The last few years have seen medical professionals see clearly the destructive effects that are caused by sleep apnea. New researches have shown the relationship that exists between the sleep apnea and other severe conditions like cardiovascular diseases, stroke and diabetes. This new discovery has necessitated renewed studies and urgency in finding solutions to treat sleep apnea. Dr. Avi Weisfogel, the Dental Sleep Masters founder, has a rich background dealing with sleep treatments and disorders is working towards progressing the industry.
Weisfogel is leading the cause of diagnosing and also treating patients suffering from sleep apnea. Over 90% of the people who suffer from this condition have not yet been diagnosed and Dr. Weisfogel together with his team aims at increasing awareness about this condition. Dental Sleep Masters has come up with a new model for secondary and primary care physicians that includes sleep labs and certified sleep physicians. This will represent a bigger picture thereby resulting in patients getting better care and increase opportunities in the medical community. The coming years will see more breakthroughs emerging in the treatment of this condition. Dentists might find themselves getting more devoted to the treatment and diagnosis of sleep apnea.
About Dr. Avi Weisfogel
Avi Weisfogel is the founder of the Dental Sleep Masters and has a great experience in sleep disorders and treatment. Old Bridge Dental Care was his first dental practice that he set up in 1999. He managed the office for 15 years within which he won various accolades for himself for being the Best Dentist for a couple of years. During this time, he began exploring the sleep world and looking into how physicians and dentists could assist patients suffering from sleep disorders. He founded several other companies that were related to the sleep disorders industry.
He established the Dental Sleep Masters back in 2014 to assist dentists break into the sleep world through oral appliances that could be used to treat the sleep disorders. He has an in-depth understanding of the condition and he uses the information to assist dentists in identification of the patients who may have it and help them get treated. He holds a BA in Psychology and Biology, Rutgers University and DDS from the New York University College of Dentistry.