Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea
Which Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea
With over 40 different types of oral appliances available for sleep apnea to specially trained dentists, there are essentially two different categories in which they can be classified: tongue retaining appliances and mandibular repositioning appliances.
The advantages of oral appliances over other forms of therapy are as follows:
- Oral appliances are comfortable and easy to wear. It does take a few weeks, however, to become used to wearing the device.
- Oral appliances are small and convenient. You can take them with you when you travel.
- Oral appliances are non-invasive therapy for sleep apnea.