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Which is the optimum solution for sleep apnea?

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Dr. Navdeep Virk answered

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Depends on whether central or obstructive how severe it is CPAP machine or oral appliance or combination, surgery there are a lot of options.

Answered Mar 23, 2015

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Dr. Mark Birnbach answered

Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry

This depends upon the severity of the apnea. For mild to moderate apnea, a dental device has been approved as a method of treatment. Patients find that these devices are more comfortable than the CPAP devices which are a mask that must be worn to force oxygen into the lungs. Compliance of CPAP is less that 50% because of the discomfort involved.

Answered Jun 10, 2014

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