Throwing Away My CPAP
Sleep apnea affects more than 20 million Americans nationwide. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can lead to hypertension, heart attack, stroke, depression, muscle pain, fibromyalgia, morning headaches, and excessive daytime sleepiness. If you are not using your CPAP, we may have an option that will work for you. We offer a small oral device that can have you breathing easy and getting a better night’s sleep. Peter was struggling with his CPAP, but found relief with Dr. Bobbi. This is his story.
Why did you make an appointment at Stanley Dentistry?
“I’d been suffering from sleep apnea and went and had a sleep study just to prove what everybody already knew. I had tried a CPAP in the past and hated it. I tried it for three months or so. It got to the point where I was winding up with it on the floor pretty much every night because I’d take it off. So, that wasn’t the answer.
We talked about a sleep appliance or an apnea appliance and I wound up getting fitted for one. It’s improved my sleep. It was very weird at first but, you know, I got accustomed to it to the point where there are some mornings I get up and start doing things and realize “oops!” [the appliance is still in my mouth]! So, it’s been really successful for me.
Would you recommend Stanley Dentistry?
I’ve recommended this practice to a number of people so I think that kind of says how I feel about it. You guys do a terrific job.”
Get your sleep apnea under control
If you have mild to moderate sleep apnea, there’s a strong chance that you do not need to wear a CPAP machine at night. Our office uses small oral devices to correct the neck and jaw position of sleep apnea sufferers so their airway can open (and stay open) at night. The device is custom-made, easy to wear, and affordable since it’s frequently covered by your health insurance instead of your dental. Come into our office for a complimentary consultation to see if our sleep apnea device could help improve how you sleep.View All News