apnea, the efficacy should be evaluated in a sleep laboratory
- in the toothless mouth the Silensor can not be attached
- in the case of a residual dentition the assessment of the dentist is necessary
- a considerable amount of alcohol or thickening has an effect on the function of the orthosis
The orthosis consists of a transparent splint for the upper jaw and the lower jaw. The lower jaw is moved forward by two pulls, which connect the two splints laterally. This allows the orthosis to enlarge the pharynx.
The speed of the inhaled air decreases and thus the noise-forming flutter of the soft parts.