Oral Appliance Therapy

Effective Sleep Apnea Treatment Could Save up to $18B in Migraine Costs

Migraines are one of the most disabling common medical conditions in the world. Because they are relatively common, affecting about 16% of the population, the impact of migraines adds up quickly. And because some migraine sufferers may migraines 15 days or more a month, they may experience ongoing disability for nearly half of work […]

The Cost of Treatment

Sometimes we hear concerns from providers that oral appliances cost too much – either a perception of their own or one they hear from their patients.  In our office, the average out-ofw-pocket cost of treatment so far in 2018 is $972.  As a medical provider, everything we do goes through medical insurance, so everybody’s cost […]

ADA Statement on Dentists Treating Sleep Apnea and Other SRBDs

Dentists Can Treat Sleep ApneaLate last year, the American Dental Association (ADA) put out a statement affirming that dentists do have a role in treating sleep-related breathing disorders like snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

The statement […]

Google’s Sleep Apnea Information Is Inaccurate

These days, as many people turn to Google for medical information as turn to their doctor, if not more. How unfortunate, then, that the search engine should so routinely put up such misleading information about sleep apnea. Google’s sidebar that shows up as part of the results when people search […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Improve Sex Life, Especially for Women

Sleep apnea may occur while we’re sleeping, but it can impact every aspect of our waking lives. This includes our sex lives. Sleep apnea can lead both to a loss of desire and to physical dysfunction. In the past, much of the attention has been put on [link id='1480' text='how sleep apnea […]

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