Oral Appliance Therapy

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Oral Appliance Therapy

Oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment option for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A custom-fit oral sleep appliance can improve your sleep, restore your alertness and revitalize your health. Here is a guide to help you get started with this life-changing treatment.

 

About Oral Appliance Therapy
Worn only during sleep, an oral appliance fits like an orthodontic retainer. It supports the jaw in a forward position to help maintain an open upper airway. Research shows that oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment option for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. If you and your dental team decide that oral appliance therapy is the best treatment option for you, then your dentist will recommend the oral appliance that is best for you. Oral appliance therapy is covered by many medical insurance plans. 

Living with Oral Appliance Therapy

Treating snoring or obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy can make you feel like a new person. You will find that your symptoms, and your quality of life, can improve dramatically when you remain committed to your treatment and use it nightly. It is likely that you will sleep better, have more energy and feel sharper throughout the day. You may find that your bed partner begins to sleep better, too! 

Treating sleep apnea promotes a healthier heart, body, and mind. With our dentist’s help, you can improve your sleep and your health!

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