Avi Weisfogel is dentist in the New Jersey area. He earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Rutgers University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Weisfogel opened his first dental practice, Old Bridge Dental Care, in 1999. He was a much favored dentist including earning the Best Dentist designation for several years.
During the more than 15 years he was a practicing dentist, Dr. Weisfogel began studying sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that is characterized by pauses in the breathing process. Each pause can last from a few seconds to a few minutes and is disruptive to the sleep process. The focus of his work in this area was to find out how physicians and dentists can better help patients suffering from sleep disorders. As his work in that field continued, he founded several companies dealing with dental related sleep disorders.
In 2010, Dr. Weisfogel founded Healthy Heart Sleep. This was a company that worked with doctors around the world and offer advice on how to set up and manage sleep labs. In 2012, Dr. Weisfogel opened Owner Unlimited Sleep Patient. The focus of this particular company was to lecture dentists on how to better serve patients with sleep disorders. His work also helped dentists become involved in the world of sleep disorders and treating such disorders with oral appliances.
In 2014, Dr. Weisfogel opened Dental Sleep Masters to assist dentists work in the sleep apnea world using oral applications in the treatment of sleep disorders. The information acquired by Dr. Weisfogel was used to help dentists identify patients that might be subject to sleep apnea and provide the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel has accrued a great deal of information about sleep disorders and has worked to encourage dentists and physicians and physicians to work together for the treatment of sleep disorders. Treatments will continue to emerge as the advancement of technology allows and dentists may find their practice being devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. It is important dental and medical professionals continue to work together to create a model of care to effectively treat patients.