￼ ￼ Oral appliances for sleep apnea are often used as a substitute for CPAP or sleep apnea oral surgery. It is often used in conjunction with weight loss if the individual is overweight. Sleep apnea mouth guards are anti-snoring devices. They reduce airwa
A dentist or orthodontist can fit you with a mouthpiece or oral appliance to ease mild sleep apnea. The device is custom made for you and adjusts the position of your lower jaw and tongue. You put it in at bedtime to help keep your airway open while you sleep.
SLEEP APNEA...I could not use a CPAP. My dentist attended a seminar on OASYS nasal airway system (http://www.oasyssleep.com/), an FDA approved oral appliance for those suffering from OSA , recommended it to me. I have been using it 2 years. I have a massage chair that has zero gravity position(the most relaxed position) & when I'm on that position as a I sleep, I snore loud. But with the OASYS mouthpiece & I barely snore at all. In my experience, this mouthpiece is an alternative to CPAP.