What factors may limit the use of oral appliance (OA) therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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The lack of long-term studies with OA therapy may limit the clinician from choosing it as an option. Unlike CPAP or surgery, OA therapy is often not covered by medical insurance plans. Check with individual insurance carriers to verify coverage.


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