Different Oral Appliances to Treat Sleep Apnea, Dr. Don Wilcox of Glendale, AZ

Different Oral Appliances to Treat Sleep Apnea, Dr. Don Wilcox of Glendale, AZ

Dr. Don Wilcox, of Desert Smiles and The Arizona Center for Dental Sleep Medicine, demonstrates the different types of oral sleep appliances available for treating sleep apnea in the dental practice.

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  1. Lilly Luna on November 27, 2022 at 8:08 am

    So, do you still recommend the device with the wings that you originally indicated that you use, or have you graduated to a new device?

  2. Donna Schnaath on November 27, 2022 at 8:09 am

    Very disappointed in one w/the wings. I’ve had this appliance since the time you posted this Jan 2016, & can’t count the times it’s been in the shop since. That left wing breaks off ever so often, then takes weeks before I get it back. It cost $2500 out of pocket as insurance did not cover it, & in the shop half the time w/no back up. I don’t understand why this keeps happening but do grind my teeth. I can’t imagine many other wearers don’t grind theirs. They act like it is only happening to me. My original dentist has retired, & now can’t even find one who knows this particular device. They always want me to use their recommendations. For such a supposedly durable piece of equipment, it’s causing me some grief. I was also very disgusted that either dental or medical insurance couldn’t kick in a little help.

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