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MPowrx is a Canadian health and wellness company founded in 2005. Developed by dentist and sleep specialist Dr. Leslie Dort, the company’s primary product is the Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece, which was released in 2008 and is an FDA-approved, over-the-counter treatment for snoring.
Snoring is often caused by the tongue and throat muscles relaxing while we sleep. Deep breathing vibrates this slack tissue, causing snoring’s characteristic drone. The Good Morning Snore Solution stabilizes the tongue throughout the night to tighten the throat muscles and reduce tissue vibration.
Made of dental-grade plastic resin that is BHA and BPA-free, the Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece does not need to be customized or adjusted. Users fit the flange between their teeth and lips to hold the device in place, then squeeze a small bulb to create a vacuum that traps the tip of their tongue. It is available in two sizes, original and small/young adult, and should last between 12 and 24 months.
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece has fared well in clinical trials and among users, but other factors may also influence whether it’s ideal for you. We’ll review how the device works, its materials and construction, and other important considerations that can help you decide whether or not it fits your needs.
Watch the video below to see how the Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece performed when put to the test in the Sleep Foundation Lab.
The Good Morning Snore Solution is an FDA-approved tongue-stabilizing mouthpiece made of dental-grade plastic resin. Its prototype performed well in clinical trials, and it is also backed by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee to give customers a chance to decide if it’s right for them.
This device is small enough not to bother most people yet large enough to prevent accidental swallowing. Unlike anti-snoring devices with a mandibular advancement design, the Good Morning does not need to be adjusted or customized and can be used by most people with dentures and/or a TMJ disorder. It is likely to be effective for most people whose snoring is caused by weight, alcohol consumption, tongue and mouth anatomy, or excessive muscle relaxation. However, the Good Morning’s design does require users to breathe through their noses at night. If you have chronic nasal congestion or another condition that limits your ability to breathe through your nose, the Good Morning is not the snoring solution for you. Sleep apnea sufferers should also pass on this mouthpiece since the snoring associated with sleep apnea is a serious medical concern that warrants specialized treatment outlined by a qualified medical professional.
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece is made from the same BHA and BPA-free plastic resin typically used to create dental devices. It is available in both original and small/young adult sizes, but it is otherwise a one-size-fits-all design that fits straight from the box and does not require any adjustment or customization.
The original size is the best option for most people, though young adults between 18 and 26 and those with smaller mouths should consider the small/young adult size. A too-large mouthpiece can cause sore gums or feel excessively bulky, while one that is too small may not be as effective.
|Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece||Original, Small/Young Adult||Dental-Grade Plastic Resin||Tongue-Retaining|
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece is around the average cost for an anti-snoring device, and this does not differ between the two sizes. Most people find that the Good Morning lasts for a year, though some users report using theirs for two years without any problems. This breaks down to a relatively low monthly price.
Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece Pricing
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In a clinical trial conducted by the mouthpiece’s inventor, 73% of subjects experienced significant improvements when using the Good Morning Snore Solution. User reviews back up these findings, as the vast majority are happy with the mouthpiece’s effectiveness. However, the device does require an initial adjustment period. During the first 4 weeks of use, many people find the Good Morning Snore Solution uncomfortable. It can take time to learn how to swallow while wearing the device, and some people wake up to find that they have dislodged it during the night. These issues usually resolve after the user has become accustomed to the device.
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece’s effectiveness is also dependent on the cause of your snoring. While it performs well for most people, it is unsuitable for people who snore because of sleep apnea or nasal congestion.
Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece
The Good Morning Snore Solution’s design does not require any adjustment or customization. It is, however, available in two sizes.
While most people should expect the Good Morning to last a year, some customers report that theirs has survived two years without any noticeable damage.
MPowrx recommends soaking your mouthpiece for 10 minutes in a mixture of cold water and a cleaning solution designed for dentures, retainers, or mouth guards. You can also use a mix of cold water and toothpaste. After soaking, you should rinse the device in cold water and allow it to air-dry before using or storing it.
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece is available without a prescription. The FDA has cleared it as an over-the-counter medical device.
Many users experience mild side effects, such as tongue tenderness, mouth dryness, and drooling, during the initial adjustment period. These usually subside within 4 weeks. However, some people may experience ongoing side effects, like gum irritation. If side effects are significant or persistent, consult your doctor.
While snoring can also be caused by other factors — sleep apnea and nasal problems being two of the most common — most people snore because the tissue and muscles in the mouth and throat relax while they sleep, allowing for significant vibration due to deep breathing. Most anti-snoring mouthpieces work by decreasing the amount of muscle and tissue that is relaxed enough to vibrate, and the Good Morning Snore Solution is no different.
However, most of the Good Morning’s competitors have a nightguard-style design that tightens muscles and tissue by moving the lower jaw forward. The Good Morning, in comparison, works by gently trapping the tip of the user’s tongue. This design holds the tongue forward and in place throughout the night, reducing muscle relaxation while allowing for a more natural jaw position. Due to these differences, the Good Morning can be used by some people who can’t use mandibular advancement devices, such as those who wear dentures or have a TMJ disorder.
The Good Morning has a low-profile design that is unlikely to bother most sleepers. However, people who sleep on their stomachs or who are active sleepers may dislodge it during the night. While users can tighten the mouthpiece’s seal by coating the aperture with olive oil or simply expelling more air before inserting their tongue, a too-tight seal can be uncomfortable or cause tongue irritation.
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece can only be purchased through its official website. Shipping is available to the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.
MPowrx uses different couriers in different regions. The company ships from locations in the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia, so the shipping time for most customers in these countries is within 3-5 business days. Shipments to customers in mainland Europe or the Asia Pacific region usually take 5-15 business days to arrive. Shipping fees apply.
The Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece is backed by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. The company suggests allowing several weeks to adjust before returning the device, but returns can be initiated at any time during this period. A refund of the purchase price is issued once the product has been returned.
MPowrx does not offer a warranty for the Good Morning Snore Solution Mouthpiece.
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