Approximately 90% of all individuals with sleep apnea are never diagnosed. In recent years, the correlation between serious medical conditions and sleep apnea has become clear. This has caused a sense of urgency in finding treatments. Dr. Avi Weisfogel has an extensive history in sleep disorders and the available treatments, which was the reason he founded Dental Sleep Masters. Dr. Avi Weisfogel has created a model for physicians with sleep labs to increase the communities awareness of the dangers of sleep apnea. Both physicians and dentists are able to offer clinical support for individuals with this condition. Dentists have the ability to both diagnose and treat sleep apnea.
As new devices are developed it brings hope to individuals who did not respond to previous treatments. A new device called THN Sleep Therapy has been approved by the FDA for clinical trials after it was developed by ImThera Medical. Alternative treatments have become more user friendly and smaller in the hopes more patients will seek out treatment. These devices do not require masks and are much quieter. Individuals who suffer from sleep apnea wake as often as thirty times each night and require a treatment to keep their airways open.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel has extensive knowledge regarding sleep disorders and sleep treatments. His first dental practice was established in 1999, and he spent fifteen years managing his office. He received numerous accolades from his community and began his exploration of sleep and disorders. He started learning how physicians and dentists could work together to assist individuals with sleep disorders.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel began creating companies in the field of sleep orders with a relation to dentistry. His desire to help dentists become a part of the world of sleep led to his founding of Dental Sleep Masters in 2014. He believed sleep disorders could be successfully treated with oral appliances. As the owner of the company he used his substantial knowledge regarding sleep apnea to help dentists in the potential identification of patients with sleep apnea so they could receive treatment. Dr. Avi Weisfogel is well educated with a BA in both psychology and biology. He is additionally a DDS and has helped numerous individuals who suffer from a sleep disorder.