You Want to Cure Your Sleep Apnea
As with most medical care, CPAP comes with some treatment risks. We’ve already talked about the risk of TMJ associated with CPAP. However, there’s also a risk that using CPAP can, in some ways, make your sleep apnea worse. Many people who use CPAP develop what is known as central sleep apnea. In this condition, your brain stops telling your body to breathe.
Since central sleep apnea can only be treated with CPAP, you can be forced to remain dependent on CPAP for life.
Oral appliance therapy, on the other hand, is compatible with trying to eliminate your obstructive sleep apnea. Not only does oral appliance therapy work well with complementary care options such as lifestyle changes, but there is also an oral appliance designed specifically to cure sleep apnea. The Vivos® appliance can reshape your airway to make it easier for you to breathe day and night. Clinical studies show that about a quarter of people can cure their sleep apnea, and more than 80% see significant improvement in their sleep apnea thanks to Vivos.