Oral Device vs. CPAP for Sleep Apnea Treatment

Oral Device

How does it work?
Moves the lower jaw forward, opening the airway.

Does my insurance cover?
Yes, through medical insurance

Can it travel with me?
Easily. It can fit in a carry-on or in a little retainer case.

Is it comfortable?
Most patients can wear it easily without having any problems.

Does it make noises?
It does not.

CPAP

How does it work?
A masked is fitted over your nose or your nose and mouth and then air pressure is delivered to pass the obstruction.

Does my insurance cover?
Yes, through medical insurance.

Can it travel with me?
Must travel with a carry on bag that holds the electrical cord and adapters, the machine, hoses and the mask.

Is it comfortable?
Can be comfortable, but many patients have trouble with discomfort of the mask, irritation of the skin and the inability to move comfortably.

Does it make noise?
Yes

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