INS AND OUTS OF ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY

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Oral appliance therapy is a treatment commonly used for obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine is a commonly used device also used to treat sleep apnea. However, not all sleep apnea patients need CPAP treatment. For mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) a dentist can prescribe oral appliance therapy.

WHAT IS SLEEP APNEA?

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Daytime symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea:

  • Trouble focusing
  • Hyperactivity
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Forgetfulness
  • Feeling Down
  • Irritability