Advantages of Oral Appliance Therapy/CPAP Alternative.
Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) over other forms of therapy like CPAP use or surgery:
Oral appliances are comfortable and easy to wear. Most people find that it only takes a couple of weeks to acclimate to wearing the appliance.
Oral appliances are small and convenient making them easy to carry when traveling vs. CPAP devices.
Bed partners sleep a lot better.
Treatment with oral appliances is reversible and non-invasive.
A large percentage of CPAP user frequently remove the CPAP device during the night. The oral appliance is removed much less frequently, therefore, treatment of sleep apnea is more consistent. Dr. Jon Monette