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Does Medical Insurance Cover Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea & Snoring?

By Rose Nierman, RDH, CEO of Nierman Practice Management Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) can be a lifesaver by reducing, not only snoring, but also the many health related side effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). It’s incredible that a small oral appliance can have such an impact on one’s health by reducing snoring and daytime […]

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11 Signs You Might be Experiencing a Sleep Disorder

Finding it hard to fall or stay asleep on a daily basis can constitute a deeper sleep issue that can hinder your daily functioning. Sleep disorders can deter your body mentally and physically as well as regulate mood due to hormone fluctuations from insufficient or interrupted sleep. Getting enough sleep is crucial for staying healthy […]

Many Truck Drivers Stuggle with Untreated Sleep Apnea

Commercial Drivers and Transportation Risk Managers are constantly faced with the problem of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA),  as they try to find ways to improve safety on the road. Sleep apnea is known to contribute to daytime drowsiness because the untreated disorder severly disrupts a victim’s sleep cycle. A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration study […]

Reasons to See a Dentist for a Snoring Mouthpiece

  Just looking for a snoring mouthpiece? The snoring problems you are trying to solve may be an indication of life threatening obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). There are many “boil and bite” snoring mouthpieces available through the internet, over-the-counter, as well as via infomercials on TV. Using one of these quick and easy snoring solutions […]

Why Women with Sleep Apnea are Often Misdiagnosed

A common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is snoring paired with something else such as shortness of breath or excessive daytime sleepiness. Although men and women usually experience similar symptoms when it comes to OSA situations, women tend to describe their symptoms differently leading to misdiagnosis. Untreated sleep apnea in women can cause high blood pressure, irregular […]