Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance Cost
If You or a Family Member Are Looking for a Good Alternative to CPAP Machines, a Dental Appliance May Be the Best Option. At Koala® Center For Sleep & TMJ Disorders, We Tailor Our Appliances to Your Needs. Talk to One of Our Sleep Doctors Today to Find Out What Your Cost Will Be for a Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance.
How does the sleep apnea dental appliance work?
The sleep doctors at Koala® Center for Sleep & TMJ Disorders will work with you so that you fully understand the benefits of the sleep apnea oral appliance.These miracle dental appliances work by adjusting the jaw and moving it forward, which in turn, will increase the width of the patient’s upper airway – thus reducing the air resistance that essentially leads to the development of sleep apnea and snoring.
Sleep apnea oral appliances are often times used to substitute CPAP or sleep apnea oral surgery. It is also used in combination with weight loss management if the individual happens to be overweight. Dentists also consider sleep apnea dental appliances to be an anti-snoring device, as they reduce the airway turbulence and also stop snoring. These sleep apnea mouthpieces are customized to each and every patient and are also often referred as, by the general public, mouth guards for sleep apnea. These sleep apnea dental appliances are generally designed and work best to those patients who have been diagnosed with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
What are the benefits of the sleep apnea dental appliance?
There are many benefits to patients who utilize the sleep apnea dental appliance – some of the benefits include:
- Improvement of sleep apnea symptoms compared to other treatment options
- The dental device is extremely compact and portable
- The device is very discreet and is not visible when the mouth is closed
- Most patients will experience an improvement on the first night of utilizing their dental device
- The device does not require any electricity – so you will not have to plug the device into a wall to charge or to function, therefore, conserving energy
How much does a sleep apnea dental appliance cost?
If you or someone you know is seeking to invest in a dental appliance for sleep apnea, it is very important for you to compare the costs. The costs will highly depend on the specific type of the dental appliance mouthpiece. The cost for a sleep apnea mouth guard depends on the specific needs of each patient. The treatment typically include the actual mouthpiece itself, the dental visit, adjustments, follow up visits, and any required modifications to the dental device. Most health insurance companies and Medicare will cover sleep apnea oral appliances, for they are considered a requirement for better health.
Does Koala® Center for Sleep & TMJ Disorders accept insurance?
Yes, we do. Our highly-experienced team of insurance professionals have many years of collective experience in working with all different types of medical insurances and Medicare. We ensure to do everything possible to make the treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and TMJ Disorders affordable to our patients. It is in our intentions to do everything we can to make sure that our patients are fully utilizing their insurance benefits. Our experienced sleep doctors and dental staff at Koala® Center for Sleep & TMJ Disorders highly recommends you to partner with your insurance just to ensure coverage. If you happen to be uninsured, call us today to find out more about our discounted self-pay options that are available to those who are uninsured.