Dental device helps some sleep apnea patients unplug CPAP

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Posted: December 10, 2012

The Winchester Star

Dr. Thomas Gromling, who has a dental practice in Stephens City, holds a mouth device that helps patients with sleep apnea. The device pushes the lower jaw forward, which keeps the back of the throat open. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

Winchester — Every time he snored, Clarence Turner’s wife would elbow him in the ribs.

Tired of the nightly assault, Turner sought medical help in 2005 and was diagnosed with sleep apnea, a…

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