Compared to more aggressive and invasive surgical procedures, the Pillar Procedure is simple and relatively painless. Painful tissue-removal procedures often involve general anesthesia and a trip to the operating room. As these videos show, the Pillar Procedure can be completed in a single office visit.
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This informative 3D animation provides a simple, visual explanation of the causes of palatal obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. The video makes it easy to see how the placement of three tiny implants helps correct the obstruction and vibrations that cause sleep apnea and snoring.
Insertion Technique Animation
View an animated depiction of the Pillar Procedure insertion technique.