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2014-03-19 23:28:41

David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance and Executive Director of the Dental Division in the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, announces first Diplomat in the Dental Division. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and Executive Director of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) Dental Division, recently announced the new Diplomat status of Dr. Elliott Alpher who is also a founding member. Dr. Alpher...

2014-03-12 08:29:57

THE REMEDE SYSTEM RECOGNIZED AS 2014 BEST INNOVATION AT CRT CONFERENCE MINNEAPOLIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respicardia(®), Inc., a developer of implantable therapies to improve respiratory and cardiovascular health, announced that it has been awarded the Best Innovation of 2014 from Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) and CV Pipeline for the remed?(®) System, the first and only implantable device for the treatment of central sleep apnea....

2014-03-07 23:01:36

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions, launch LinkedIn dental groups to openly discuss techniques, education, and updates in the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Sleep Disordered Breathing is a condition marked by the obstruction or collapse of the oral or nasal airway during sleep. Snoring is the first indication of a problem, and the most severe Sleep...

2014-03-05 23:02:32

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-9 Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 There is a not-so-silent killer in this country, and most who are vulnerable to it, don't even know. Snoring is more than an annoyance. It's both a symptom and a condition that signals serious, potentially deadly, health problems. Doctors estimate that 9.1% of men and 4% of women have sleep apnea. That translates to 18 - 25 million Americans. Regretfully, as few as 5% have been diagnosed. Snoring...

2014-02-27 23:01:41

Allred Dental is offering free screenings for patients suffering from SDB - sleep-disordered breathing. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Allred Dental, a San Marcos dentistry office, led by Jeffrey Allred D.D.S., offers free screenings for people experiencing breathing disorders and severe snoring during sleep. “Snoring is detected when you cannot move air freely through your mouth and nose during sleep, because of a narrow airway. It can affect the quality of a person’s life,...

2014-02-26 23:23:42

Henry Vruwink, DDS, of Asheboro, North Carolina is now affiliated with Snoring Isn’t Sexy. Asheboro, NC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 In these stressful times, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their daily challenges. 45% of the population snores and 20 million people...

2014-02-18 12:30:14

DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillar Palatal, LLC, a medical device company that manufactures and markets the Pillar Procedure, along with Airway Management, a company that develops, manufactures and markets oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement between the two companies. Effective immediately, Pillar Palatal will become the exclusive United States distributor of the myTAP oral appliance,...

2014-02-14 23:23:29

Snoring can come between couples, destroy relationships and sex lives, and can even lead to divorce. SnoreMeds, South Africa’s largest supplier of mandibular devices to prevent snoring, provides tips on how to deal with the problem of snoring and recommendations for how couples can put the romance back into their relationships. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Snoring isn’t sexy, and sooner or later, it can come between even the most loving couples. That’s why SnoreMeds™ - South...

2014-02-12 23:01:15

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions provide education to dentists on treating snoring and sleep apnea patients. Upcoming lectures include Chicago, Boston and Nashville. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Over three-quarters of the American population suffer from sleep related problems, mainly snoring. For the non-snoring bed partner, lack of sleep is just as dangerous, also adding unnecessary stresses to the relationship. Sleep Group Solutions, a leading...

2014-01-31 23:02:47

Ismail Elsherif, DDS, of Covina, California, the newest member of Snoring Isn’t Sexy, can treat snoring and sleep apnea with a small, comfortable oral appliance. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 In these stressful times, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their daily...


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