Oral Appliance Therapy

Dr. Roubal on Omaha Everyday

After concerns of CPAP causing COVID-19 to spread, Dr. Roubal appeared as a guest on Omaha Everyday to discuss oral appliances as an alternative to CPAP. Watch the clip below to see Dr. Roubal's segment and learn how you can replace CPAP with oral appliance therapy.

Is CPAP Making Your Mouth Dry?

Dry mouth is a common problem that people experience when they have sleep apnea because they tend to breathe through their mouths. Unfortunately, treatment with CPAP might actually make the problem worse. When you have a dry mouth, it also might make you cough more. In today's concern of COVID-19, the last thing we [...]

Have Atrial Fibrillation? Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Help Recovery

Heart problems are among the most serious complications linked to sleep apnea. Cardiovascular problems, such as heart failure and stroke, account for most medical expenses, hospitalizations, and deaths linked to sleep apnea. Often, sleep apnea contributes significantly to the disease progression. So significantly that sleep apnea treatment is a critical part [...]

Treatment Improves Quality of Life If You Have Mild Sleep Apnea

Most of the time, we focus on the dangerous impacts sleep apnea has on your health. It’s hard not to take it seriously when people with moderate or severe sleep apnea have an elevated death risk. But beyond the health risks, sleep apnea can significantly impact your quality of [...]

Treating Sleep Apnea Saves Trucking Company Money

You may (or may not) remember a few years ago when the trucking industry was up in arms about new potential rules requiring truck drivers be screened for sleep apnea. Lobbying groups got the Department of Transportation (DOT) to put the rule on hold pending more study and/or legislation. [...]

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