Multiple therapies working together can sometimes produce an effect that one therapy is not capable of creating alone.
In order to achieve sufficient management in some cases, we need to blend therapies. This can mean blending oral appliance therapy with CPAP or blending oral appliance therapy with surgery.
Hybrid therapy uses a combination of oral appliance and CPAP. This therapy eliminates the mask since the air supply is connected to the oral appliance. An oral appliance allows much lower air pressures to be used. As a result, more patients find this method more comfortable.
Oral Appliance / Surgery
By itself, surgery will rarely get patients to a completely acceptable respiratory event index of fewer than five per hour. However, combining surgery with oral appliance therapy can often provide a very significant reduction in unmanaged respiratory events. We work closely with local ear, nose and throat surgeons to get patients on the path to restful sleep.