Dr. Brett Barney, Dr. Jonathan Hall and our team offer home sleep tests to our patients who believe that they may be suffering from sleep apnea. Rather than undertaking the hassle and discomfort of making an appointment at a sleep clinic, we can send you home with all of the equipment that you need to screen for sleep apnea from the comfort of your own bed!
Itamar WatchPAT Home Sleep Test
Screening for sleep apnea has never been simpler. Our dentists and team use the easiest and most convenient diagnostic device, because we believe that comfort is an incredibly important component of your care.
How It Works
Before you go to bed, attach the device around your wrist like a wristwatch and slip the monitor over your index finger. Turn the device on, go to sleep, and that’s it! You can let WatchPAT do the rest of the work for you.
While you sleep, the WatchPAT will measure:
- Respiratory disturbances during sleep
- Oxygen levels in the blood
- Body movement during sleep
- Heart rate
- Sleeping position
- Snoring intensity
When you wake up, take the WatchPAT off and bring it into our office. Instantly, the report will tell us whether or not you have the key indicators of sleep apnea—without having to wait weeks and weeks for your results. This will help us begin your treatment quicker and get you back on the path toward a healthy sleep routine.
Medical and Family History
Make sure that you have your medical and family history available. There are certain conditions that can point to sleep apnea, and knowing this will help Dr. Barney give you a quicker and more accurate assessment of your sleep apnea.
A Clinic-Free Sleep Apnea Screening at Desert Dental Group
Your comfort is why we offer a home sleep test. No clinic visits, no lengthy hospital results, no uncomfortable devices. If you want to start taking control of your sleep apnea from the comfort of your own home, contact our Tucson, Arizona, office. We can set you up with a home sleep test right away.