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Checklist for New Patients

Checklist for New Patients

Before we can make the oral appliance to treat snoring and sleep apnea, we will need a couple things:

  1. A copy of your formal sleep study from your sleep physician.
  2. A copy of the front and back of your MEDICAL insurance card and driver’s license.
  3. Letter of medical necessity (Your doctor has to state in writing that this is medically needed for your health.  We have a form for that if you need one.)
  4. Letter of CPAP intolerance (Your doctor has to state in writing that you cannot tolerate wearing CPAP)
  5. A dental exam and radiographs to ensure the teeth are strong and healthy enough to support the appliance (10 upper and 10 lower well restored teeth are optimal).
  6. You will also need to fill out online new patient forms that include a complete sleep and medical history.  This will greatly aid us in properly treating your sleep problems correctly (and is required by medical insurances).

Dental Appointments: (after the above requirements have been satisfied expect to have at least 4 dental appointments)

  1. Initial examination – Medical, sleep and dental exam.
  2. Manufacturing the oral appliance – upper and lower impressions with a special bite registration.
  3. Delivery
  4. Titration – adjustments

Please do not hesitate to call us at 239-205-1015 if you have any questions about the above information.

“Remember, snoring is more than just noise”

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