Sleep apnea can cause destructive effects. Medical professionals have come up with new research that has indicated that there is a relationship between sleep apnea and other, more serious conditions, such as diabetes, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. The rise in understanding regarding this dynamics has brought about a new study to help find the treatments for the diseases. Dr. Avi Weisfogel, a New Jersey based dentist and professional in the sleep industry, has extensive knowledge in sleep-related disorders.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel established Dental Sleep Masters to help treat and diagnose patients that are affected with sleep apnea. Recent research shows that over ninety percent of people are suffering from sleep apnea end up not being diagnosed. Dr.Weisfogel aims to provide treatment to this serious condition with Dental Sleep Masters, as well as establish a link between dentists and sleep disorder treatment.
Dr. Weisfogel established his own dental practice and was awarded accolades for being the Best Dentist for several years. Despite his success, he was intrigued by the world of sleep and sleep disorders, particularly in regards to how dentists could treat patients with those ailments. Dr. Weisfogel, on top of his own practice, researched sleep disorders to determine if dentistry had a place within treatment. In 2010, Weisfogel left his general practice and began more seriously pursuing sleep dentistry.
In 2014, Dr. Weisfogel determined that dentists could aid those suffering from sleep disorders by using oral appliances to treat and diagnose his patients. He maintained particular focus on sleep apnea, and eventually established Dental Sleep Masters.