The specialist dentist for orthodontics Holger Hertig treats with his team in his practices in Lauter-Bernsbach and Marienberg (germany). A variety of complaints, such as malocclusions of the teeth. But patients are also helped with problems such as snoring. Snoring has been classified as a disease with serious consequences for health and performance. The good news is that it can and should be treated.
One of the causes of snoring can be a narrowing of the upper airway. This can be caused by a tongue that falls backwards and a uvula with reduced inherent tension in the muscle fibers. Remedy may be a forward displacement of the lower jaw with support of the back of the tongue. Corresponding anti-snoring devices are unfortunately not covered by the statutory health insurance.
Various braces are also offered by Diplom-Stomatologist Holger Hertig. An overly tight and mis-tightened muscle sheath is usually the cause of tooth crowding, lack of space as well as disorders of tooth eruption. The experts use these forces in the treatment to redevelop the soft tissue envelope.