Kudo Snorefighter Anti Snoring Device Review
Although this device is reasonably priced, I fear that it doesn’t contain enough in the way of ‘extra features’ to really distinguish itself from the competition.
Introduction – Kudo Snorefighter Anti Snoring Device Review
The Kudo Snorefighter is an anti-snoring mouthpiece that was made to help reduce or eliminate incidences of snoring in those who experience it as a common problem. As far as stop-snoring mouthpieces are concerned, it’s actually a pretty typical solution – both in price and functionality. But it also offers a few unique features that definitely make it worth looking at.
In this review, we’re going to take a closer look at it and see exactly what this anti-snoring device has to offer.
One thing that I found very interesting about this company from the very beginning was their listed goals for the Snorefighter. On their website, they clearly list these goals and say that the testing and development of their product was guided by them – so here’s a brief list of exactly what these goals are.
- They wanted the product to be low in cost and affordable.
- They wanted it to function well – especially during sleep.
- They wanted the material to be non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and hygiene certified.
- They also wanted it to be capable of a custom-fit through boil and bite technology.
These things might seem pretty straightforward to most people, but I can definitely say that I was surprised to find them so well laid-out on the website. I feel that this company really had a vision for what they wanted their product to be, and I think that making these things available for everyone to see speaks a great deal about the passion behind the product.
The Kudo Snorefighter is technically an MAD, or a mandibular advancement device. It works by advancing the lower jaw slightly while sleeping to prevent vibrations in the soft palate… which is one of the most common causes of snoring.
There’s quite a bit of research data supplied on the Kudo Snorefighter official website. But with that being said, I didn’t really see any direct links to studies conducted with this particular device itself. Rather, it seemed to me that most of the data was pretty generic, and seemed to include both information about snoring and stop snoring devices.
So all in all, I was impressed with the amount of information provided – but I was a bit disappointed that I didn’t find any specific clinical data on this specific anti-snoring device.
Is this product FDA cleared?
Yes, this product is cleared by the FDA.
You can buy this device for $39.95 plus shipping and handling. This is actually a pretty reasonable price, in my opinion. I would even describe it as being on the ‘inexpensive’ side. There are definitely some MADs that are more expensive – though these also generally come with a few more features than the Snorefighter.
According to the official product website, the Kudo Company was established in 2005 in the State of Connecticut in the US. They say that their main ‘company value’ is to ‘bring the world a quality sleep angel that meets people’s anticipations and satisfies their desires and needs.’
PO Box 630
North Branford, CT 06471
How does the product work?
This product basically works by keeping the lower jaw pulled slightly forward during sleep. This ‘lower jaw advancement’ is said to reduce the odds of soft palate vibration – which is a leading cause of snoring.
This device actually comes in two different versions. One of them, the Snorefighter KSF-NS, is for nasal breathers – while the Snorefighter KSF-MT is for mouth breathers. Of course, buying the right one for you would be very important. You wouldn’t want to buy the nose-breather option if you tend to breathe through your mouth, etc.
What are actual customers saying?
Actual customers seem to be saying pretty good things about this product – though I have heard a few negative reviews. The main complaints that I’ve heard seem to be centered on customer service-related issues and the design of the product itself. Apparently, even the mouth-breather version can be difficult for some mouth-breathers to use, due to the fact that the mouth holes are a bit too small. As far as customer service goes, I’ve heard that the company can be a bit slow responding to emails.
Aside from these, however, I’ve heard nothing but good things about the company. The vast majority of customers seem to have no real complaints, and the general attitude toward the Snorefighter in-general seems to be positive.
What you can expect
Of course, when you first order the device, you’ll need to custom fit it. After that, it might take a night or two to really get used to it. If you’ve never used a stop-snoring device like this before, then you might find it strange to sleep with something in your mouth – though this is pretty easy to adjust to if you give it time.
By the end of the first week, you should find yourself much more comfortable with the device if it’s going to be a good fit for you. If by the end of the second week you’re still experiencing problems, however, then it might be a good idea to take advantage of the company’s very generous 60 day money back guarantee and return it.
Does this brand stack up against the competition?
The biggest thing that stands out about this product is probably the lower price and the fact that they offer two different versions of their anti-snoring device – one for mouth breathers and one for nasal breathers. Beyond this, it’s a pretty typical mouthpiece.
Key differences between this product and ‘typical’ solutions
The main difference between this product and other ‘typical’ solutions is the fact that it comes in two different versions. It’s also true that the product website offers quite a bit of information about snoring and snoring research that I haven’t seen on many other anti-snoring device websites – so the information offered by the company for those browsing their site is definitely a plus!
Is a prescription or doctor involvement needed?
No, you won’t need a prescription or a doctor’s approval to use this product.
Pros and Cons
Here are the basic pros and cons of the Snorefighter.
- It comes with a 60 day money back guarantee
- It utilizes boil and bite technology
- It seems to have a good reputation among customers
- It comes in two different versions – one for mouth breathers and one for nasal breathers
- It’s FDA cleared and made from high-quality materials
- Some customers have complained that it doesn’t allow for enough mouth breathing
- It isn’t really adjustable beyond the initial boil-and-bit fitting process
- It doesn’t offer many ‘extra’ features that give it advantages over similar devices
I found the Snorefighter to be a pretty functional and affordable device. I think that there’s a good chance that it will work for a large number of people, and I think that Kudo did a great thing by adopting a 60 day money back guarantee for their products.
With that being said, however, I’m afraid that there are also some shortfalls to it. Though it’s reasonably priced, I fear that it doesn’t contain enough in the way of ‘extra features’ to really distinguish itself from the competition. This makes it a bit forgettable, and also makes it difficult for the product to ‘stick out’ in a crowd.
But I would call it a solid device, and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to try a new and inexpensive stop snoring mouthpiece.
Costs and shipping
You can buy the Kudo Snorefighter for a very reasonable $39.98, plus $7.00 for shipping.
The best place to buy this product is on the official Kudo Company website.
Screenshot of the website
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