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2012-02-14 13:00:00

Snoring Isn't Sexy is pleased to announce that member Michael Simmons, DMD whose dental practices are located in Tarzana and Palmdale CA was named Guest Editor of the California Dental Association´s Journal, February 2012 Issue on Sleep Disordered Breathing. Dr. Simmons not only served as Editor for this issue but also lead authored several articles. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Snoring Isn't Sexy is pleased to announce that member Michael Simmons, DMD whose dental...

2012-02-02 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snoring Center is pleased to announce the opening of two Atlanta area locations on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The Snoring Center is the nation's leading provider of minimally invasive, office-based treatment for snoring and sleep apnea, including the Pillar Procedure from Medtronic. The new offices will be located in the Buckhead neighborhood (1218 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Suite 108 Atlanta, GA 30327) and Fayetteville, GA (1240 Highway 54...

2012-01-23 07:00:00

BELMONT, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United States military veterans now have the option to use Provent(®) Sleep Apnea Therapy, a small, non-invasive nasal device for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Ventus Medical, maker of Provent Therapy, today announced the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has granted a multi-year, Federal Supply Schedule contract that would expand access to Provent Therapy among veterans. (Photo:...

2012-01-19 13:00:00

Michael Simons, DMD, a general dentist whose office is located in Tarzana, CA was instrumental in introducing legislation via the San Fernando Valley Dental Society that recognizes the importance of dentistry´s involvement in the recognition and management of sleep disordered breathing problems. This legislation clarifies the important role that dentists play in the screening for and management of sleep-breathing disorders. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Michael Simons, DMD, a...

2012-01-17 13:00:00

Snoring Isn´t Sexy, a leading advocate for dentistry´s participation in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea, announces availability of founder Laurence Barsh, DMD for comment and analysis of Dental Sleep Medicine break-throughs and treatments. Snoring Isn´t Sexy has been a leading advocate for dentists who screen for and provide treatment solutions (in conjunction with sleep physicians) for snoring and sleep apnea and for those patients who cannot tolerate...

2011-12-21 13:25:00

Snoring Isn't Sexy takes pride in the accomplishments of it members and is, therefore, pleased to announce that Dr. Jack Cherin, who provides care for patients with snoring, sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing, has been re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Snoring Isn't Sexy and Dr. Jack Cherin, a dentist in Virginia Beach, VA who practices dental sleep medicine and TMJ therapy, are pleased...

2011-11-28 11:16:45

Hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HGNS) produced marked dose-related increases in airflow in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients without arousing them from sleep, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center. The study suggests the potential therapeutic efficacy of HGNS across a broad range of sleep apnea severity and offers an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the current mainstay of treatment for moderate to severe OSA. The effectiveness of...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

BELMONT, Calif., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventus Medical today announced the appointment of Sandra Gardiner to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Michael Lopez to the position of Vice President, Operations. "Sandy and Michael are tremendous additions to our executive team and bring outstanding leadership and broad experiences that will support our quickly expanding sales of Provent® Sleep Apnea Therapy in the U.S. and global markets,"...

2011-10-27 07:47:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apnex Medical, Inc., has received CE Mark approval for its Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS®) System for use by people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The system was approved for sale in Europe based on the positive results of two clinical studies conducted in the United States and Australia. In those studies, the majority of patients demonstrated a significant reduction in their obstructive sleep apnea as...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

BELMONT, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventus Medical today announced that the results of a large, long-term study of its proprietary Provent® Sleep Apnea Therapy, an innovative, non-invasive treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), were published in the November 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, an official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110209/SF45785-b) (Photo:...