ASBA News

 Dental Sleep Coordinator Specialist “Certification” Course Due to high demand and overwhelming positive feedback from the first ASBA/SGS Boot Camp held in Phoenix, AZ in December 2017, the ASBA will be including a special Dental Sleep Coordinator Specialist “Certification” Course at Sleep and Wellness 2018....

Register for the Dental Sleep Coordinator Boot Camp Added to ASBA Sleep and Wellness Conference 2018 in Las Vegas

 Dental Sleep Coordinator Specialist “Certification” Course Due to high demand and overwhelming positive feedback from the first ASBA/SGS Boot Camp held in Phoenix, AZ in December 2017, the ASBA will be including a special Dental Sleep Coordinator Specialist “Certification” Course at Sleep and Wellness 2018....

Infants born preterm have significantly lower nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal volumes, compared with newborn peers carried to full term, and those lower airway volumes are independent of the infants’ gender, ethnicity or weight, according to a study published online Dec. 16, 2017 in Clinical Imaging.  ...

Preterm infants have narrowed upper airways, which may explain higher obstructive sleep apnea risk

Infants born preterm have significantly lower nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal volumes, compared with newborn peers carried to full term, and those lower airway volumes are independent of the infants’ gender, ethnicity or weight, according to a study published online Dec. 16, 2017 in Clinical Imaging.  ...

Proper Sleep is More Than a Curfew Football players are used to strict curfew guidelines, largely designed to ensure the proper amount of sleep. And yet, lying in bed with eyes closed does not necessarily lead to clinically proper sleep. In some situations, it...

Success Found in the NFLPA’s Sleep Program

Proper Sleep is More Than a Curfew Football players are used to strict curfew guidelines, largely designed to ensure the proper amount of sleep. And yet, lying in bed with eyes closed does not necessarily lead to clinically proper sleep. In some situations, it...

Fortunately, advancing technology has allowed for more effective treatment options. The CPAP, Continuous positive airway pressure, is a form of positive airway pressure ventilator, which applies mild air pressure on a continuous basis to keep the airways continuously open. It is the most publicly well-known...

Huffington Post Blog: Silent but Deadly Sleep Conditions Have Better Treatment Options

Fortunately, advancing technology has allowed for more effective treatment options. The CPAP, Continuous positive airway pressure, is a form of positive airway pressure ventilator, which applies mild air pressure on a continuous basis to keep the airways continuously open. It is the most publicly well-known...

On December 8, 2017 David Gergen, CEO of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA), was invited to a meeting organized by the NFLPA L.A. Chapter and its President, Frank Rice. The meeting was held at Hollywood Park...

ASBA Diplomates Presented on Sleep Apnea at L.A., CA NFLPA Chapter Meeting

On December 8, 2017 David Gergen, CEO of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA), was invited to a meeting organized by the NFLPA L.A. Chapter and its President, Frank Rice. The meeting was held at Hollywood Park...

November 20, 2017 saw Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) host another of their sleep apnea awareness events. This time it was at the office of Dr. Steve Wilk, DDS. Dr. Wilk had previously attended a Living Heart Foundation screening at Centura Hospital that had...

ASBA Diplomate Dr. Steve Wilk Welcomes Former NFL Players to a Special Event at His Office in Denver, CO

November 20, 2017 saw Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) host another of their sleep apnea awareness events. This time it was at the office of Dr. Steve Wilk, DDS. Dr. Wilk had previously attended a Living Heart Foundation screening at Centura Hospital that had...

December 1-2, marked the first Sleep Coordinator Boot Camp with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and Sleep Group Solutions working together to bring a two day course geared entirely towards giving staff members the keys to succeed in a dental sleep practice. Rebecca Layhe brought energy...

ASBA/SGS First Sleep Coordinator Boot Camp an Overwhelming Success!

December 1-2, marked the first Sleep Coordinator Boot Camp with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and Sleep Group Solutions working together to bring a two day course geared entirely towards giving staff members the keys to succeed in a dental sleep practice. Rebecca Layhe brought energy...

Ensuring proper rest for its marquee players has been one of the most pervasive issues affecting the NBA the last several seasons, prompting a lengthening of the schedule and a reduction in games on back-to-back nights and the elimination of stretches with four games...

Chicago Bulls Use Rise Science Sleep Program To Improve Rest, Recovery

Ensuring proper rest for its marquee players has been one of the most pervasive issues affecting the NBA the last several seasons, prompting a lengthening of the schedule and a reduction in games on back-to-back nights and the elimination of stretches with four games...

A new study out from health startup Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) suggests wearables like the Apple Watch, Fitbit and others are able to accurately detect common but serious conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea. Cardiogram and USCF previously demonstrated the ability...

The Apple Watch can accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, a new study suggests

A new study out from health startup Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) suggests wearables like the Apple Watch, Fitbit and others are able to accurately detect common but serious conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea. Cardiogram and USCF previously demonstrated the ability...

When considering the political/NFL ties the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) holds, value in being a member and advantages over non-members certainly becomes apparent. However, that isn’t the only reason the ASBA has become the fastest growing academy in the field of dental...

Dr. Harry Sugg: Supporting an Academy That Fights on Your Behalf

When considering the political/NFL ties the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) holds, value in being a member and advantages over non-members certainly becomes apparent. However, that isn’t the only reason the ASBA has become the fastest growing academy in the field of dental...