Here are Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions About the Oral Appliance Used to Treat People with Sleep Apnea…


Question: Are oral appliances FDA approved?
Answer:  Yes

Question:  Are oral appliance covered by Medical insurance or Medicare?
Answer:  Most insurance companies do cover oral appliance including Medicare

Question:  I have dentures, can I get an oral appliance?
Answer:  Yes oral appliance for sleep apnea can be made for patients wearing full or removable partial dentures

Question:  How long have oral appliances been used to treat OSA?
Answer:  In 1995, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (ASM) issued a position paper that starting that Oral Appliance were the second line of treatment for CPAP non-compliance patients. In February 2006 the ASM published that oral appliances are now the gold standard for Mild to Moderate cases of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Question:  Can I travel on a plan with an oral appliance
Answer:  Yes

Question:  If I grid my teeth at night, can I wear an oral appliance?
Answer:  Yes

Question:  I have a lot of dental work throughout the years, can I wear an oral appliance?
Answer:  Even if you are have had dental work, we can make an oral appliance for you

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Mittle Today!
Call Us at 516.565.6565 for Franklin Square or
516.348.8500 for Syosset.