Objective: To assess the effectiveness of oral appliances in clinical practice.
Design: Survey of 110 subjects.
Setting: Hospital-based dental practice.
Main outcome measures: Compliance and control of sleepiness and snoring.
Results: Fifty-seven percent of respondents were compliant with therapy, reporting control of sleepiness and snoring.
Conclusions: More than 50% of those on oral appliance therapy reported continued use after at least 18 months.