Oral Appliances are a resource in treating sleep disordered breathing in patients or cannot tolerate CPAP or just snore loudly.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends Oral Appliances for patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea and for those who cannot tolerate CPAP. Oral Appliance’s work by preventing your jaw and tongue from closing your airway, which causes apneas (pauses in breath). While this alternative does not address all patients it provides an additional resource for Mt Scott ENT and Sleep Medicine to help you achieve the sleep you deserve. If you snore or feel as though you, or your partner, aren’t sleeping as soundly as you would like call us to schedule a consultation to see how we can help you.