Is sleep apnea treatment worth it?
Sleep apnea doesn't just cause annoying snoring sounds, it affects the quality and quantity of sleep you get every night. During an apnea event oxygen supply to your body is reduced by the relaxed tissues in your upper respiratory system. This can reduce your alertness, cognitive abilities, memory and has been linked to many other health problems.
Do I really need an oral appliance?
In many circumstances an oral appliance might not be necessary. When you visit us for your complimentary consultation we will provide you with an accurate, honest diagnoses. If you don't actually need an oral appliance we won't try and push you into getting one.
What is the difference between a CPAP appliance and the OSA device alternative?
Not all patients treating sleep apnea with the use of a CPAP appliance can comfortably maintain their treatment. CPAP appliances are uncomfortable, loud, and awkward to wear while trying to sleep. Many users simply stop wearing their appliances at night. The OSA alternative is much smaller, fits more comfortably and can provide the same treatment benefits.
Does insurance cover sleep apnea treatment?
Our wonderful staff will work with you to see if your insurance company will cover the dental implant procedure. In many cases, sleep apnea treatment may be covered by your medical insurance. If for any reason it's not covered, we will let you know and will work with you to develop a financial plan if needed. Our patients often tell us that it's completely worth the investment of their time and money to improve the quality of their sleep.
Will I lose anything by coming in for the free consultation?
Of course not. The consultation is completely free of charge. We are limited in how many consultations we can schedule during any given period - so make sure to schedule yours as soon as possible.
Does your office have payment options available?
Yes, ask our office about financing options or payment plans. CareCredit® offers reasonable interest rates for patients who need to finance their dental care.