This patient's problem is her maxilla (upper jaw) is very pushed back towards the spine, which gives her a very narrow airway space.
Treatment with the Advance Lightwire Functional (ALF) appliance is a permanent solution to this problem. The ALF will move the maxilla forward which would open up the airway space, eliminating the sleep apnea.
|Man sleeping with a C-Pap machine.|
|An ALF appliance.|