Arizona Dentist Fulfills Patient Demands By Offering Sleep Apnea Treatment In-House

Dr. John Fletcher in Tempe, Arizona completes Sleep Apnea training with Sleep Group Solutions to offer life-saving treatment for patients suffering with Sleep Apnea and Snoring.

Tempe, AZ.  According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, over 80 Million  people remain undiagnosed with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea).  Due to the increasing number of patients demanding treatment, dentists are needed now more than ever to provide solutions.  Dr. John Fletcher, a Dentist in Tempe, Arizona is listening to his patients request for a sleep apnea and snoring solution.  The Tempe dentist has completed in-depth training with Sleep Group Solutions in Dental Sleep Medicine and is now screening and offering treatment for his patients who suffer.

“I have been following the treatment of Sleep Apnea using dental appliances for a while and observing my patients and realized there is a large portion of my patients that could benefit from this treatment.”  says Dr. Fletcher.  Following the request of several patients, Dr. Fletcher and staff saw the need for this service in-house, and decided to implement a Sleep Apnea screening and treatment protocol. “If we can provide life-improving treatment for our patients, I will be pleased.”  Dr. Fletcher estimates around one-third of his patients may be at risk of having undiagnosed Sleep Apnea.

Dr. Fletchers practice in Tempe, is now screening every patient that walks through the door, both returning and brand new.  “I saw a significant change in my sleep just by losing weight a few years ago, and realized that many of my overweight or obese patients may be at risk of having Sleep Apnea and could benefit from better sleep.  says Dr. Fletcher.   His office looks forward to helping improve the wellness and quality of life for many of their patients.  For questions or a consultation, please call 480-839-4550.

About Dr. John Fletcher

Dr. Fletcher received his Dental training from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon, graduating with Honors in 1997.  For his undergraduate schooling he attended the University of Lethbridge, Brigham Young University and Oregon State University. Dr. Fletcher has been in private practice at his office in Tempe, AZ since 1997.  Dr. Fletcher and staff offer an array of dental services including screening and treating snoring and Sleep Apnea.