Airway Management Inc and Patterson Dental have entered into a strategic partnership to distribute an oral appliance Practice Start-up Kit, designed to give dental professionals all the tools needed to immediately start treatment for snoring and sleep apnea.

Through Patterson Dental and Airway Management, manufacturer of the custom oral appliance, the Thornton Adjustable Positioner (TAP 3 appliance), dentists have a proven treatment modality for patients suffering from snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

The Practice Start-up Kit will be available for the first time at the Chicago Dental Society 146th Midwinter Meeting on February 24-26 at the Patterson booth.

For the dentist, the kit includes:
• “TAP into Your Practice” Manual,
• “How to Seat the TAP 3 Elite” Video,
• TAP 3 Elite Demonstration Model,
• AM Aligners (Morning Exerciser),
• TAP Gauge,
• Lab Slips;

Patient marketing collateral, including:
• Patient Video,
• Patient Brochures,
• Posters;

Patient screening materials, including:
• Epworth Pads,
• BMI/Adjusted Neck Circumference Chart,
• Tape Measure,
• Wrist Oximeter with Recording Software.

Airway Management will maintain its long-standing agreements with its licensed dental laboratories that fabricate TAP devices.