Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine Ending the Year Hosting a Sleep Apnea Awareness Event With Pro Player Health Alliance and NFL Greats

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After a successful year in sleep apnea awareness and treatment, Pro Player Health Alliance will be teaming up with Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer of Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine to end the year with what is expected to be the largest event to-date.

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Dr. Neil Seltzer and Dr. Jeffrey Rein

After a successful year in sleep apnea awareness and treatment, Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) will be teaming up with Dr. Jeffrey Rein and Dr. Neal Seltzer of Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine to end the year with what is expected to be the largest event to-date. PPHA calls these events "Tackling Sleep Apnea," which are intended to raise awareness in the public about the deadly sleep disorder known as sleep apnea with testimonials from NFL greats. Due to their many years of experience, exceptional quality in treatment and attention to detail, Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer will also be screening players at the Super Bowl Symposium 2014 in New York.

The idea behind the campaign is to get as many former professional athletes treated as possible through Pro Player Health Alliance, then those players partner with sleep specialists across the country to hold free public events. David Gergen, President of PPHA, say, "Since launching the campaign, we have helped get over 160 former players treated and spread the word to more than 1,000 people in the general public throughout the nation."

The PPHA events are perfect for individuals who want to learn more about sleep apnea, alternative treatment options to CPAP such as the oral appliance known as the Sleep Herbst and to hear genuine stories from American heroes who have experienced the same complications. Where else would you go to meet NFL greats and learn about sleep apnea from experts in the industry for free? As a fun twist, Pro Player Health Alliance holds a free raffle for registered attendees that include prizes signed by the players.

Register for the event at http://www.proplayersleep.com/events.

Event Details

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Date: December 5, 2013
Location: Long Island Mariott
101 James Doolittle Blvd.,
Uniondale, NY 11553

To learn more about Pro Player Health Alliance, visit http://www.proplayersleep.com.
To learn more about Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer, visit http://www.longislandsmile.com/.
Follow them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/proplayerhealthalliance.

About David Gergen

David Gergen, CDT and President of Pro Player Health Alliance, has been a nationally respected dental lab technician for over 25 years. He received the award for “The Finest Orthodontic Technician in the Country” given by Columbus Dental in 1986. He also has been appointed chair of the dental wing of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy a national interdisciplinary academy dedicated to sleep training and education with over 60,000 members. He has worked for some of the pioneers in the orthodontic and sleep dentistry fields. One of his proudest achievements is receiving The National Leadership award for Arizona Small Businessman of the Year in 2004.

About Dr. Rein

Dr. Jeffrey S. Rein received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1982. Dr. Rein also continued his academic affiliations and served on the faculty at New York University College of Dentistry in both the Katherine S. Milbank Special Patient Care Clinic and the Department of Oral Medicine. He has served as a distinguished committee member in the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. As a member, he actively worked to develop Insurance Reimbursement Guidelines and contributes to manuals used by dental professionals across the nation. With 20 years of clinical experience in Oral Appliance therapy, his expertise has enabled him to help hundreds of patients over the years.

About Dr. Seltzer

Dr. Neal Seltzer received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1982. He is one of the first dentists in the NYC area to treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea & snoring with oral appliances. He has served as a consultant for several area hospital based sleep centers and dozens of private sleep centers over the past 20 years. Utilizing state of the art technology and experience, he is dedicated to helping patients breath better at night and improve their overall quality of sleep.

About Pro Player Health Alliance

The Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) is an organization dedicated to helping former NFL players, through providing testing and treatment options for those who suffer from sleep apnea. In addition, the PPHA is dedicated to integrating education and raising sleep apnea awareness, in a fun and memorable way. In addition to the campaign, the PPHA is dedicated to testing and getting people who suffer from sleep apnea treated. The PPHA was created by David Gergen, President of Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab and Former NFL legends.

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