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Welcome to San Francisco Dental Sleep Medicine. We look forward to providing you with state-of-the-art care. Our practice focuses exclusively on treating adults suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, and Chronic Snoring. Dental appliances for treating sleep apnea are the most popular CPAP alternative.
If you have undiagnosed symptoms, we offer home-sleep-testing services, and we also work with sleep labs throughout the Bay Area. If you already have a diagnosis, Dr. Chenin will consult with you to determine whether Oral Appliance Therapy might be a productive treatment for you and answer any questions that you may have. Many patients have tried and failed to use CPAP regularly, that is why Oral Appliance for sleep apnea are an excellent CPAP alternative for many patients.
Please call us at 415-424-3313 if you have any questions or need assistance. Also, if you need any special accommodations during your appointment, please inform our staff. We will do our utmost to satisfy your needs.
Our address: 2001 Union Street, Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94123.
Frequently Asked Questions
What makes San Francisco Dental Sleep Medicine different from other dental offices?
Our practice focuses exclusively on improving our patients’ health by restoring proper breathing during sleep. We’re experts on the causes and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the detrimental impacts that it can have on your quality of life, health, functioning, relationships, and emotional well-being.
Dr. Douglas Chenin is dedicated to helping you understand your Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder. He uses advanced 3D imaging technology to illustrate your anatomy combined with your sleep study to reveal how your anatomy functions while asleep. Dr. Chenin offers unrushed consultations, thorough diagnostics, and his undivided attention to formulate a complete and custom Oral Appliance Therapy Program for each one of his patients.
Does my insurance cover Oral Appliance Therapy?
Medical plans vary in the amount that they will cover for Oral Appliance Therapy. This treatment is covered by some medical insurance providers, however we don't accept all insurance plans. As a courtesy, we can check your insurance and help you determine your coverage and estimated out-of-pocket expenses. If we accept your insurance, we also handle the pre-authorization and claim for your treatment to help facilitate the process and maximize your insurance coverage.
What if I don’t have medical insurance?
We offer a variety of payment options for patients that do not have insurance. San Francisco Dental Sleep Medicine offers in-house payment plans that lets you pay as you proceed through your treatment. We accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
Where can I find out more about sleep apnea?
We provide comprehensive information to help you understand your condition. Please visit our Sleep Apnea Info Page for more information about Sleep Apnea topics such as signs and symptoms, health compilations of sleep apnea, treatment options, CPAP intolerance, CPAP alternatives, and other helpful information.