Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances in Waxhaw, NC

If you're facing a sleep apnea diagnosis, Sleep Wellness Matters is here to ensure that you receive customized, expertly delivered care. Our sleep wellness team in Waxhaw, NC can create custom mouth appliances to treat OSA and help you get the rest you need!

As an alternative to bulky, invasive CPAP machines, our custom-fit dental appliances are designed specifically for each patient's smile and ensure a comfortable, effective fit!

CPAP Vs Oral Appliance Therapy


  • Does require electricity
  • CPP is not Compact & Portable
  • Does require monthly maintenance
  • Low Pt. Compliance Rate
  • Ideal for patients with Severe obstructive sleep apnea

The Cost:

  • Initial setup for new patients will usually be between $1,500 to $3,800. This fee typically includes the machine, humidifier, heated hose, mask and filters. Many times, the tubing and mask has to be purchased separately.
  • CPAP machines will cost between $400 to $1,200.
  • BiPAP machines will cost between $800 to $6,000.
  • If a patient rents a machine they will likely pay between $250-$350 per month.
  • Supplies such as mask and tubing need to be replaced every 3 months.
  • CPAP machines typically have a warranty of 5 years.

Oral Appliance Therapy

  • Does not require electricity
  • Compact & Portable
  • Does not require monthly maintenance
  • High Pt. Compliance Rate
  • Not Ideal for patients with Severe obstructive sleep apnea

The Cost:

  • The patient’s Out of Pocket cost will, of course, depend on their deductible, co-pay, co-insurance, etc but typically patients pay somewhere between $0 - $3500 for the device and all services rendered during a 6-month period.
  • Appliances typically have a warranty of 3-5 years.
  • This equates to the cost for the patient being approx. $42-69/month or $1.40- $2.30 per day.
  • Monthly, you can think about this as comparable to what one would pay for cable tv.
  • Daily, it’s less than a cup of coffee.
  • When you consider the relationship and health benefits that one gets from a good night of sleep, most people agree that it’s well worth it.
  • Insurance will usually cover a new appliance every 3-5 years.

Compliance Of CPAP Therapy VS OAT:

  • Approximately 50% of patients will become non-compliant with their CPAP treatment after one year.
  • Studies have shown that up to 93% of patients are compliant with OAT.
  • Up to 81% of patients prefer OAT over CPAP.

Schedule Your Sleep Apnea Consultation

When it's time to find relief for your sleep apnea or a more comfortable alternative to your CPAP machine, custom-crafted oral appliances can provide the ideal solution! Contact us today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Mahale, a Diplomate in Sleep Dental Medicine.

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