CHICAGO: ALF Appliance: An Orthopedic Option

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The ALF Appliance is an Orthopedic Growth Appliance that has a low profile in the mouth. They are utilized for Maxillary expansion, Treatment of TMJ Disorders, Finishing Physiologic Cases, Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea and other issues. I used Crozat Appliances for years and the ALF or Advances Lightwire Functional Appliance is very similar. It is a deceptively simple appliance, …

Chicago Airway Treatment: DNA Appliance and mRNA Appliance

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  Epigenetic Orthodontics is the single most exciting advancement in dentistry today. The DNA Appliance is the work horse of Epigenetic Orthodontics and was developed by Dr David Singh based on NIH research. While we call it epigenetic orthodontics a more accurate name would be epigenetic orthopedics because it actually grows and reshapes and idealizes the bone rather than just ...

Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea Changes Life!

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This patient video describes how Ed, a pilot has used an oral appliance for the last nine years and how it has changed his quality of life! The field of sleep disorders and Sleep Apnea is very complex.  There are multiple variables that determine success of treatment.  I have spent over 35 years researching sleep apnea and oral appliances, teaching …

Chicago Dentist : Sleep Apnea Treatment Testimonials

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CPAP Alternative! The Best Sleep Apnea Treatments in Chicago Watch and listen to these Sleep Apnea Patients Testimonils Chicago Treatment of Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliance: Oral Appliance Therapy is the new (Dr Shapira has over 30 years experience with oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea)  comfortable and effective treatment that patients prefer over CPAP 95% of the …

Specialist in Dental Sleep Medicine: Oral Appliance Therapy

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THERE IS NO SPECIALTY IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE OR IN SUPPLYING ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA.  THERE ARE DENTISTS WHO OFFER COMFORTABLE ALTERNATIVES TO CPAP AND SOME OF THOSE DENTISTS HAVE ADVANCED TRAINING. Dentists who treat Sleep Apnea have taken a major step out of the mechanical world of dentistry and into the fields of physiology and medicine. A …

Chicago: Diplomate American Board Of Dental Sleep Medicine

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ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA COMFORTABLE ALTERNATIVES TO CPAP Dentists who treat Sleep Apnea have taken a major step out of the mechanical world of dentistry and into the fields of physiology and medicine. A very select group of dentists go further and achieve Diplomate Status in the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. I am proud to be …

New Guidelines for Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

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New guidelines for Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring have been released by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. I am glad to report the new guidelines are essentially the same as my office guidelines have been for 30 years of treating sleep apnea and snoring.  In fact these are almost identical to …

Orthodontic Treatment of Sleep Disorders

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What do I do about sleep apnea and snoring? Do you have trouble sleeping and stay awake at night for hours, or find yourself waking up suddenly, gasping for breath? You may have a sleep disorder like sleep apnea. If you have a sleep disorder you may have one or more of the following symptoms: Loud and persistent snoring Persistent …