Research shows that sleep apnea is directly related to serious conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and stroke. These new findings dictate that it is important to find treatment for sleep apnea urgently. Dr. Avi Weisfogel, an expert in treating sleep disorders, is currently helping in the diagnosis and treatment of this condition. It is estimated that 90% of people suffering from sleep apnea have not been diagnosed. As a result, Dr. Weisfogel of the Dental Sleep Masters and his team plans to create awareness about this severe condition.
Dental Sleep Masters
Dental Sleep Masters has added certified sleep physicians into their pool of professionals, thereby, increasing opportunities within the medical community. Sleep labs have also been developed resulting in better care for patients. New devices to treat sleep apnea such as THN Sleep Therapy have been approved by FDA for experimentation in clinical trials. Implantable devices have also been developed to treat the condition. FDA has also approved upper airway stimulation therapy to aid in the treatment of sleep apnea.
Dr. Weisfogel contribution to the field of dentistry
Dr. Weisfogel graduated from the esteemed New York University College of Dentistry. He also holds BA in biology and psychology from Rutgers University. He specializes in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, dental fears, and dental sufferers. In his early years, Dr. Weisfogel owned and served as a dentist at Old Bridge Dental Care. He worked in his private practice for 15 years, where he established himself as a patient-centered care provider. Because of his good work, the Consumer Research Council recognized him as the top cosmetic, implant, and sedation dentist.
Prior to establishing Dental Sleep Masters, he took great interest in learning about sleep disorders and how patients suffering from these disorders could be helped. Dr. Weisfogel passion drove him into instituting Dental Sleep Masters in 2014. This organization provides knowledge and expertise to medical practitioners, mostly dentists on how they can use their oral appliances to treat sleep disorders. Dr. Weisfogel has studied sleep apnea in depth. He disseminates this knowledge to other dentists who in turn can identify potential patients and offer them treatment. Dr. Weisfogel has proven to the world that the role of a dentist is not only to brighten people’s smiles.