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What is the Best Treatment For Sleep Apnea?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or you suspect having sleep apnea, you might wonder what treatment options are available to you. Fortunately, sleep apnea treatment has come a long way in the past 20 years. In the past, CPAP was the only available treatment. Today, there is a [...]

By |August 3rd, 2021|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on What is the Best Treatment For Sleep Apnea?

CPAP Can Make Morning Breath Worse

We’ve previously noted that {{{{link id='16' text='sleep apnea'}}}} can cause bad morning breath. So, shouldn’t CPAP cure morning breath related to dry mouth during sleep? We would like to think so, especially since mouth drying overnight is associated with an increased risk of cavities. However, for some people, [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on CPAP Can Make Morning Breath Worse

New Surgery Techniques Could Aid Oral Appliance Therapy

Although CPAP is an effective treatment for sleep apnea, many people hate it. These people dislike the treatment so much that they would rather suffer the health consequences of sleep apnea--up to and including death--than use their CPAP. Clearly, these people need an alternative.  Sleep Apnea Appliances Denver

By |September 9th, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on New Surgery Techniques Could Aid Oral Appliance Therapy

Treating Sleep Apnea Helps Beauty

Recently, Married at First Sight star Mishel Karen caused a bit of a stir this week when she revealed her “extreme” beauty routine. Among the elements in her routine, she includes BOTOX ® Cosmetic injections, teeth whitening, and working out with a personal trainer. However, what most people found most surprising was her use [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Treating Sleep Apnea Helps Beauty

You Don’t Have to Try CPAP before Getting an Oral Appliance

You might think that just because your doctor’s diagnosed CPAP, that’s how you have to treat your sleep apnea. If you don’t like the idea of CPAP, you should get a second opinion about sleep apnea treatment. So, you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea. This often leads to a number of conflicted feelings. Many people [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on You Don’t Have to Try CPAP before Getting an Oral Appliance

Another Million-Dollar Support Program for CPAP: Alternatives Might Be Better

Last week the sleep medicine community was buzzing about a new $1.4 million grant for a sleep apnea program based at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. This new grant was focused on what seems to be an essential part of the sleep apnea treatment solution: trying to get people to use [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|CPAP, Oral Appliance|Comments Off on Another Million-Dollar Support Program for CPAP: Alternatives Might Be Better

How to Switch from CPAP to a Mouthguard for Sleep Apnea

Because CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) has long been considered the “gold standard” for sleep apnea treatment, it’s commonly prescribed as a frontline treatment. However, many people find that they can’t adapt to CPAP. This puts many people in the situation where they have to learn to transition from [...]

By |February 2nd, 2019|CPAP, Oral Appliance|Comments Off on How to Switch from CPAP to a Mouthguard for Sleep Apnea

6 Benefits of Seeing an Experienced Sleep Dentist

If you are looking for a sleep dentist to help you treat your sleep apnea without CPAP, take the time to consider your options carefully. Your sleep dentist will make a tremendous difference in the quality of your results and in the quality of your experience. One important thing [...]

By |October 31st, 2018|Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on 6 Benefits of Seeing an Experienced Sleep Dentist

Oral Appliance Therapy Can Be Cheaper Than CPAP over Long Term

If you have sleep apnea, you might be considering your treatment options. The two most effective treatments are CPAP and oral appliance therapy. It’s important to make sure that you choose a treatment that will be effective for you. If you’re unlikely to comply with CPAP, [...]

By |October 4th, 2018|CPAP, Oral Appliance|Comments Off on Oral Appliance Therapy Can Be Cheaper Than CPAP over Long Term

Link Between TMJ & Sleep Apnea

Sleep dentists are trained to help treat sleep apnea with the use of oral appliances. There are many dentists who will advertise their services as sleep dentists after just a short, focused training on oral appliances. However, if you are looking for a sleep dentist who is likely to give you [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea, TMJ|Comments Off on Link Between TMJ & Sleep Apnea
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