Sleep Apnea Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), or simply Sleep Apnea is left untreated it can have serious and life-threatening consequences while also impairing one’s ability to perform everyday tasks; resulting in physical, emotional and professional strains. Below you’ll find answers to some the most frequently asked questions regarding sleep health.
Does medical insurance cover oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea?
Are there different types of oral appliances for the treatment of sleep apnea?
Should I be concerned if my partner snores?
Can a dentist perform or prescribe a sleep study for obstructive sleep apnea?
Can untreated sleep apnea contribute to weight gain and obesity?
How long should I expect my oral appliance to last?
What are the treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea?
Can I get a custom-fit oral appliance just for snoring?
Snoring is a common symptom associated with sleep apnea that can cause disrupted sleep for both you and your sleeping partner. If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea or upper airway resistance syndrome, oral appliance therapy is a noninvasive and effective treatment for a healthier night’s sleep.