Oral Appliance to Treat Sleep Apnea

The Advantages
Oral Appliance Therapy is the newest, non-invasive remedy that works for both men and women alike. An Oral appliance is comfortable to wear, very quiet, portable and easy to care for.
Visiting the Dentist
Your dentist will work with your sleep doctor in order to treat both snoring and sleep apnea. The initial consultation will revolve around discussing the benefits of this type of treatment, as well as any side effects and the total cost.
If you decide to move forward, your dentist will complete a comprehensive evaluation of your teeth, jaw, tongue, and airway. This may also include a new-x-ray of your mouth.
Customizing your Oral Appliance in 3 Simple Steps

  1. There are two different ways to customize your oral appliance. The first is a digital scan and the second option is a physical impression. Both are reliable ways to properly fit the appliance for you, but the choice is up to what your doctor has in his office.
  2. After the impression (digital scan) is made, it will then be sent to a dental lab where the appliance will actually be created.
  3. The third and final step in this process is after your dentist receives the completed appliance back from the lab he will work with you to help adjust the fit to make it as comfortable as possible. During this visit, your dentist will explain and possibly show you how to properly clean and maintain your appliance.

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“When I first came to see Dr. Bogrow I was always so tired. I felt like I didn’t get a wink of sleep. That was definitely not the case because I could sleep anywhere at any time. I had a cpap machine in my closet for over two years and couldn’t bring myself to continue to use it.

I asked my doctor if a mouthpiece could possibly help me. He recommended that I speak with Dr. Bogrow, so I made my appointment and our journey began. I was fitted with my appliance and after just a few adjustments it was working beautifully! Amazingly I now sleep knowing that when I wake up in the morning I will feel new and refreshed to take on the day! I thank God for Dr. Bogrow, Barb and the entire staff for their excellent care, expertise, and how they genuinely care about me and how I feel! So if you suffer from sleep apnea please don’t hesitate to talk with Dr. Bogrow. I know he will do everything he can to help you feel good again!”

Janice L.