The EMA (Elastic Mandibular Advancement) appliance

This appliance is custom-made and uses elastic straps on each side of the appliance to help keep the jaw and tongue from falling back into the airway during sleep. The elastic straps are available in a variety of lengths with different levels of tension. The specific strap is custom selected based on your needs and allows for freedom of jaw movement. 

Features of the appliance include:

  • Comfortable to wear
  • Posterior support to protect the TMJ's
  • Also able to manage Bruxism (teeth grinding)
  • Freedom of jaw movement with use
  • Can be modified if dental work is done
  • Does not lock or hold the jaw in a set position
  • Helps keep the airway open by preventing the jaw and tongue from falling back during sleep