Thornton Appliance (TAP)

tapThe Thornton Appliance helps prevent snoring and sleep apnea thereby improving health and quality of life. The TAP is an adjustable oral appliance that is worn while sleeping.  The appliance holds the lower jaw forward, preventing the tongue and soft tissue of the throat from collapsing into the airway.   This custom made adjustable oral appliance is comfortable and patient friendly with a 96% success rate.

Sleep Apnea can cause the following:

  • Chronic Sleepiness
  • Strokes
  • Heart Attacks
  • Heartburn
  • Morning Headaches
  • Depression
  • High Blood Pressure