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Oral Appliance: How Effective Are They for Sleep Apnea?

There is also a need of constant care

In one investigation, 100 of the consecutive patients with sleep apnea were studied for any contradictions with these oral appliances, and the study found that about one-third of the patients have an absolute contradiction while a further 16% needed precautions.

Finally, it must be understood that prolonged use of these devices may lead to some changes in the mouth, so a patient would need a consistent amount of orthodontic care.