Sleep Apnea and Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT)
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which the soft tissue in the throat repeatedly collapses, blocking air from entering the lungs. These pauses in breathing can last anywhere from seconds to minutes, and can occur hundreds of times a night, resulting in significantly lowers levels of oxygen in the blood. There are many treatment options available for patients diagnosed with sleep apnea, such as a custom oral appliances.
Worn like a mouth guard, an oral appliance supports your jaw and helps you to maintain an open airway. Dr. Greg Gullo has had over 100 hours of advanced training in sleep apnea at The Pankey Institute. Together, we will determine the best treatment option for alleviating your symptoms.
Dr. Greg Gullo is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Greg helps treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective treatment that is covered by most insurance plans. AADSM membership provides Dr. Greg with access to educational resources and practice management tools that help him better serve his patients by providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.
For more information about AADSM, visit www.aadsm.org.