About Atul Malhotra, MD

Atul Malhotra, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist, intensivist and research chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He is active clinically in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. In the sleep clinic, Dr. Malhotra provides a full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with sleep-related disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and sleep disorders associated with medical or psychiatric conditions. He has a special interest in the treatment of sleep apnea.

About G. Dave Singh, DMD

Dr Dave Singh is a Board Member of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, Member of the World Sleep Society, Academic Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists, and Fellow of the International Association for Orthodontics, where he was awarded prizes in 2005, 2013 and 2014.

He has published over 200 articles in the peer-reviewed medical, dental and orthodontic literature, has published 7 books/chapters, and has recently published his new book entitled “Pneumopedics and craniofacial epigenetics”, which focuses on craniofacial sleep medicine with a special interest in obstructive sleep apnea in both children and adults. He is currently collaborating with Stanford University Sleep Medicine in developing a craniofacial facility.

About Andre Collins, Executive Director PAF and NFLPA

Andre, a former player himself, currently serves as the Executive Director of the Professional Athletes Foundation helping players transition out of the game. He is responsible for creating a sense of community and opportunity for former players. Andre’s driving force to make the transition smoother for former players is made stronger by his personal experiences after leaving the game.

About Dr. Kent Smith DDS

Dr. Smith is a Diplomate of both the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and is on the Advisory Committee of the Australasian Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In 2007, he was asked to start a sleep curriculum at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Clinical Studies. In 2011, he started the SKISH Initiative (“School Kids in Safe Hands”), to keep bus drivers and students safe on the roads. In 2012, he was the first in Texas to be awarded a Dental Sleep Medicine Facility Accreditation and is the creator of the “Best Sleep Hygiene” app. He is current President of the ASBA.

About Jennifer Cook MD

Dr. Cook’s expertise includes the evidence based diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions. Similar to other cardiologists, I see cardiac patients with a variety of heart conditions. My unique expertise is the care of patients suffering from heart failure, representing the sickest of cardiac patients. These patients with abnormal heart function face limitations in their quality of life, exercise capability and life expectancy. Few patients in my practice get heart transplants or mechanical circulatory assist devices.

About Rudi Ferrate MD

Dr. Rudi Ferrate is a Board Certified Sleep Physician in private practice in Glendale, AZ. Besides his expertise in Family Medicine he has been diagnosing and treating patients with sleep disorders, medical weight loss as well as preventative medicine with an emphasis or hormones and nutrition. Dr. Ferrate is also boarded in Family Medicine, non surgical Bariatric Medicine.

About Archie Roberts MD

Founder of the Living Heart Foundation, a 501(c)(3) group, combating sudden cardiac death as well as identifying, studying, and directing the appropriate lifestyle treatment of early cardiovascular risk factors, including improper levels of nutrition, stress, and exercise. Dr. Roberts has performed more than 4,000 open-heart surgeries over 20 years. He is also published in over 110 journal and scientific peer-review articles and books.

About Anjoo Ely DDS

Dr. Ely is a graduate of the University of Michigan Dental School 1997, one of the best in the country. She has been a dentist for over 20 years and has been through several post graduate courses in different fields of dentistry since receiving her DDS degree. Dr. Ely is a Diplomate of The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Diplomate of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, Member of the American Dental Association, and Member of the Michigan Dental Association.

Dr. Ely is a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and also a staff member of Ascension Hospitals Group.

About Mona Patel DMD

Dr. Mona Patel graduated from University of Birmingham Queen Elisabeth Dental School at the age of 17 and obtained her B.D.S. at the age of 21. She attended the University of Pennsylvania Dental School, where she obtained her D.M.D in 1995. Dr. Patel has created a practice dedicated to comprehensive and complex dentistry implementing dental sleep medicine as a vital part of patient care. She is on faculty for University of Pennsylvania and Clinical Mastery Series.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Sleep and Breathing academy, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Montgomery/Bucks Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Association.

About Chris P. Farrugia DDS

Dr. Chris P. Farrugia is a nationally recognized speaker, teacher, and leader in digital dentistry and in medical billing by dental practices. Dr. Farrugia practices digital restorative dentistry, TMD, and dental sleep medicine in Destin, Florida utilizing advanced technologies such as digital imaging, CAD/CAM, CT, and 3D printing to provide comprehensive, high quality care. He speaks to and trains dentists nationwide who want to advance their practices with digital (CBCT) imaging, digital restorative dentistry (including all CAD/CAM procedures and materials, CAD/CAM/CT integration, and 3D printing), and to successfully access medical benefits for their services.

