So many dental sleep leaders don’t remember what it was like to implement, manage, and grow dental sleep medicine in a restorative practice. They lecture about it like it’s easy peasy - no biggie. The struggle is real. You know it. So do our guests...
Dr. Michael McCormick and Dr. Marc Newman share their real world journeys to make sleep an integral, life-saving, profitable part of their respective practices. Whether starting in Virginia or Indiana, their DSM paths to success take some different twists and turns.
- One has used telemedicine to streamline sleep testing processes. The other owns 5 HST units.
- One has encountered nearly every challenge a dentist can face, while the other said it’s been pretty seamless.
- One started with a DSM consultant. The other one began using a consultant much later.
Which one are you?
How do you measure a successful case? Is it a 50% reduction in AHI or spooning with your spouse for the first time in 22 years?
Which ZZZ Pack host provided a “EUREKA!” moment for one of the guests?
Listen to the episode to get these questions answered. Then share it with a colleague & like today’s guests - GET THE SLEEP BUG!
Dr. Marc Newman received a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2011 and was fortunate to join a private practice with his mentor who is his brother. He has been practicing general dentistry for 9 years Newman Family Dentistry and dental sleep medicine for 7 years at Newman Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Marc Newman is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine.
Dr. Michael McCormick is a dentist offering general, cosmetic, pediatric and sleep dentistry at his practice, Caring for Kids & Parents in Hampton, VA. He has been a part-time clinical instructor at the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry for the past 10 years. He is considered an “old school” dentist that added sleep later in his career in 2016.
N3Sleep is the consulting division of DreamSleep, a nationwide network of dentists and physicians committed to saving lives affected by Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Our mission is to educate, train and enable dentists to provide oral appliance therapy. We want to change how Obstructive Sleep Apnea is treated in the dental and medical communities – moving away from a transactional model towards a long-term coalition. We will do this by educating and training dentists, providing the necessary tool and forging connections with physicians.
Meet the ZZZ Pack:
Lisa Moler is founder and CEO of MedMark LLC and publisher of several dental specialty publications. Her personal experience with obstructive sleep apnea inspired her to launch Dental Sleep Practice magazine.
Dr. Erin Elliott lectures extensively on dental sleep medicine and short term orthodontics and loves to help general dentists extend this life-saving service to their patients. She teaches sleep apnea with 3D-Dentists and Dr. Tarun Agarwal and privately coaches practices about sleep.
Jason Tierney is the founder of the North American Dental Sleep Medicine Symposium and has contributed to the development of numerous devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and migraine headaches. He also serves as editor-in-chief of Dental Sleep Practice magazine.
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