CPAP intolerance is a prevalent issue among patients who rely on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines for improved sleep and respiratory health. Despite its prescribed benefits, patient compliance with CPAP machines is very low due to uncomfortable side effects such as dry mouth, and allergies, and the cumbersome nature of the CPAP contraption can make it almost impossible to sleep, consequently hindering its effectiveness as a remedy.
Fortunately, for patients struggling with CPAP intolerance, there is an alternative solution available. A simple dental appliance can be worn to aid in opening the airway, reduce snoring, and promote nose breathing. Compared to CPAP machines, this dental appliance offers ease of use and an attractive alternative for individuals who are non-compliant with CPAP.
In summary, CPAP intolerance poses a significant challenge for patients, impacting their adherence to prescribed treatment. However, the availability of a dental appliance provides a practical solution. Ultimately, this dental appliance offers a more convenient and comfortable avenue for enhancing sleep quality and promoting respiratory wellness.
Dental appliances, also known as oral appliances or mandibular advancement devices, are an alternative to CPAP machines for managing sleep apnea and snoring. These devices are typically custom-made to fit your mouth. This appliance works to reposition the jaw and tongue, thus preventing the collapse of the airway during sleep.
“The biggest advantage is that dental appliances are portable and don’t need electricity to operate. So during travel, camping and power outages, there is no worry.
Consulting with a dentist or sleep specialist is crucial to ensure proper fitting and effectiveness. If you are currently dealing issues relating to CPAP intolerance, or if you would like to find out more about an easier, more comfortable alternative sleep apnea treatment, please contact our office.
For a limited time, we are offering $500 OFF any Sleep Appliances.
We offer high-quality custom-made appliances that are covered by an additional 3 year warranty! If you wear a CPAP - a dental appliance is simple and more comfortable to sleep with. This offer ends on December 15th, 2023, so please contact us if you’re interested in the benefits of a sleep appliance. We look forward to answering any questions you may have.
Dr. Rapal and the team here are ready to evaluate your condition and determine if a dental appliance is a suitable alternative for you.