About Suzanne Mericle DMD

In addition to her role as your dentist, Dr. Mericle also is an instructor for the American Academy of Facial Esthetics where she teaches dentists and doctors on the subjects of Dental Sleep Medicine, TMJ Therapy, and Facial Esthetics. Dr. Mericle is also a lecturer for Glidewell Dental where she lectures on Sleep Dentistry.

Dr. Mericle has published several articles and is a member of numerous reputable professional organizations. She maintains professional memberships in the Georgia Dental Association, The American Dental Association, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and The American Academy of Facial Esthetics. She is also a Diplomate with American Sleep and Breathing Academy and a Qualifying Dentist with the AADSM.

About Jon Caulfield DDS

Dr. Jon W. Caulfield owns and operates Epic Dentistry in Littleton, Colorado where he takes an integrated, whole health approach to dentistry, specializing in the areas of Sleep, Airway and TMJ. He has been fortunate to work alongside world leaders in neuromuscular occlusion and pneumopedics and is now paying it forward, teaching hundreds of dentists worldwide how to integrate solutions for sleep, airway and TMJ into their practices. Dr. Caulfield is an instructor at the Institute for Craniofacial Sleep Medicine and leads the Clinical Advisory and Advocate Program at Vivos Therapeutics. A graduate of University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Dr. Caulfield also holds an advanced graduate degree with Occlusion Connections and a diplomate status with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy.

About Mark T. Murphy DDS

With nearly 40 years experience in the dental and dental laboratory professions and recently in the dental manufacturing industries, Mark has a gestalt perspective of the various functions and relationships. A long standing role with the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne has had significant influence on this point of view. After receiving various awards and honors within the dental profession and selling his very successful practice in 1998, he drifted towards a more global industry view and role serving with Dental Technologies Inc. and as a consultant to several manufacturers and suppliers for dentistry and the laboratory profession.

Currently, Mark is the Lead Faculty for ProSomnus Sleep Technology in the Bay area and practices Dental Sleep Medicine part time in Rochester Hills MI and is on the faculty at UDM school of dentistry snd the Pankey institute. 

Specialties: Dental Sleep Medicine, strategic planning, change management, implementation oversight, performance metrics and motivational speaking.

About David Gergen

David Gergen is a pioneer in the field of dental sleep medicine. He was involved from the very beginning with insurance reimbursement and later Medicare reimbursement for dental appliances. He shares a name with his cousin of the same name who has served in four Presidential cabinets. Gergen is credited on the patents of many of the first sleep apnea appliances, including the Sleepinator, the Original Snore Guard, the Orthopedic Corrector for Sleep and the Serrano Sleeper for Pediatric Sleep.

About Dr. Jerry Hu DDS

Dr. Hu is dedicated to providing exceptional dentistry in Anchorage and Soldotna. Over the years, Dr. Hu has attained extensive training at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). He has earned many Fellowships and Masterships and has published numerous articles with his research in cosmetic dentistry and dental sleep apnea treatment. In 2017, he became the first full time dentist in Alaska to earn Board certification for Dental Sleep Medicine as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Sleep and Breathing Academy.

About Dan Tache DMD

Dr. Taché is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After graduating from dental school, he completed an advanced General Dentistry Residency program at the Veterans Administration Hospital (VA)/University of Texas Dental Branch (UTDB). Dr. Taché attended an 18-month training program for the diagnosis and treatment of Myofascial Pain Dysfunction (MPD). Dr. Taché established a successful practice in Houston, Texas, where he emphasized Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD), Myofascial Pain Dysfunction (MPD) and Sleep Apnea (SA). During that time, he maintained his position as an assistant clinical professor, lecturing on TMD/MPD. In 1999, Dr. Taché and his family moved back home to Appleton and became the first board-certified dentist in Dental Sleep Mediine in the state of Wisconsin.

About John Carollo DMD

John Carollo DMD is a respected author, lecturer and peer. He has helped thousands of dentists learn about the latest clinical techniques both nationally and internationally. In addition, he has written more than 20 articles that have been published in a variety of dental journals. At the same time, he actively searches for opportunities to expand his knowledge and to learn from others.