Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a treatment for people with sleep apnea. This method requires a machine that pumps regulated air pressure into a person’s airways to keep it open while they sleep.
Those with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) require a CPAP machine to keep their airways from collapsing while they sleep.
The most common issues people have to deal with while using a CPAP machine include:
CPAP treatment can be beneficial, but there are also alternatives in managing OSA. Get in touch with our dental sleep professionals about oral appliance therapy and treatment options for sleep apnea.