Sleep Apnea Houston Treatment
TAP Oral Appliance in the Champions Area
You may not consider your dentist for health concerns related to sleeping but Dr. Schlattman and his Houston dental team offer an oral appliance to help sleep apnea sufferers reclaim their sleep in Houston, TX.
Sleep is an incredibly vital part of everyday life. Some researchers even claim REM sleep is a Lack of sleep or even a disrupted sleep cycle impacts several areas including mood, productivity, health and even weight gain. A regular feeling of fatigue after a full nights rest may be indicative of a medical condition known as Sleep Apnea.
What is Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing stops and starts irregularly. Those with this condition who fall into Obstructive Sleep Apnea category experience lapses in breathing when their throat muscles relax during sleep. These patients can benefit from the oral appliance called TAP. The TAP (Throton Adjustable Positioner) has a 96% success rate of snoring cessation and helping patients get the amount of REM sleep their body needs.
TAP for Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea can be treated by our Champions area Houston dentist, Dr. Schlattman. Dr. Schalttman uses a customizable TAP oral appliance or his patients looking for alternatives to the CPAP machine. The comfort and success of the TAP keeps this option at the forefront of its field.
TAP is considered an alternative to CPAP as studies have shown equal success rates in mild to moderate sleep apnea cases. The key difference lies in the custom-fit of the TAP as opposed to the standard application of the CPAP. With over 500 thousand patients across the globe using TAP the results are showing it is quickly becoming the favored sleep apnea treatment!
The last 20 years of sleep apnea research have led to the applicable technology used to develop TAP. Not only is this device unparalleled in comfort and ease of use, but it will help you get the quality sleep you need!
Our Commitment to Care
It is important to know that TAP is a treatment program as well as a device. Dr. Schlattman will work with you to develop your program tailored to give you the best results. Our office prides itself on personal care; our one-on-one consultations keep you informed and confident during the entire process. While your journey to better sleep begins in our office it will continue for many years after at your bedside!
We are located in the Champions community of Houston. If you are interested to learn more about TAP and how this device could help you achieve better sleep, please call us at 218-444-2660. Our staff is standing by to help you rest easy!