Portable Sleep MonitorsRockville, MD
At Chetan Parikh, DMD, MDS, DABCDSM, we care about your overall health and wellbeing. Most people know how important a get a good night’s rest is for staying healthy, but if you’re suffering from sleep apnea, that can seem almost impossible. At our office, Dr. Chetan Parikh offers sleep apnea therapy, and he provides two high-quality and accurate portable sleep monitors: Nox-T32 and MediByte® Junior. Patients can use either of these sleep monitors to record their sleeping habits, and Dr. Parikh will use them to determine if any new oral appliances are working correctly. From here, our dentist will recommend you to a Sleep MD for further diagnosis. If you have questions about our sleep therapy or portable sleep monitors in Rockville, Maryland, we invite you to contact our office at 301.575.0941 and schedule a consultation with our doctor today.
Nox-T32 is a full-featured sleep monitor that can be used for patients of all ages. This monitor is completely wireless and uses miniature devices to ensure that your comfort is not disrupted while you sleep. Nox-T32 also includes a built-in microphone that records your respiratory sounds through noise and pressure and plays back your recording through MP3 technology. By simply wrapping the monitor around your chest and wearing a pulse oximetry device and a small nose breathing tube, you can receive accurate feedback that can help you get the necessary treatment and a good night’s rest.
To hook up the Nox-T3 sleep monitor, follow these simple steps:
- Fasten the Nox device to your shirt.
- Attach the thorax belt to the device.
- Attach the abdomen cable to the device.
- Attach the abdomen belt to the abdomen cable.
- Hook up the oximeter.
- Put on the nasal cannula.
MediByte® Junior is one of the smallest sleep monitors, creating a packet that can fit in the palm of your hand. Despite its size, however, this sleep monitor provides simplified data interpretation, records snoring and body position, and can has a long-lasting battery that can be used for two consecutive nights. This easy-to-assemble sleep monitor allows patients to receive at-home sleep apnea testing without a hassle.
We invite you to learn more about our portable sleep monitors by calling or visiting our office. Come see what our dentist can do to help you!
The term root canal treatment refers to the inner chamber between the tooth roots and the pulp, and also to the dental treatment for removing infected pulp material. Tooth infections can cause severe tooth pain and often necessitate tooth extraction. With root canal treatment, a dentist may be able to save the tooth and alleviate…
Wondering how often a general dentist places a dental crown? The fact that dental crowns are one of the more common types of dental restorations that patients undergo to improve their oral health makes dental crown placement a very popular option for repairing teeth. Ready to learn more?It is essential for anyone who is in…
Endodontic procedures include every treatment involving the inner tissues of the teeth, otherwise known as the pulp or nerve. The word “endodontic” is derived from two stems: “endo,” meaning inside, and “odont,” meaning tooth. Every dentist receives training on the diagnosis of endodontic procedures, but some teeth can be particularly complicated to diagnose and treat.…
If an implant dentist has suggested replacing a lost tooth or teeth with dental implants, it might help learn about the cosmetic benefits of that choice. Dental implants are a durable and reliable solution for missing teeth and the benefits are remarkable. By replacing lost teeth, patients can get their smiles back as well as…
Learning more about orthodontics is a great idea when you are experiencing any kind of dental problem. One of the more common problems dental patients experience is not having a proper bite, which means their teeth or jaws are not in proper alignment. Bite problems need to be treated in a timely manner, otherwise they…