Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a widely underdiagnosed condition that can contribute to serious health risks such as heart attack, stroke and even death. Dr. Richard Van Gurp has obtained advanced training in oral appliance therapy, which qualifies him to fit highly customized FDA-approved dental sleep devices. We welcome relationships with physicians, dentists and specialists to provide patients with the highest level of care and comfort.
We believe that a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach is the best way for patients to receive medical care. At Carolina Sleep Solutions, we are dedicated to providing patients with effective treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and snoring.
Success in treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea with a mandibular advancement device requires a clear understanding of the disorder, proper device selection, and the customization of the device. Perhaps most importantly, success comes from knowing how far to move the lower jaw forward for maximize the device’s effectiveness yet minimize side effects. We spend significant time with each patient to ensure a comfortable and stable fit.
Side effects of dental device treatment may include bite changes and tmj (jaw joint) issues. You can take comfort in knowing that Dr. Van Gurp has advanced training in this area as well. As a result, he has the knowledge and experience to help you minimize any potential side effects associated with dental device therapy.
Free OSA Screening & Consultation
We encourage you to refer your patients to our office and provide free OSA screening and consultations. Please contact our office at 704.746.3160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to refer your patient to our office.