ASBA News

Dr. Kent Smith, D-ABDSM, ASBA has been fighting the good fight for sleep apnea awareness for most of his career. The founding director of Sleep Dallas is a longtime advocate for dental sleep medicine, and a dental sleep practice pioneer. He’s also the president...

More than a Feel Good Statement?: AADSM Position Paper

Dr. Kent Smith, D-ABDSM, ASBA has been fighting the good fight for sleep apnea awareness for most of his career. The founding director of Sleep Dallas is a longtime advocate for dental sleep medicine, and a dental sleep practice pioneer. He’s also the president...

Valued Friends and Clients: This is David Gergen, Executive Director of The American Sleep and Breathing Academy. President and CEO of Pro Player Health Alliance. President and CEO of Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab. Friends I have not put my name on a Dorsal Fin appliance...

Double D AKA DD

Valued Friends and Clients: This is David Gergen, Executive Director of The American Sleep and Breathing Academy. President and CEO of Pro Player Health Alliance. President and CEO of Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab. Friends I have not put my name on a Dorsal Fin appliance...

On December  04, 1982  David Gergen rolled out of bed and had his career “aha” moment. Gergen knew he was wanted to help save lives all around the world, although oddly enough it was going to be through a dental career. At this point in time ...

Master of the Mandible – David Gergen 

On December  04, 1982  David Gergen rolled out of bed and had his career “aha” moment. Gergen knew he was wanted to help save lives all around the world, although oddly enough it was going to be through a dental career. At this point in time ...

We would like to wish our esteemed colleague and founding member of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dr. Harry Sugg a wonderful 80th birthday. We hope you are blessed with health and happiness for many more years to come. Dr. Sugg still runs...

Happy 80th Dr. Sugg – Four Decades and No End in Sight

We would like to wish our esteemed colleague and founding member of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dr. Harry Sugg a wonderful 80th birthday. We hope you are blessed with health and happiness for many more years to come. Dr. Sugg still runs...

In the radically changed work rhythms of the global pandemic, workers are discovering a new life no longer dictated by the strict schedules of the office. BBC.com took note of the relatively new phenomenon in a June 23 Rethink article that pondered: Will companies...

Pandemic Sleep Rhythms Could Change Traditions

In the radically changed work rhythms of the global pandemic, workers are discovering a new life no longer dictated by the strict schedules of the office. BBC.com took note of the relatively new phenomenon in a June 23 Rethink article that pondered: Will companies...

Sleep pioneer Dr. William C. Dement died on June 17, 2020, according to a report from the Sleep Research Society (SRS). As a researcher, clinician, educator, advocate, and mentor, Dement’s legacy extends across the sleep community and beyond.  At Stanford University, where he spent nearly...

In Memory of Sleep Pioneer Dr. William C. Dement

Sleep pioneer Dr. William C. Dement died on June 17, 2020, according to a report from the Sleep Research Society (SRS). As a researcher, clinician, educator, advocate, and mentor, Dement’s legacy extends across the sleep community and beyond.  At Stanford University, where he spent nearly...

In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomized Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomized clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, including low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment).  According to a press release issued by the University of Oxford,...

Steroid Treatment for COVID-19 Shows Promise

In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomized Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomized clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, including low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment).  According to a press release issued by the University of Oxford,...

Insomnia is a hot topic in good times, but factor in a global pandemic and it becomes fodder for ivy league musings in The Harvard Gazette. Dubbed “the latest casualty” in the COVID-19 crisis, lack of sleep is the latest bio-rhythm to go off...

Harvard Sounds Off On Insomnia

Insomnia is a hot topic in good times, but factor in a global pandemic and it becomes fodder for ivy league musings in The Harvard Gazette. Dubbed “the latest casualty” in the COVID-19 crisis, lack of sleep is the latest bio-rhythm to go off...

Sometimes it takes a national emergency to illuminate what people instinctively already know, namely that sleep and breathing are important. A new book called Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art may have garnered limited attention in a different era, but the COVID...

Pandemic Puts Spotlight On Breathing

Sometimes it takes a national emergency to illuminate what people instinctively already know, namely that sleep and breathing are important. A new book called Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art may have garnered limited attention in a different era, but the COVID...

As the COVID-19 pandemic presents increasing public health challenges, scientists from around the world have responded with openness and unprecedented speed, studying the SARS-CoV-2 virus and working to develop new diagnostic technologies, treatments, and tools for researchers.   Below you will find links to...

NAVIGATING A PANDEMIC

As the COVID-19 pandemic presents increasing public health challenges, scientists from around the world have responded with openness and unprecedented speed, studying the SARS-CoV-2 virus and working to develop new diagnostic technologies, treatments, and tools for researchers.   Below you will find links to...