CBCT 3D Imaging
Dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is a special type of radiograph equipment used when 2-D radiographs are not sufficient. Dr. Petros may use this technology to produce 3-D images of your teeth, soft tissues, nerve pathways and bone to get accurate diagnoses
MATRx Plus - At Home Sleep Study
MATRx Plus, FDA approved, and tablet based. It is the first “easy-to-use home sleep test device that: Assists in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea, helps determine whether the patient will respond to oral appliance therapy, identifies how to set the oral appliance for effective treatment” Dr. Petros provides MATRx Plus as an option to patients who prefer to do an at home study test or who are interested in an oral appliance for Sleep Apnea. Data gathered after 1-2 nights will then be sent to a sleep physician for confirmation of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) diagnosis. For patients identified as responders to an oral appliance, further steps can be taken to work directly with a dentist and Opti-Sleep lab to create the custom oral appliance
Opti-Sleep - Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder that may CAUSE snoring and breathing pauses among other symptoms during sleep. The result is low quality of sleep and feeling tired throughout the day, sometimes even depression or mood swings, among other health concerns. This TARGETED and CUSTOM oral appliance works by pulling the mandible forward to enlarge the airways. It is approved by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as a treatment for mild to moderate OSA, but can also be used as a treatment for severe OSA if the patient cannot tolerate other forms. To find out if you suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, take the self test at https://www.optisleep.com/ osa-quiz/ then Call Skyview Dentistry to schedule a consultation appointment and find out more about the oral appliance.