With many snoring surgical options available, it is up to the surgeon to find where the obstruction is in the patient’s upper airway or nasal passage and determine what the best solution is. Surgery is typically more effective in the treatment of snoring than for sleep apnea.
Below are the most common snoring surgical procedures that may also help treat sleep apnea:
Source 1: Obstructive sleep apnea | University of Maryland Medical Center University of Maryland Medical Center
Source 2: SleepApnea.org | http://www.sleepapnea.org/treat/treatment-options/surgery.html
Custom dental appliances for sleep apnea are covered by most medical insurance companies and Medicare.