Author: Ripple Team

The Important Role of the Tongue in the Body & Airway

Your tongue is not just there to do cool tricks or show someone what you think of them. The tongue actually plays a vital role in how a person feels, looks, eats, swallows, tastes, speaks, and, most importantly, breathes!

Health Care and Sleep

Our country is in the middle of a healthcare crisis. We have created this by choosing a lifestyle that creates too much stress and is not conducive to a good night’s sleep.  This is an article describes the process that leads to sleep disruption and the negative effects this has on your health.  This article

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism Suffers –  If you are suffering from any of the symptoms of bruxism you are an ideal candidate for a Ripple Retainer.  The Ripple Retainer works for young and old, male and female.  If you want to feel better, sleep better, and prevent future pain and damage, the Ripple Retainer is right for you.  

The Ripple Retainer Is Effective With CPAP Treatment

CPAP is effective at raising oxygen levels in people suffering from sleep apnea but often fails to treat other symptoms.  Sleep apnea sufferers show the most severe tooth wear and suffer many of the symptoms of bruxism, with no relief.  The Ripple Retainer can be worn in conjunction with a CPAP and do so much more

How Stress During Sleep Affects Overall Health

Fight or Flight “A quick and unconscious neurological response to a perceived threat that stimulates defensive behavior.” The ‘fight or flight’ reaction to stress causes the natural introduction of cortisol and dopamine into the human blood system.  Frequent exposure to stress that produces the ‘fight or flight’ response causes several reactions. One of the primary reactions

Untreated Sleep Apnea & How It Can Hurt Your Body

People with untreated sleep apnea experience low-quality sleep and increased risk of stroke, heart attack, cancer, depression. Just to name a few. The most common side effect of sleep apnea is snoring. Cause not only does snoring affect you but also your bed partner. Snoring is a sleep-related breathing disorder and restricts the amount of

What To Expect With Your Ripple Appliance

Once you locate a provider, call and schedule your first appointment. Your Ripple Provider will walk you through the process of screening, testing and fitting for the appliance.