Snoring Isn’t Sexy Member Dr. Michael Simmons Named Guest Editor of CDA Journal, Feb. 2012 Issue on “Sleep Disordered Breathing”

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Snoring Isn't Sexy is pleased to announce that member Michael Simmons, DMD whose dental practices are located in Tarzana and Palmdale CA was named Guest Editor of the California Dental Association’s Journal, February 2012 Issue on Sleep Disordered Breathing. Dr. Simmons not only served as Editor for this issue but also lead authored several articles.

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Michael Simmons, DMD was named Guest Editor of the California Dental Association’s Journal, February 2012 Issue on Sleep Disordered Breathing.

Snoring Isn't Sexy is pleased to announce that member Michael Simmons, DMD whose dental practices are located in Tarzana and Palmdale CA was named Guest Editor of the California Dental Association’s Journal, February 2012 Issue on Sleep Disordered Breathing. Dr. Simmons not only served as Editor for this issue but also lead authored several articles.

The California Dental Association’s Journal is an award-winning monthly, peer-reviewed scientific publication designed to keep California’s dentists up-to-date about scientific advances. The February 2012 issue focused on the topic of sleep disordered breathing and reaches about 25,000 of California’s dentists. Dr. Simmons also educates on this topic at the dental schools at UCLA and USC.

Articles included:

  •     "Dental Sleep Medicine" - An introduction to the Issue
  •     "Somnology 101: A primer on sleep disorders, their impact on society and a role for dentistry"
  •     "Medical Consequences and associations with untreated sleep-related breathing disorders and outcomes of treatments
  •     "Past present and future use of oral appliance therapies in sleep-related breathing disorders"
  •     "Neurology of sleep and sleep-related breathing disorders and their relationships to sleep bruxism"
  •     "Dentistry-based approaches to sleep-disordered breathing, algorithms and multidisciplinary perspectives"

Dr. Simmons authored the introduction to the issue and the “Somnology 101” article and co-authored “Dentistry-based approaches to sleep-disordered breathing, algorithms and multidisciplinary perspectives" with Roy Artal MD, Miguel A. Burch MD, Richard P. Cain MD, Ruwanthi Campano MD MS, Hary G. Cohen MD, Christopher A. Mann PhD, Todd Morgan DMD, Judith A. Owens MD MPH, Andrew Pullinger DDS MSc, Robert Relle DDS, John M. Roesler MD, John Sotos MD, John Yagiela DDS PhD, Ronald B.Ziman MD, and Jerald H. Simmons MD.

Other authors included:

"Medical Consequences and associations with untreated sleep-related breathing disorders and outcomes of treatments" by Daniel NormanMD, Paul B. Haberman MD, and Edwin Valladares MS.

"Past present and future use of oral appliance therapies in sleep-related breathing disorders" by Robert R. Rogers DMD DABDSM

"Neurology of sleep and sleep-related breathing disorders and their relationships to sleep bruxism" by Jerald H. Simmons MD

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 or our dedicated Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/findsleepapneadentist.

Contact Dr. Michael Simmons at http://drmichaelsimmons.com
18386 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone: (818) 300-0070

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