fbpx

Welcome to Dental Sleep Practice

A dental journal and sleep apnea publication

Current Issue

Achieving Long-term OSA Stabilization Despite CPAP Intolerance with Oral Appliance Therapy

by Sal Rodas, MBA  Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy continues to be considered the gold-standard treatment option for patients that suffer from obstructive sleep ...

4 Tips for Reducing Your Headaches And Chairtime at Appliance Delivery

Figure 1 by Frank Madrigal, CDT, Owner/Founder of True Function Laboratory What if you could consistently get? A great fit Reduced chairtime Improved patient comfort ...

Panthera Dental 10th Anniversary

by Adrienne Good, National Account Manager, Dental Sleep Practice Panthera Dental asked me to attend their 10th Anniversary Party and Master Cup Award Ceremony at ...

Good Doctoring: Use of eXciteOSA in the dental office

’”I’m still snoring – should I move the mouthpiece out further?” – How many times have you heard this in your practice? What can you ...

Dentists Have an Affordable New Option for Treating Medicare-Enrolled Patients: The Silent Nite® with Glidewell Hinge™

The Silent Nite® with Glidewell Hinge™. PDAC-approved for Medicare (E0486) In the U.S., more than 60 million people are covered by Medicare,1 and it’s estimated ...

Demystifying Medicare Advantage Plans for Oral Appliance Therapy

by Rose Nierman and Courtney Snow  How important is Medicare billing to oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment? Very important! To avoid a ...

FAQs Special Section

Sleep Device Manufacturing: Answering the Frequently Asked Questions Q: What do you need from the office to start a case?  A: Many believe that laboratories ...

The Journey of Oral Appliance Therapy Toward Acceptance and Adoption as an OSA Treatment Standard

SomnoMed’s Medical Initiative Brings Dental Sleep Medicine Solutions to Prescribing Physicians to Treat More OSA Patients, More Effectively by Matthew Conlon, EVP of Sales & ...

Alan D. Steljes, MD, FACC, FRCP

Tell us about yourself. I started my first sleep lab in 2010 in my cardiology office. A sleep lab was definitely unusual for a cardiologist ...

Sleep Marketing Tips Not for the Faint of Heart

by Jonathan Fashbaugh I am often asked, “How can I get more dental sleep patients from my marketing?” The dentists who ask this are highly ...

You Can be the Hero in a Patient’s Sleep Apnea Journey

by Emma Cooksey I went undiagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea for more than 10 years. One day I was driving home with my baby daughter ...

Compensation Nation: The Tell-tale Story of Epigenetically Modified Humans

by Dr. Bahar Esmaili Humans express their full developmental and structural potential by epigenetic influences such as the mastication of hard, fibrous foods and walking ...

Dental Continuing Education

Interarch Jaw Registration Devices for Oral Sleep Appliances: Consequences of Anterior vs. Posterior Stabilization

by Allen J. Moses, DDS Introductory Anatomy and Kinetics Human beings are the only mammals to have a shared foodway and airway. As a result, ...

Epigenetics and Sleep Disordered Breathing

by Amalia A. Geller, MD Child neurologists have much exposure to many different types of genetic conditions that lead to sleep-disordered breathing. For many years, ...

Sleep Related Breathing Disorders During Pregnancy: The Impact of Intervention on Maternal and Fetal Health Outcomes

by Steve Lamberg, DDS, D.ABDSM     Ample evidence exists showing Sleep Related Breathing Disorders or SRBD, have a negative impact on maternal and fetal outcomes. A ...

Mastering the Myo Merge: The Importance and Essentials in Implementation in the Dental Office

by Karese Laguerre, RDH Sleep and airway focused dentistry have been estimated to be a $6 billion global industry and has seen rapid growth since ...

Technology: Dental Sleep’s Gatekeeper to Boost Case Acceptance and Increase Efficiency

by Jason Doucette, DMD, D.ABDSM, and Jeff Rodgers, DMD, D.ABDSM Technology continues to revolutionize the practice of dental sleep medicine (DSM). Various instruments, software, and ...

Physician-Dentist Collaboration: A Call to Arms for Allied Troops

by John Viviano, DDS, D.ABDSM, and John Bouzis, DDS Broken. This one word describes the current model for identifying, diagnosing, and treating sleep disordered breathing ...

Home Sleep Testing, Telemedicine, and the Impact on Dental Sleep Practices

by Jagdeep Bijwadia, MD and Greg Manning, DDS Data shared at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference indicated sleep apnea prevalence to be just ...

Oral Appliance Therapy; The Definition of Effectiveness

A debate rages. Neither side is willing to listen to the other or objectively evaluate the data. The polarization intensifies and each side is becoming ...

ACEs, Integrative Medicine, and the Mind Body Connection

Why Dental Sleep Practitioners Must Take a Seat at This Table by Sunita Merriman, DDS ”What is spoken of as a clinical picture is not just a ...

Get with the Program: Dental Sleep Medicine and Electronic Medical Records

by Richard B. Drake, DDS, D.ABDSM, and George S. “Gy” Yatros, DMD, D.ABDSM “It has become necessary to develop medicine as a cooperative science; the ...

Telemedicine: It’s About Time

by Jagdeep Bijwadia, MD, MBA, D.ABDSM Telemedicine has experienced accelerated growth and as evidenced by the current COVID-19 crisis, it is a powerful resource that ...

Bruxism & Sleep Disturbed Breathing: A Guide to Critical Thinking about Empiricism, Science, Bruxism, and Sleep

by Barry Glassman, DMD, and Don Malizia, DDS Dentistry’s Empirical History Restorative dentistry has built institutions based on empirical evidence. Unfortunately, scientific evidence has not ...

Clinical Spotlight

4 Tips for Reducing Your Headaches And Chairtime at Appliance Delivery

Figure 1 by Frank Madrigal, CDT, Owner/Founder of True Function Laboratory What if you could consistently get? A great fit Reduced chairtime Improved patient comfort which can lead to better ...

Clinician Spotlight

Alan D. Steljes, MD, FACC, FRCP

Tell us about yourself. I started my first sleep lab in 2010 in my cardiology office. A sleep lab was definitely unusual for a cardiologist in those days. Sleep medicine ...

Corporate Spotlights

Who We Are: 3DISC

Founded in 2007, 3DISC started as an R&D company but quickly matured into an agile American manufacturer and global provider of digital imaging solutions for dental practices. Fourteen years later, ...

Inside The Lab

Laser Sintering New Life into Your Sleep Appliances

Great Lakes Dental Technologies has fabricated sleep appliances for over 25 years. In that time, fabrication techniques have evolved to take advantage of traditional materials such as acrylic and wires. ...

Subscribe Today

Dental Sleep Practice is a leading dental journal and publication for obstructive sleep apnea case studies, dental continuing education, and more. Subscribe to Dental Sleep Practice today!

Online Dental CE

Medmark Media Dental Marketing Logo
AGD PACE MedMark White

Copyright © 2021 Dental Sleep Practice - Dental Journal and Online Dental CE | MedMark LLC
15720 North Greenway Hayden Loop, Suite #9 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | All rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions

Scroll to Top