If making a decision about new services for your practice has got you scratching your head you should consider dental sleep medicine.
DSM Solutions provide everything you need to take your dental practice to the people who normally wouldn’t be attracted to your business.
Dental Sleep Medicine and Sleep Apnea
In other words, most people with sleep apnea or those who snore probably already have a dentist. With that being said, that doesn’t mean you can’t persuade them to switch teams.
The Silent and Destructive Disorder
If you follow this blog you will know how destructive and dangerous sleep apnea is to those who suffer.
March 20th is actually National Sleep Apnea Awareness Day. This makes it the perfect time to evaluate new services for your dental practice and so some research on central and obstructive sleep apnea.
Dental Sleep Medicine Pros
One of the biggest advantages of dental sleep medicine is it helps people. Firstly, there are more than 20 million who suffer from sleep apnea in the US. Secondly, 80 percent don’t know about it.
DSM Solutions teaches your team how to diagnose and treat this potentially deadline disorder using conservative treatments. Best of all, you and your dental team will love the solutions as they truly help people.
Another huge advantage of dental sleep medicine is it is less obtrusive than CPAP therapy. While some use CPAP therapy along with other types of therapies your team will learn that it isn’t always the most successful.
CPAP therapy is used to keep the airways open. When the airways are opened with forced air through a mask and a tube the person suffering is able to breathe without gasping for breath.
While it is an excellent solution for sleep apnea some can’t deal with it because it can be uncomfortable. While these machines have certainly improved over the years some people just can’t tolerate them.
Oral Appliance Therapy
Another type of OSA therapy you and your team will learn is oral appliance therapy. Using custom made splints and mouth guards you will help people breathe better using a more gentle therapy.
Oral appliance therapy keeps the tongue down. It also keeps the airways open so that the person suffering from sleep apnea has a chance to catch a breath. Catching a breath means a good night’s sleep.
Dental Sleep Medicine Training
If you would like to learn more about one of the fastest growing dental services on the planet call and talk to DSM.
DSM Solutions will help you and your team with customized lessons providing everything you need to offer dental sleep medicine to patients.