The challenge has been to convince the public that dentistry plays an important role in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea as well as its relationship to problems of the temporo-mandibular joint.
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2011
Snoring Isn't Sexy and Dr. Jack Cherin, a dentist in Virginia Beach, VA who practices dental sleep medicine and TMJ therapy, are pleased to report that Dr. Cherin has served on this Board for more than 15 years and has been re-elected for an additional term.
The mission statement of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP), located in Reston, VA, states “The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain is committed to the relief of craniofacial pain and dysfunction, and the advancement of research and study in this field.” Because of the relationship between the temporo-mandibular joint and sleep-breathing problems, the Academy has included education is dental sleep medicine for its members.
For more than 40 years Dr. Cherin has provided care and treatment for patients suffering from TMJ problems and craniofacial problems. Additionally, for more than 20 years, he has had a special interest in those patients suffering from snoring, sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing.
“The challenge has been,” said Dr. Cherin “to convince the public that dentistry plays an important role in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea as well as its relationship to problems of the temporo-mandibular joint.”
Dr. Cherin is a Fellow of the Academy of Craniofacial Pain, a Diplomate of the Board of the AACP and a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He also serves as editor of the newsletter of the AACP.
About Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC
Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC was founded in 2008 by Laurence I. Barsh, DMD, a dentist who has been involved with sleep medicine since 1992 and who now devotes full time to educating the public about dentistry's role and responsibility in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea. Dr. Barsh and the dentists associated with Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC feel strongly that management of sleep-breathing disorders is a shared responsibility of both the medical and dental professions.
Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC consists of independently owned and operated affiliated offices. Visit http://www.SnoringIsntSexy.com for a directory of all participating dentists.