Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea
There are many oral appliances for sleep apnea in today’s market. At Patrick Toms DMD, we offer the leading Thornton Adjustable Positioner® appliance, commonly called the TAP® appliance
, for our patients who n
eed a comfortable, custom solution for their sleep apnea.
The TAP® appliance is a mouthpiece that a person wears while sleeping to eliminate snoring and sleep apnea health risks. With a custom design that fits your mouth, the TAP® appliance prevents soft throat tissues from collapsing your airway and causing an obstruction. With a clear upper airway, patients enjoy improved breathing and a more restful nights’ sleep.
Among some of its other benefits, the TAP® appliance:
· Snaps easily over upper and lower teeth
· Treats symptoms associated with obstructive sleep apnea
· Stops snoring for a high percentage of users
· Offers an alternative to costly medications, surgeries or therapies
For more information on our TAP® appliance, please contact us