Sleep Apnea – Treatment Options

CPAP Alternative in Detroit Metropolitan Area

Dr. Bogrow is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (D-ABDSM). His training in dental sleep medicine enables him to deliver exceptional treatment for patients who have problems associated with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Bogrow services the Greater Detroit metropolitan area (including Troy, Novi, Royal Oak, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Birmingham, West Bloomfield, Berkley, Huntington Woods and Livonia).

What is CPAP?

Oftentimes, the first solution prescribed to sleep apnea patients is a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) device. A CPAP machine uses a constant flow of air connected to a mask worn by the patient while they sleep. The air pressure prevents your airway from collapsing.

Surgical and Non-surgical treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

CPAP through a Physician
Oral Appliance therapy through a trained and certified dentist
Surgical option for severe cases

What are the Alternatives to CPAP?

While CPAP therapy is effective for many patients, it is not always the ideal treatment. Common complaints from CPAP users include having trouble wearing the mask throughout the night and waking up with a dry throat. The great news is that there are a wide variety of CPAP alternatives for our patients in Southfield. Outside of surgical options, there are a number of oral appliances we can use to restore your rest.

Even though 99% of doctors want patients to try it first, 50% of C-PAP users can't tolerate it
Compliance with CPAP is 50%
Compliance with an appliance is greater than 80%

What is an Oral Appliance?

An oral appliance is a custom-made dental device worn during the night. There are many different designs, but they all are designed to open your airway to prevent snoring and sleep apnea.

Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances

We understand that every patient is different and requires a unique approach to treatment. For patients that have a hard time with CPAP therapy, we have a range of oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea.

Examples Of Oral Appliances We Utilize For Our Patients

Let’s explore several of the oral appliance options we provide at the Dental Center For Sleep Apnea & Snoring.

ProSomnus® Sleep and Snore Devices

ProSomnus® Sleep and Snore Devices
Smoother surface
Up to 22% stronger, and less bulky with 30% less overall volume
Protects airway more effectively
Reduced mouth opening required
Better tasting with less likelihood of allergic reactions (now made with 3.6x fewer monomers and methyl methacrylate)


SomnoDent® is a custom-made device worn during sleep to increase the upper airway volume and reduce collapsibility. SomnoDent® Flex and Classic devices each utilize a unique patented fin-coupling component, maximizing patient comfort and compliance. This device is clinically proven to result in successful treatment for patients suffering from sleep apnea.

The SUAD™ Device

We offer the SUAD™ Device, a premium dental sleep appliance developed for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. This device is an alternative to CPAP therapy or surgery and offers a comfortable solution to help you achieve a good night’s sleep.


The Narval™

Narval™ CC is ResMed’s premier oral appliance. As one of the lightest oral appliances available, Narval CC is designed to be discreet, comfortable, and effective. It is crafted from a lightweight, flexible, and metal-free biocompatible material.

The Tap 3

The TAP 3 TL uses a hook mechanism attached to the upper tray that fits into a socket attached to the lower tray. It positions the lower jaw forward, allowing for a greater range of lateral movement than previous designs. The TAP 3 Elite features a simple hook mechanism attached to the upper tray that slides under a bar attached to the lower tray and positions the lower jaw forward.


The Path to a Better Night’s Rest

Dr. Bogrow is delighted to answer any questions you have about our effective and comfortable CPAP alternatives. We’ll work with you to find the treatment option that restores your rest and gives you the energy you need to do all the things you love. For professional, quality care built around your needs, schedule your consultation with Bogrow & Associates today.

We are centrally located in Southfield, MI which is conveniently close to most of the Detroit suburban communities, including Southfield, Troy, Novi, Royal Oak, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Birmingham, Berkley, Huntington Woods and Livonia.

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