Sleep Medicine

by Kyle Patton
Dr. Meghna Dassani’s dental career began in Mumbai before she moved to the U.S., where she has practiced for 17 years. Dassani’s expertise in sleep apnea treatments for adults and children has made her a popular international speaker and educator, and in our exclusive Q&A, she debunks some myths about adding sleep dentistry to a practice’s toolbox, shares which steps were most critical for practice growth and stability, and more.
February 2024
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on sleep dentistry.
January 2024
by Dr. Meghna Dassani
As Dr. Meghna Dassani explains, navigating the complexities of sleep apnea requires effective screening and comprehensive clinical examinations. Dassani recaps what general dentists should be looking for during screenings and clinical examinations, as well as the most common treatment avenues for patients (and doctors) to explore.
November 2023
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on sleep dentistry.
January 2023
by Kelley Quolas
As more research is released about the correlation between oral dysfunction and airway and sleep, it’s important to take note of warning signs in patients. Myofunctional therapist Kelley Quolas explains what dental teams should be on the lookout for and the specialists to refer to, including sleep specialists, ENTs or allergists, and orofacial myofunctional therapists.
September 2022
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on orthodontics and sleep dentistry.
May 2022
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results on sleep dentistry.
January 2022
by Dr. Devin Croft, with Dr. Dan Grob, Orthotown editorial director
Orthotown editorial director Dr. Daniel Grob and Dr. Devin Croft, an orthodontist who’s been treating sleep-disordered breathing patients for more than a decade, discuss the logistics and technology required for dentists to start treating these patients.
October 2020
by Dr. Sandy Bigman
Dr. Sandy Bigman, an orthodontist and a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, discusses how orthodontists and dentists can work together to manage sleep apnea, and shares treatment cases from two patients.
October 2019
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