Apnea can only be diagnosed with a sleep study, which will measure your breathing, heart rate, oxygen saturation level in your blood, muscle activity, as well as other functions. These appliances can also reduce stresses on the jaw joints and muscles
An appliance can also be worn to improve the effectiveness of CPAP. There are many different designs of oral appliances, such as Somnomed, TAP, Silencer, Herbst, Klearway, EMA, Tongue retaining devices, Silencer, etc. An appliance will be selected for you that best meets your needs.