1) What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

2) What causes the airway to collapse during sleep?

3) I may have Sleep Apnea. What should I do?

4) How is OSA treated?

5) I gave up using my CPAP. I can’t tolerate it. What should I do?

6) How many people have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

7) What happens if Obstructive Sleep Apnea is not treated?

8) How is OSA diagnosed?

9) How effective is treatment?

10) If I need to be hospitalized for any reason, should I continue treatment while there?

11) Am I a candidate for Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT)?

12) Can my Dentist treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) with Oral Appliances?

13) What are some of the benefits of Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT)?

14) How long before you notice some beneficial effects?

15) Are there potential side effects from Oral Appliance Therapy(OAT)?

16) Does my medical insurance cover Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

17) How does PAP therapy work?

18) When should I start feeling better after using PAP?

19) What if I still snore on PAP?

20) I travel frequently. Should I use my PAP when I travel?

21) My skin seems irritated, even bruised, and/or I have marks on my face.

22) How can I tell when my mask is worn out?

23) My mask seems to be leaking.

24) My mask seems dirty.

25) It doesn’t seem as though enough air is flowing to me.

26) My nose and throat are dry, my nose is congested, and/or I have nosebleeds.

27) My mouth is dry.

28) My eyes are sore, dry,irritated, or swollen.

29) My hose fills up with water at night.

30) I have trouble falling asleep on PAP or I feel uncomfortable when I first apply the air pressure at night.

31) I feel gassy and bloated when I wake up in the morning.

32) It’s hard to breathe out against the airflow.

33) My machine does not seem to be working.

34) I just can’t seem to adjust to using a PAP.