Bandeen Orthodontics of Battle Creek’s frequently asked questions about sleep apnea treatment
When patients learn that our orthodontic office has a sleep technologist onsite to diagnose and treat sleep apnea, we’re usually met with a lot of questions. Below you will find some of our frequently asked questions and answers. If you would like more information you can visit our sleep apnea page or call or message us through our convenient online contact form.
Yes. We will send you home with a sleep test to check for sleep apnea. You do not have to go to a sleep-lab or sleep-clinic for your testing.
Yes! Depending on the scores of your sleep testing, we can treat with oral appliance therapy using our B-ﬁt or we can help get you into a CPAP.
After wearing the appliance for one week we will have you take home a sleep test to verify your sleep apnea has been treated.
Yes! Many medical insurers cover oral appliance therapy.
Medical insurance will be billed.
We will test the effectiveness of the oral appliance therapy. If combination therapy is needed, our registered sleep technologist will walk you through that.
If sleep apnea breathing episodes are between 5-15 episodes an hour or if you simply cannot tolerate your CPAP then you may qualify for B-ﬁt to replace a CPAP.
Either denture cleaning tablets or toothbrush with a small amount of toothpaste can be used to clean B-ﬁt.
Yes! B-ﬁt snore can be used to treat snoring even if you don’t have sleep apnea.
Yes! We have an onsite registered sleep technologist that can answer any of your questions and score your at home sleep test.