ASBA News

WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 23 2016) – Sleep apnea rulemaking recommendations from the Medical Review Board (MRB) are in. MRB reviewed comments from medical professionals and associations in preparation for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) and Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA’s) Advanced Notice of...

OSA and the Transportation Industry – Rulemaking Recommendations Take Shape

WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 23 2016) – Sleep apnea rulemaking recommendations from the Medical Review Board (MRB) are in. MRB reviewed comments from medical professionals and associations in preparation for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) and Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA’s) Advanced Notice of...

The ASBA strongly encourages its members to provide comment and feedback to the AASM, and remind the organization that trained dentists use HSAT to ensure efficacy of OAT, as well as gain patient compliance with OAT; often times, this is done working collaboratively with local...

Attention! Public Comment on Draft Guideline for Diagnostic Testing for Adult OSA

The ASBA strongly encourages its members to provide comment and feedback to the AASM, and remind the organization that trained dentists use HSAT to ensure efficacy of OAT, as well as gain patient compliance with OAT; often times, this is done working collaboratively with local...

David Gergen Spreads Awareness of Sleep Medicine The CEO of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy has a clear mission: Educate and spread awareness of oral appliance therapy and sleep disorders to the public, and to the medical and dental professions. Serving as the...

David Gergen In Washington D.C. – ASBA News Update By Alan Hickey

David Gergen Spreads Awareness of Sleep Medicine The CEO of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy has a clear mission: Educate and spread awareness of oral appliance therapy and sleep disorders to the public, and to the medical and dental professions. Serving as the...

Obesity is a global epidemic. In the US alone, according to the American Heart Foundation, 78 million adults and 13 million children are affected. However, aside from being a disease itself, obesity also poses great risks for developing other serious health complications. To read...

Huffington Post Blog-Sleep Apnea Can Worsen Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Obesity is a global epidemic. In the US alone, according to the American Heart Foundation, 78 million adults and 13 million children are affected. However, aside from being a disease itself, obesity also poses great risks for developing other serious health complications. To read...

The American Sleep and Breathing Academy is an organization dedicated to enriching our members’ knowledge and skill in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Our goal is to provide current evidence based information to our members and enable them to provide optimal treatment for...

Don’t Forget About The ASBA Study Club And Diplomate Exam/Review Coming In One Month!

The American Sleep and Breathing Academy is an organization dedicated to enriching our members’ knowledge and skill in the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Our goal is to provide current evidence based information to our members and enable them to provide optimal treatment for...

Many dentists start out on an arduous road with road blocks everywhere in dental sleep medicine. It doesn’t have to be like that. When you sign up for vendor sponsored courses they try to sell you products which are often old, obsolete and not...

Join Us In Dallas For The Most Turn-key Intro. To Sleep 101 Course In The Country Through The American Sleep And Breathing Academy

Many dentists start out on an arduous road with road blocks everywhere in dental sleep medicine. It doesn’t have to be like that. When you sign up for vendor sponsored courses they try to sell you products which are often old, obsolete and not...

  This final portion of the series is to share treatment options that parents can consider and discuss with their child’s healthcare provider who may give a diagnosis of ADHD. There are alternative avenues to consider for treatment and there is an increasing need...

ASBA Huffington Post Blog-Untreated Sleep Apnea in Children Could Contribute to ADHD and Behavioral Problems Part 3

  This final portion of the series is to share treatment options that parents can consider and discuss with their child’s healthcare provider who may give a diagnosis of ADHD. There are alternative avenues to consider for treatment and there is an increasing need...

David Gergen will lead the delegation of a committee formed with American Sleep and Breathing Academy members that will be presenting to a Caucus Committee of Congress. The hearing is scheduled for September 27, 2016 and it is estimated that 60-80 congressmen, senators and...

David Gergen Selects Top ASBA Diplomates To Speak At the U.S. Senate on Oral Appliance Therapy

David Gergen will lead the delegation of a committee formed with American Sleep and Breathing Academy members that will be presenting to a Caucus Committee of Congress. The hearing is scheduled for September 27, 2016 and it is estimated that 60-80 congressmen, senators and...

Initially the idea of NFL football, Sleep Apnea and the Phoenix Police don’t seem to fit together very well. It is important to understand that Sleep Apnea is a pervasive disorder that affects all walks of life and whose impact on performance at every...

ASBA Diplomate Dr. Mark Castle DDS Preparing For His Second Awareness Event With The Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Law Enforcement Association Charity

Initially the idea of NFL football, Sleep Apnea and the Phoenix Police don’t seem to fit together very well. It is important to understand that Sleep Apnea is a pervasive disorder that affects all walks of life and whose impact on performance at every...

This is part two in a three-part series on how sleep apnea affects behavior and learning in children. First, the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea in children. Second, the origin and factors that can lead to sleep disorders and third, are possible treatment plans...

ASBA Huffington Post Blog-Untreated Sleep Apnea in Children Could Contribute to ADHD and Behavioral Problems Part 2

This is part two in a three-part series on how sleep apnea affects behavior and learning in children. First, the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea in children. Second, the origin and factors that can lead to sleep disorders and third, are possible treatment plans...