FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Gergen’s Orthodontics Lab Releases “Respire” by Gergens
Phoenix, Arizona- 11/2/2011- Gergen’s Orthodonic Lab announced today that it has been awarded accreditation by Respire Medical to fabricate the Respire dental appliance for snoring and sleep apnea. David Gergen C.D.T. and recipient of Arizona small businessman of the year in 2004 declared that “Gergen’s Orthorontic lab is ready and willing to position the Respire as the premier oral appliance for snoring and sleep apnea.”.
Gergen’s Orthodontic lab has extensive experience with sleep apnea appliances. They are the nations largest fabricator of the Herbst sleep appliance, which is widely regarded as the most durable and effective oral appliance for sleep on the market. Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab is FDA registered and is approved by CMS for the fabrication of dental solutions for sleep problems.
David Gergen is considered one of the worlds best orthodontic tech’s since he received the award for The Finest Orthodontic Technician in the United States by Columbus Dental in 1986, he has worked for pioneers in the orthodontic and sleep dentistry fields. He was the personal technician for Dr. Robert Ricketts, Dr. Ronald Roth, Dr. A. Paul Serrano, Dr. Clark Jones, Dr. Joseph R. Cohen, Dr Harold Gelb and Dr. Edward Spiegel.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition that affects 12 million Americans and is characterized by the collapse of the airway during sleep. Co-morbidities associated with sleep apnea are diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Obesity while a contributing factor is not necessarily an indicator of obstructive sleep apnea.
Treatments for OSA include CPAP, Oral appliances and Surgery. The first line of treatment for mild to moderate OSA according to the AASM is the oral appliance when made by a Dentist in a certified and licensed dental Laboratory.
For more information about the “Respire” or Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab please visit www.gergensortho.com.
For additional information contact Nichole Woods at (623) 879-6066