Sleep apnea is a disorder with destructive effects and is related to health conditions such as stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. People with the disorder wake up about 30 times every night and thus there is a need to find treatment for sleep apnea. There is also need to increase awareness as a majority of individuals with the disease remain undiagnosed. Dr. Avi Weisfogel is leading the cause to diagnose and treat people, and also aiding the advancement of research and solutions of the disorder.
Dental Sleep Masters have created a model that will ensure better care for patients and greater opportunities in the medical community. The model is for primary and secondary physicians, certified sleep physicians and sleep labs. The integration of dental and medical professional will create a model care that will effectively treat patients. Dentists have joined sleep physicians to offer support to people with sleep apnea.
There will be an increase in sleep apnea treatment as more breakthroughs emerge. In the past years, sleep apnea patients have not responded positively to mechanical treatments and thus alternative treatments are using smaller devices. A new device such as THN Sleep Therapy device developed by IM Thera Medical has approval for clinical trials by the Food and Drug Administration.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel has extensive experience in sleep disorders and treatment. He started his career as a general dentist and established Old Bridge Dental Care in 1999. He headed the office and won accolades as the Best Dentist for several years. He has founded multiple companies in the dental industry focusing on sleep disorders. He established Healthy Heart Sleep in 2010 a company that advised physicians on how to develop and manage sleep labs.
In 2012, he founded Owner Unlimited Sleep Patient where he was dedicated to lecture dentists on how to serve sleep patients. He is well known as the founder of Dental Sleep Masters a company focused on using oral appliances to treat sleep disorders. The Rutgers University and New York University of Dentistry alumni advocate for the improvement of healthcare distribution in sleep medicine. He has developed a system that has treated over 200 oral appliance patients every month. Dr. Avi helps dentists identify sleep apnea patients and ensures that the patients get treatment.