Myerson
EMA First Step

Introducing EMA® First Step, the new 90 day trial appliance from Myerson for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). You can make this custom fit oral appliance in your office in just 15 minutes or have one of our authorized EMA labs make it for you. The EMA First Step is the perfect way for your patients to discover how they can get a better night's sleep.

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If an overnight sleep
study confirms successful
treatment with an EMA
First Step, schedule your
patient to receive an EMA
custom lab-fabricated final appliance that
will last for years.

See the EMA First Step video
with Dr. Amit Kumar (click here)

FAQs

  • How does the EMA work?
  • The EMA Oral Appliance from Myerson works by opening the bite and gently advancing the mandible with interchangeable elastic straps to increase airway space. This custom made oral appliance is only available through medical and dental professionals.
  • What is it made of?
  • The EMA is made from a proprietary thermoplastic polymer that delivers superior impact strength to acrylic at a lower cost than polycarbonate.
  • How do the straps work?
  • EMA oral appliance from Myerson increases airway space by advancing the mandible using interchangeable elastic straps. EMA elastic straps come in 9 different lengths and 4 different strengths. The shorter the ema elastic strap, the farther the mandible is advanced. 36 different straps allow for the most effective repositioning with maximum comfort.
  • How is it made?
  • EMA Oral Appliance is vacuumed formed to see the video please click here.
  • How long does it last?
  • With proper care, the EMA custom lab-fabricated appliance will effectively treat OSA for years.

(For Drs)

  • Can I make it myself?
  • EMA First Step is the new 90 day trial appliance from Myerson for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. You can make this custom fit oral appliance in your office in just 15 minutes or have one of our authorized EMA labs make it for you. The EMA First Step is the perfect way for your patients to discover how they can get a better night's sleep. If an overnight sleep study confirms successful treatment with an EMA First Step, schedule your patient to receive an EMA custom lab-fabricated final appliance that will last for years.
  • Where do I get the EMA First Step kits?
  • You can purchase the EMA First Step Kits from an Authorized EMA lab. For a complete listing of Authorized EMA labs please click here
  • Is it covered by Insurance?
  • Yes, EMA Oral Appliance from Myerson is covered by insurance only after the patient is diagnosed with OSA by an overnight sleep lab. For more information, please contact Myerson at 800-423-2683

(For labs)

  • How do we become an Authorized EMA Lab?
  • Myerson has a certification process that EMA authorized labs undergo to ensure high quality of fabricated oral appliances. If you wish to become an authorized EMA lab, please contact myerson at 800-423-2683.