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Title:
ORAL DEVICE FOR TREATING SLEEP-RELATED BREATHING DISORDERS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/160106
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention relates to an oral device for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. The present invention may comprise: an upper body in which at least a portion of the upper teeth is contained; a lower body in which at least a portion of the lower teeth is contained; at least one or more elastic members connecting the upper body and the lower body, and providing elasticity in a direction in which the upper body and the lower body converge; and a supporting ledge projecting rearward from the rear end of the upper body to support the rear end of the lower body. Thus, according to the present invention, sleep-related breathing disorders such as sleep apnea which can occur during sleep can be prevented, and patients can more comfortably wear the device in order to minimize discomfort while wearing the device.

Inventors:
LEE, Sang Hwa (B-807, Jangmi Apt.,32, Gukjegeumyung-ro 7-gil,,Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 150-888, 150-888, KR)
Application Number:
KR2015/002910
Publication Date:
October 22, 2015
Filing Date:
March 25, 2015
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION (222, Banpo-daero,Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-701, 137-701, KR)
International Classes:
A61F5/56; A61C5/14; A61C19/06
Foreign References:
KR20140027694A2014-03-07
KR20120077985A2012-07-10
JP2004073473A2004-03-11
JPH11508472A1999-07-27
JP4936061B22012-05-23
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ZENA PATENT LAW FIRM (4F, 148 Dogok-ro,,Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-935, 135-935, KR)
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