Dr. Avi Weisfogel: A Dentist With His Eye On Sleep Apnea

Sleep is often an overlooked necessity in the lives of many. It is quite common to see folks using energy drinks and coffee to get by when what there body really needs is a good night of sleep. This habit is not good one as not providing your body with proper sleep can result in serious consequences.

For some folks, the solution to lack of sleep is more complicated than merely deciding to spend more time in bed. There individuals are afflicted with a condition called sleep apnea.

Sleep apnea is an ailment characterized by pauses in breathing while asleep. These pauses can last anywhere from a few seconds to an entire minute. In many cases, sufferers of sleep apnea are unaware of their condition. Untreated sleep apnea can result in very serious health problems and can even be life threatening.

Dr Avi Weisfogel is an unlikely warrior in the fight against sleep apnea. A dentist by trade, Dr. Weisfogel received his bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology from Rutger’s University. Dr. Weisfogel completed his education at New York University where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery credentials.

Dr. Avi Weisfogel went on to start his own dental practice which he named Old Bridge Dental Care. Dr. Weisfogel and Old Bridge Dental Care would when multiple awards in dentistry.

Dr. Avi Weisfogel would become very sympathetic to the plight of patients suffering from sleep apnea. Dr. Weisfogel would find that his fight against sleep apnea faced many serious complications. He was taken aback by the negligence he saw in regards to doctors not testing patients for sleep apnea. Dr. Weisfogel would also find that even when tests were ordered, the quality of testing available was sub-par to say the least.

Dr. Avi Weisfogel started Owner Unlimited Sleep Patients in 2012. Dr. Weisfogel’s platform would become a think tank for sleep experts and dentists to share their insight about sleep apnea. Dr. Weisfogel also uses the platform to inform stakeholders of new methods and procedures in the battle againt sleep apnea.

Dr. Weisfogel also launched Dental Sleep Masters Program. This company makes appliances for sufferers of sleep apnea.