Avi Weisfogel is the founder of and owner of Dental Sleep Masters. This is a sleep lab based clinic and seminar service that is based in New Jersey. Mr. Weisfogel previously worked as a dentist in the town of Old Bridge, New Jersey at his own practice called Old Bridge Dental Care. Dr. Weisfogel spent 15 years in dentistry before moving on to the sleep lab and sleep disorder business. While serving as a dentist in Old Bridge, Dr. Weisfogel received numerous awards and accolades from the community including best community dentist.
Mr. Weisfogel studied at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He completed his pre-med studies there by graduating with a bachelor of arts degree. Avi Weisfogel had a double major at Rutgers University in psychology and biology. With his pre-med studies commpleted, Avi Weisgfogel went on to study dentistry at the New York College of Dentistry in Manhattan, New York. He eventually completed a D.D.S. or doctorate of dental science program. Avi then became licensed to practice dentistry in the state of New Jersey.
Ideamensch had the opportunity of interviewing Dr. Avi Weisfogel about his business called Dental Sleep Masters. Below are some of the highlights from the interview.
The first question posed to Dr. Avi Weisfogel was how did he into the sleep disorder and sleep lab treatment business in the first place. Dr. Avi Weisfogel said that he always had a fascination for sleep medicine and the causes of sleep disorders. His study of psychology, biology and medicine also helped reveal the multiple facets behind sleep disorders.
Eventually, Avi Weisfogel decided to get out of dentistry and try to start a sleep medicine treatment lab. The business grew and Avi Weisfogel now teaches other physicians how to treat sleep related disorders such as sleep apnea through seminars that he conducts.
Dr. Weisfogel also works with physicians and medical groups to help bring about awareness of sleep illnesses which can very crippling. Disorders such as sleep apnea are often missed or not diagnosed says Avi Weisfogel. He noticed this as a dentist. Wanting to bring attention to this was another factor in why Avi started Dental Sleep Masters.