The ApneaGuard Protocol (CLOUD) By: Dr. John Viviano & Dan Levendowski - Updated April 19, 2021
This program reviews the ApneaGuard protocol and the clinical benefits of using it in your Dental Sleep Medicine Practice
Daniel Levendowski, President and Co-Founder of Advanced Brain Monitoring has over 30 years of experience managing clinical research and developing and commercializing new technologies. He is co-inventor of 22 patented and 4 patent-pending technologies and PI for grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health, that provided more than $8 million of research funds to ABM. His contributions in development and validation of the ARES home sleep test, a technology now used on over 1 mm patients worldwide, influenced the Center for Medicare Services and United Healthcare’s coverage decision for the reimbursement of home sleep testing. His capabilities in commercializing new medical products, through the development of novel algorithms, conducting clinical trials and publishing the finding, have resulted in the successfully commercialization of numerous sleep medicine technologies, including the Sleep Profiler, Night Shift, Apnea Guard. In 2019, Mr. Levendowski was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award and two Clinical Research Awards by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In 2017, he was the keynote speaker at the American Academy of Sleep Technologists. Early in his career, he has served as a Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded company and he has co-authored business plans which have raised over $3.2 million.
Dr. Viviano obtained his credentials from the University of Toronto in 1983. His clinic is limited to managing sleep-disordered breathing and sleep-related bruxism. He is a Credentialed Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and has lectured internationally, conducted original research, and authored original articles on the management of sleep-disordered breathing. His clinic is the first Canadian facility accredited by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and he is Clinical Director of the Sleep Disorders Dentistry Research and Learning Centre. Dr. Viviano also hosts the SleepDisordersDentistry LinkedIn Discussion Group and conducts dental sleep medicine CE programs for various levels of experience, including a 4-day mini residency. He can be reached at (905) 212-7732 or via sleepdisordersdentistry.com.
Disclosure: Dr. Viviano reports no disclosures.