Despite the rate of success, oral appliances are not right for everyone. Most importantly, patients must remember to wear the devices consistently in order to achieve any benefit.
Mild cases of sleep apnea and teeth grinding can often be managed with lifestyle changes, such as weight loss, stress management, and massage. In severe cases, sufferers of both sleep apnea and TMJ disorder may require surgery. Others might find the best outcome by combining oral appliance therapy with CPAP.
If your health could be improved with a visit to your dentist, why wait? Join patients like you who are sleeping more soundly and finding relief from debilitating symptoms. Schedule an appointment to learn more.