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Sleep Apnea Treatment

At The Sleep Apnea Center of Connecticut, our mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients by providing personalized and effective treatment for sleep apnea. If you are at risk of or have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, there are several effective treatment options available.

Treatment

Test to determine the right treatment plan.

One of the most convenient and accurate ways to diagnose sleep apnea is through an at-home sleep test, such as ResMed. This device is easy to use, as it consists of a finger sensor, a wrist-mounted device, and a small patch placed on your chest to monitor your breathing and other sleep-related factors. Once you have completed the sleep test, we will review the results and provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan.

Therapy

Oral device therapy

Oral device or oral appliance therapy is a non-invasive and comfortable way to treat sleep apnea. This type of therapy involves wearing a custom-fitted device in your mouth that keeps your airway open during sleep. These devices work by repositioning your jaw and tongue to prevent obstruction of the airway.

  • These devices are effective at treating mild to moderate sleep apnea.
  • Oral devices are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat sleep apnea.

We specialize in oral device therapy at The Sleep Apnea Center of Connecticut. The right oral device can effectively treat mild to moderate sleep apnea.

Check out our oral device therapy page to learn how this treatment works.

Therapy

Oral device therapy

Oral device or oral appliance therapy is a non-invasive and comfortable way to treat sleep apnea. This type of therapy involves wearing a custom-fitted device in your mouth that keeps your airway open during sleep. These devices work by repositioning your jaw and tongue to prevent obstruction of the airway.

  • These devices are effective at treating mild to moderate sleep apnea.
  • Oral devices are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat sleep apnea.

We specialize in oral device therapy at The Sleep Apnea Center of Connecticut. The right oral device can effectively treat mild to moderate sleep apnea.

Check out our oral device therapy page to learn how this treatment works.

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Lifestyle

Lifestyle changes can help.

In addition to oral appliance therapy, lifestyle changes can also help improve sleep apnea. These may include:

  • Losing weight if overweight or obese
  • Avoiding alcohol, sedatives, and sleeping pills before bed
  • Quitting smoking
  • Maintaining a regular sleep schedule
  • Sleeping on your side instead of your back

Surgery is a last-resort treatment option.

In severe cases of sleep apnea, surgery may be necessary to correct structural abnormalities that are obstructing the airway. Surgery options may include:

  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
  • Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA)
  • Nasal surgery

It’s important to note that surgery is usually considered a last resort and is only recommended in severe cases of sleep apnea.

Finding the right treatment for sleep apnea.

The first step towards treating sleep apnea is to schedule a consultation.

After you schedule a consultation with The Sleep Apnea Center of Connecticut, we’ll discuss the next steps and a treatment plan for you.

Whether it’s oral device therapy, lifestyle changes, or other recommendations, the right treatment can treat your sleep apnea and get you on track to a healthier you.