Can I Use an Oral Appliance with CPAP?

can i use an oral appliance with cpapObstructive sleep apnea – a condition marked by loud snoring and repeated cessation of breathing while you sleep – can be treated in several different ways. The most common treatments are with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and a custom-designed oral appliance from a dental health specialist. While each treatment offers a number of advantages for different patients, your dentist may recommend combining CPAP and an oral appliance for optimal results. (more…)