240 S. Hickory Street, Suite 207. Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: 760-746-3663

DNA and MRNA Appliance Systems - A cure for snoring and mild to moderate sleep apnea

Many health and dental problems exist as a result of altered craniofacial growth. Our environment influences us from the moment we are conceived (epigenetics) and this can play a role in how we develop as a fetus, as a child and into adulthood. When the craniofacial structures do not grow to their full potential many things can happen including:

  • recessed maxilla and/or mandible
  • high and narrow palate
  • dental crowding
  • gummy smiles
  • restricted airways

In the past, surgery was the answer for most of the above complications. But, with current research and new modalities we have the ability to alter/grow adult bone to reach a healthy end result. The DNA and MRNA appliance systems are the answer for teenagers and adults who are suffering from a lack of craniofacial growth.

The DNA Appliance System

The Vivos DNA System represents a breakthrough treatment proven to easily, painlessly, and naturally remodel, reposition, and redevelop the anatomy that surrounds the head and neck including the upper and lower jaw and airway.

The Vivos DNA appliance is a FDA registered Biomimetic (mimicking nature) oral appliance, which harnesses the body’s natural ability for self-correction through gene environmental interactions by using developmental mechanisms that are encoded at the level of the human genome.

The Vivos DNA appliance system aims to put the body back into it’s correct developmental path. This makes this system unique in upper airway, orthodontic and craniofacial correction.

Unlike traditional braces, the Vivos DNA appliance is not worn all the time. The appliance is only worn in the early evening and all night while asleep.

The Vivos DNA System:

  • Restores and helps maintain proper symmetry and alignment
  • Promotes craniofacial and orthodontic correction
  • Gives a broader, wider smile with improved esthetics
  • A solution for crowded or crooked teeth, gummy smiles, narrow palates, TMD, sleep bruxism and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • Allows for higher quantity and quality of sleep
  • Can drastically reduce or even eliminate snoring
  • Promotes a more beautiful, symmetrical and attractive face “a DNA facelift”
  • Restore normal breathing and sleep patterns which improve overall health
  • Reduce or eliminate the need for other lifetime treatment options

The Vivos DNA appliance system has been clinically proven to treat and in some cases cure Obstructive Sleep Apnea, it does this through non-surgical remodeling of the upper airway.

The biomimetic design of the Vivos DNA appliance results in more than just tooth movement. As the teeth move during treatment the bone structures within the face also change and grow. As the jaws grow into their fully developed form the rest of the facial structures are also signaled. This gives the face a better, more natural support system and may result in increased facial symmetry. Patients report improved overall facial esthetics, almost like a natural facelift without the pain or toxins associated with other cosmetic therapies.

The MRNA Appliance System

A common dental treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a mandibular advancement device (MAD). A mandibular advancement device is worn at night and brings the lower jaw forward which lifts the tissues off of the airway and thus improves sleep. While MAD are successful to a degree there are drawbacks in that these devices can cause bite discrepancies as well as TMJ problems and pain. Also, research now shows that with prolonged use of splints such as CPAP AND MAD, sleep apnea worsens with time.

The MRNA appliance is FDA cleared for the treatment of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. The MRNA appliance is similar to the more traditional MAD appliances in that if brings the lower jaw forward, however is differs in that as the lower jaw is being held forward the upper jaw is being stimulated to grow which remodels the airway. In this way, the MRNA is not just a splint, it is a potential cure for OSA. The MRNA, like the DNA, is only worn in the evening and at night.

These appliance systems, the DNA and MRNA, are easy to wear, do not cause any forceful movements or pain and patients see results within weeks of wearing the device.

If you suffer from snoring, sleep apnea, constricted dental arches including high narrow palate, dental crowding, or a gummy smile, please call us today for a free consultation and learn more about the DNA and or MRNA system.

Experience holistic dentistry with Jeffry Kerbs, DDS. Call us today at 760-746-3663. We welcome patients from Encinitas, Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, San Marcos and surrounding communities.



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240 S. Hickory Street
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Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: 760-746-3663
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Jeffry S. Kerbs, DDS, is an AACD-accredited cosmetic dentist who cares for patients from the communities of North County San Diego, San Marcos, Encinitas, Escondido, Vista, San Elijo Hills and Rancho Bernardo and the surrounding areas. Located at 240 S. Hickory Street, Suite 207 in Escondido, CA 92025. Call: 760-746-3663.