Tired of Things That Don’t Work?

AND NOT READY TO WEAR A MASK TO BED? Lots of treatments claim to help you stop snoring—nasal strips, chin straps, special pillows and sprays. How many have you tried? The US Patent Office lists more than 300 devices designed to stop snoring. But studies consistently show they just don’t work.1 Snoring is caused by vibration of the soft palate. The Pillar® Procedure is a minimally-Am-I-A-Candidateinvasive in-office procedure that gets to the root of the problem by significantly reducing vibrations of the soft palate, allowing you and your bed partner to enjoy a full night’s sleep—and a full life.

If snoring is harming your lifestyle and relationship, and you’ve tried numerous remedies without success, it’s time to look at the clinically-proven Pillar Procedure.

Is Pillar Right for Me?



If your soft palate contributes to your snoring and/or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Pillar may be an excellent treatment for you. Only a doctor can determine if you’re a good candidate. Your doctor will examine your upper airway to determine if your palate is causing or contributing to your snoring or OSA, and if you are a good candidate for the Pillar Procedure.

I chose Pillar because it seemed a lot less invasive…I don’t really notice it at all…I’m sleeping better at night. I’m getting better rest than I’ve had in years.

See how Pillar worked for Mike Wolf. Watch the video.

It seemed a lot less invasive… (Mike Wolf)

Questions for Your Doctor

  • How do I know if I have a snoring problem or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?
  • Could my snoring or OSA have long-term effects on my health?
  • If I do suffer from snoring or OSA, what are my treatment options?
  • How will the different treatments affect my lifestyle?

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  2. Maurer JT, Verse T, Stuck BA, Hörmann K, Hein G. Long-term results of the Pillar Palatal Implant System for primary snoring. Otolaryngology-HNS 2005 Oct; 133(4):573-8.
  3. Choi JH, Kim SN, Cho JH. Efficacy of the Pillar implant in the treatment of snoring and mild-to-moderate obstructive sllep apnea: a meta-analysis. Otolaryngology-HNS 2013 Jan; 123(1):269-76.
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  6. Kursat Ceylan, Hatice Emir, Zeynep Kizilkaya, Eren Tastan, Ahmet Yavanoglu, Hakki Uzunkulaoglu, Erdal Samin, Sevim Arslan Felek. First-Choice Treatment in Mild to Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Single-Stage, Multilevel, Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction or Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure FREE. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;135(9):915-919. doi:10.1001/archoto.2009.117.
  7. Sage Journals. Popular Snore Aids: Do They Work? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg June 2004 vol. 130 no. 6 649-658
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