How Often Are The Oral Appliance Therapy Sleep Devices Successful?

Question of the Week: How often are the sleep devices successful?

Dr. Lydia Sosenko  answers the question “How often are the sleep devices successful?” She tells us Oral Appliance Therapy for snoring is 90% effective. 65 to 85% of Sleep Apnea patients will find relief of their apnea with Oral Appliance Therapy.

Patients who are the most successful when using Oral Appliance Therapy:

  • are those with mild to moderate apnea
  • are not obese
  • have a wide range of motion in their jaw

Call Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 today. We will assess and review your snoring or sleep apnea to determine a successful solution that is right for you.

Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois, a premiere snoring and apnea treatment center in Naperville. We have been providing the CPAP alternative treatment of Oral Appliance Therapy successfully for over 15 years. For more information on this physician-recommended treatment option and more, visit, or give us a call at (630) 369-5508.

Are You Using Oral Appliance Therapy for Snoring?

Question of the Week: “If you have a mouth device for snoring, why should you come in regularly to the dentist?”

This week Dr. Lydia Sosenko discusses why visiting a Dental Sleep Medicine professional is crucial if you are wearing any oral device made for snoring. Visit your dentist regularly so your dentist can check to see if you are developing side effects or need adjustments made to your Oral Appliance Therapy for snoring. Your teeth need to be checked for any shifting that could be occurring as well.

Call Dental Sleep Medicine and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 today. Let us check your Oral Appliance Therapy for snoring. We should check for side effects or make necessary adjustments or shifting of your teeth. Visit for more information regarding this question and others.

Is Oral Appliance Therapy for Severe Sleep Apnea as Good as CPAP?

Question of the Week – “Is Oral Appliance Therapy for severe sleep apnea as good as CPAP?”

This week Dr. Lydia Sosenko answers this week’s question with a “yes.” If you have severe sleep apnea and cannot tolerate CPAP, Oral Appliance Therapy is a very viable option. If you are not tolerating CPAP therapy, call Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508. Let’s discuss whether or not Oral Appliance Therapy is right for you. For more information on Oral Appliance Therapy and CPAP therapy and their differences, visit


If I Have TMJ, Can I Still Get Oral Appliance Therapy?

Question of the Week – “If I have TMJ, can I still get Oral Appliance Therapy?”

In this Dental Sleep Medicine video Dr. Lydia Sosenko discusses the varying degrees of TMJ and whether or not Oral Appliance Therapy can be prescribed. The answer to this week’s question is “yes,” but it does depend on the severity of your TMJ.

Call Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 today. We will determine the severity of your TMJ and whether or not Oral Appliance Therapy can relieve your symptoms while helping to alleviate snoring for you. Visit to schedule an appointment with us.

Dangers of Purchasing Anti-Snoring Devices From the Internet

Question of the Week – “What about anti-snoring devices that you can get from the internet, and what are the dangers of using those TV type devices?”

Good question! Yes, there are dangers in purchasing anti-snoring devices from the internet! In this video Dr. Lydia Sosenko discusses the dangers associated with over-the-counter and internet purchases of anti-snoring devices.  The number one danger is not talking with your physician about your snoring to find out if you have obstructive sleep apnea.

Save the money you might spend on TV type devices. They can create problems over providing solutions.

If you are looking for help with better sleep and no more snoring, call Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 today. We will determine whether or not you are struggling with sleep apnea and whether or not Oral Appliance Therapy is right for you. Visit for more information on the important and treatable condition called obstructive sleep apnea.


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