Oral device for anterior advancement and medial constraint of the tongue

Patent Number: 9387118

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

An oral device for temporary placement in a patient's oral cavity includes a base, a tongue-engaging member and a tongue pocket. Partial vacuums are separately drawn through the tongue-engaging member and the tongue pocket in order to advance and control the position of the tongue in order to clear the patient's airway to reduce sleep apnea or treat other conditions.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Matthias Vaska - - -
Sean Christopher Daniel - - -
Jonathan L. Podmore - - -
John Crowe - - -
Michael C. Holzbaur - - -
Nicholas R. Vitale - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 F 5 56
A 61 M 1 00


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
Apnicure, Inc. - - - - -