For more than 20 years dentist Dr. Avi Weisfogel has been committed to finding effective dental treatments for people with sleep disorders. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 90% of patients suffering sleep disorders are not properly diagnosed and are not receiving the care they need. The organization welcomes the attention Dr. Weisfogel and other dentists are bringing to this growing problem and applauds them for responding to this often ignored serious healthcare issue. It is an issues with which Dr. Weisfogel has been involved since he was in college.
Once he understood that dentists could play a role in helping patients with sleep apnea and other sleep problems, Dr. Weisfogel set about doing intensive research and experiments. That has led him to make significant breakthroughs in the care of sleep patients. In 1999 he founded Old Bridge Dental Care in New Jersey. Over his 15 years running the facility he won the ‘Best Dentist’ award numerous times. But in addition to his exemplary dental services, he also began treating patients with sleep problems. He had great success and realized dental appliances could be used to help them and learn more about Avi.
Dr. Weisfogel then began to make many other dentists in the U.S. and around the world aware of the role dentistry could play in the treatment of sleep disorders. He helped many of them to set up and run sleep labs. He also showed them how expanding their services to facilitate the treatment of sleep patients could help to serve move people and make their practices more prosperous. For people with sleep issues Dr. Weisfogel’s work has been a boon. Many of them now have access to viable treatment options for a problem that had been plaguing them for years and more information click here.
As more dentists have become involved in treating sleep apnea and other breathing related sleep disorders, Dr. Weisfogel’s research continues to expand. To date he has discovered several effective ways dentistry can be used to improve people’s breathing and help them get a good night’s sleep. Countless sleep patients worldwide have benefitted from the work Dr. Weisfogel is doing.