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A NEW WAY TO LOOK AT PATIENTS.

Today, more patients than ever are willing to take ownership of their well-being. Yet many are still unaware that sleep care is a major contributor to their health and happiness. You have the power to change that. And now is the time to do it, by introducing your patients to dreamTAP – our newest, most innovative TAP Custom solution yet.

GIVE YOUR PATIENTS THE TALK.

Did you know up to half of your patients probably snore? And while it’s truly a distraction in the bedroom, it’s time to recognize there’s a lot more to snoring that could keep them up at night.

Sleep-related dental problems such as GERD and bruxism may be signs of more serious health risks including stroke, heart disease, arrhythmias and esophageal cancer. Plus, there are proven links between lack of sleep and a host of problematic symptoms including depression, memory loss, hypertension and weight gain.

 

TAP Sleep Care from Airway Management allows you to effectively treat the full spectrum of sleep-disordered breathing, so you can offer patients a holistic, more intelligent approach to well-being that can dramatically improve their quality of life.

THERE’S MORE TO MODERN DENTISTRY.

So, what is TAP? The Thornton Adjustable Positioner, or TAP, is a patented mandibular advancement device specifically engineered for keeping the airway open during sleep. The protrusive mechanism is a single midline tension device that is easily adjusted by the patient while in the mouth.

With its ease of adjustability, unlimited protrusive range of motion, gradual titration, and patient involvement in their therapy, the TAP has shown in numerous independent peer-reviewed studies to be superior and more effective than any other appliance on the market. In fact, it’s the only device proven to be equivalent to CPAP.1

1. A. Hoekema, B. Stegenga, P.J. Wijkstra, J.H. van der Hoeven, A.F. Meinesz, L.G.M de Bont. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Therapy. Hoekema Research Report J Dents Res 87(9):882-887, 2008

TAP SCREENINGTM

Care begins with TAP Screening. It’s a simple chairside test that combines validated screening tools with holistic disorder predictors to assess and determine a course of treatment that can begin immediately.

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TAP SYSTEMTM

From predictor appliance to custom solutions, the TAP System is a range of advanced devices covering the full spectrum of sleep-disordered breathing.

myTAP

Snoring to obstructive sleep apnea

  • Predictor appliance
  • Low-cost, precision-fit
  • Immediate treatment
  • Easy patient adjustment while in the mouth
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TAP Custom

Snoring to obstructive sleep apnea

  • Custom fit
  • Made in dental laboratory
  • Durable
  • Easy patient adjustment while in the mouth
  • Medicare/insurance code (E0486)
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myTAP PAP

Mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea

  • Strapless CPAP mask
  • Ultra-quiet
  • Leak free
  • Medicare/insurance code (A7034 or A7035)
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TAP PAP CS

Mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea

  • Hybrid therapy combining protrusive oral appliance with CPAP
  • Meets complex patient needs
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TAP MethodTM

Test Trial Titrate Treat

Based on continuous improvement therapy, the TAP Method enables ongoing patient engagement supported by a disciplined method of testing, trial, titration and treatment.

Test

Start with a holistic approach

  • Consult with clinician
  • Q & A screening
  • Determine candidacy for therapy
Trial

Begin Tap Sleep Care now

  • Fit myTAP
  • Same-day treatment
  • Optional home screening
Titrate

Optimize patient treatment

  • Patient adjusts appliance
  • Precise mandible advancement
  • Patient controls treatment at home
  • Optional sleep lab titration
Treat

Provide ongoing, optimal care

  • Choose custom solution
  • Maintain an open airway
  • Promote health and well-being