The Latest Issue of The Sleep Magazine features articles on Dental Sleep Medicine related topics. Dr. Charles Kravitz discusses the opportunity, as well as the responsibilities of treating Sleep Apnea.
(Miami, FL) According to a Harvard Health report there are 18.9 million undiagnosed cases of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and 40% (1.3 million) of CPAP users are non-compliant. Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in office training company, Sleep Group Solutions guide dentists on how to identify and treat Sleep Apnea during 2 day lectures. Publishers of the Sleep Magazine, the latest issue features Dr. Charles Kravitz’s article on the importance of dental sleep medicine education.
“It was only three years ago that I read that less than 1% of American licensed dentists were practicing sleep medicine.” says Dr. Charles Kravitz, a retired dentist and Sleep advocate in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. “In these few years that number has risen to 4%. If we have approximately 205,000 practicing dentists in the USA, then there are only 8,200 dentists serving the needs of the multitudes of people affected with sleep disorders.” Dr. Kravitz’s mission is to educate as many dentists on treatment and screening OSA in the dental office.
The latest issue of The Sleep Magazine, a publication 100% dedicated to Dental Sleep Medicine, hosts a plethora of peer reviewed articles related to the topic. Dr. Kravitz’s article, This is the Time for Dental Sleep Medicine, discusses the opportunity in the field, keys to success, and the Dentist’s responsibilities in the matter. “Dental Sleep Medicine is the hottest button in dentistry today.” says Dr. Kravitz, and for a good reason.
With awareness at an all time high, and patients demanding treatment, DSM is a must-offer service in all dental practices. Sleep Group Solutions two-day lectures train dentists and staff members on the entire sleep protocol. Offering live lectures worth 16 CEU, as well as essential instrumentation. To view a list of upcoming lectures, search here. To view Dr. Kravitz’s article, go to The Sleep Magazine.
About Dr. Charles Kravitz
Dr. Kravitz received an early admission to Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia after only 2 years of college pre-dental. He was President of his Freshman class, and he ranked eighth in his graduation class of 120. He took the big step of opening a solo dental practice directly upon receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He developed this practice into a five dentist, three hygienist general dental practice in Philadelphia.This office became a showplace for practice management sources and became a training ground for many of Philadelphia’s future successful private practitioners. In 1995 Dr. Kravitz founded Advance! Dental Consulting which effects the realization of Doctors’ dreams. He is a natural teacher and motivator and enjoys helping people who have the desire to be outstanding in their field. As a Performance Coach he has helped dozens of dental practitioners and their teams learn to serve patients afflicted with sleep dysfunction.
About Sleep Group Solution
Sleep Group Solutions is an airway diagnostic technology company serving the needs of physicians and dentists interested in screening, diagnosing and treating sleep apnea and other upper airway disorders. Sleep Group Solutions offers the latest screening and diagnostic equipment solutions for patients with allergy, sinus congestion, rhinitis, deviated septum, nasal polyps, snoring and sleep apnea. SGS offers the most comprehensive dental sleep medicine CE seminars in the industry focused on teaching dentists the protocols needed to make the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea part of their practice. Sleep Group Solutions offers sleep study interpretation, oral appliances (Norad Boil & Bite, Respire), online directory 1800SleepLab.com and online marketing for CPAP Intolerant patients. SGS is the manufacturer of the Eccovision Systems Rhinometer and Pharyngometer, and offers Home Sleep Testing devices.