Numerous health professionals have devoted their time, expertise and knowledge to find a cure for different medical conditions that plague our world today. Dr. Avi Weisfogel is one of these thoughtful and generous professionals. He is a renowned medical expert recognized for his use of dental techniques to treat sleep disorders. In 2014, he founded Dental Sleep Matters to diagnose and deal with those with sleep apnea as well as create awareness of the condition.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel has a vast experience in the treatment of sleep-related disorders. He established his first dental practice in 1999 when he founded Oil Bridge Dental Care. He worked for 15 years and earned numerous accolades. For several years he was voted as the Best Dentist by the community. It was during this period that he began to research on how physicians and dentists can help those suffering from sleep disorders.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel began creating companies in the industry of dental related sleep disorders. Healthy Heart Sleep is a company that he set up in 2010. The company dealt with physicians globally and provided guidance on how to manage sleep labs. In 2014, he created Owner Unlimited Sleep patient and started lecturing dentists on all the problems associated with sleep disorders.
In 2014 he founded Dental Sleep Masters. It aims at assisting dentists and physicians to treat sleep disorders using oral appliances. Dr. Weisfogel notes that sleep apnea patients do not respond positively to the mechanical treatments used previously. He however envisions an improvement in the clinical care for such patients because of the development of new devices. As alternative treatments are becoming smaller and more user-friendly, he believes more patients will seek treatment.
Dr. Avi Weisfogel obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology and Psychology from Rutgers University before receiving his DDS from the New York University College of Dentistry. During an interview with IdeaMensch, he admitted to never enjoying being a dentist. However, he added that being one helped him be the pioneer in the field of sleep apnea.