NYU takes on the Oravan for Mini-Residency

The NYU School of Dentistry will be hosting their first annual Dental Sleep Medicine Continuum. The program, led by nationally recognized experts in the field, will offer practicing dentists hands-on experience with Oral Appliance Therapy to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea. OravanOSA is proud to be chosen as the dorsal provider for the program's participants. In conjunction with Apex Dental Sleep Lab, dentists will learn about the advantages of the Oravan devices through the fitting and delivery sessions. The course is a 3 session, 6 day program beginning in July of this year. OravanOSA continues to share its devices with top universities across the country. 

Oravan featured at the top US Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency

Today, OravanOSA and Apex Dental Sleep Lab announced that its Dorsal device, Oravan, will be featured at the 2018 University of North Carolina Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency Program. The program consists of three, weekend sessions of lectures from nationally recognized experts and hands-on clinical exercises to prepare each participant in evaluating and delivering customized oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. The course directors include Dr. Gregory Essick, Dr. Terry R. Bennett, and Dr. Mayoor Patel.

"We are very excited to be chosen as the Dorsal provider for this program. Being able to walk through each participant from the taking of impressions to delivery to follow up is incredibly effective," Daniel Stein of OravanOSA said.

Apex president, Sonnie Bocala, will be in attendance with Daniel Stein, leading the effort in manufacturing the Oravan's for the program's participants. 

OravanOSA joins forces with Apex Dental Sleep Lab

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OravanOSA (Oravan) has partnered with Apex Dental Sleep Lab (Apex) in the production of the Oravan line of sleep devices. Apex has gained the reputation as a leading dental sleep manufacturer in the United States for its highest quality and workmanship. Daniel Stein, CEO of OravanOSA said, "I couldn't be more excited about this partnership. Apex has become our go-to producer. The quality is second-to-none and the personal customer service allows our clients to succeed." As oral appliance therapy continues to grow as a leading form of therapy for sleep apnea, Oravan and Apex look forward to helping more and more patients get the sleep they deserve. 

OravanOSA Featured in Summer Issue of Dental Sleep Practice Magazine

The Oravan and Oravan Herbst sleep apnea devices by OravanOSA encourage natural protrusion of the tongue, maximum patient comfort and less clinical chair time at the fitting session.

Ivan Stein, DDS, a NJ based dental sleep practitioner, is the proud inventor of the Oravan and Oravan Herbst. “After many years of practicing sleep medicine, I was frustrated with the lack of comfort my patients were facing with other appliances as well as the amount of extra chair time having to refit and adjust them,” said Stein. He has incorporated the Oravan and Oravan Herbst devices in his practice and is astounded by the results...

OravanOSA Enters into Licensing Arrangement with Johns Dental Laboratories

On May 17th, OravanOSA announced that Johns Dental Laboratories, a dental sleep manufacturer based in Indiana, is licensed to fabricate the Oravan and Oravan Herbst sleep devices. Johns Dental is a full service laboratory with 75+ years of experience specializing in orthodontics, sleep apnea, TMD and more. Their team is at the forefront of oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea and has built an impressive reputation in providing the highest quality products and customer service. OravanOSA is excited to be working with Johns Dental in sharing the Oravan dream with more patients. 

OravanOSA Launches Oravan Herbst

OravanOSA introduced the Oravan Herbst at the 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting in New York City. Oravan Herbst is Medicare PDAC approved and FDA-cleared to treat obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. The company states that the Herbst has a truly open anterior design, encouraging natural protrusion of the tongue, maximum patient comfort, and no interference with anterior dental cosmetic work. The telescopic arms connecting the upper and lower components allow for easy lateral and vertical movement, which is particularly beneficial for those patients that grind or brux their teeth while sleeping.

Daniel Stein, co-founder and CEO of OravanOSA, says in a release: “We are very happy to announce the introduction of the Oravan Herbst. This is a very important step for our company and our clients. Now, Medicare patients can experience the difference with our unique open anterior design and get the sleep they deserve.”

OravanOSA currently fabricates the Oravan (dorsal fin) and Oravan Herbst appliances.

Oravan Sleep Apnea Device Gains Traction in Sleep Industry

With the recent buzz surrounding the dangers of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the growing number of individuals who remain undiagnosed, treatment options for patients are becoming more prevalent than ever before. As millions of Americans continue to shy away from traditional CPAP therapy due to its overall lack of comfort and highly invasive nature, oral appliances provided by dentists are gaining extreme popularity.

Mandibular Advancement Devices (MADs) move the lower jaw forward further opening the upper airway to allow for easy breathing. Of the many MADs on the market today, the Oravan device, manufactured by OravanOSA, has captured the attention of many in the sleep industry. Last week, Sleep Review Magazine introduced the device to its readers as an FDA cleared and patented dorsal fin appliance for treating mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. It's the only device on the market with a true open anterior design featuring no anterior coverage, promoting extremely high patient compliance rates. The company also recently redesigned the fins of the device to make them less bulky, maximizing comfort levels for the patient...

Oravan Dental Device for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The Oravan is an FDA-cleared and patented dorsal fin appliance with a true open anterior design. It is cleared for treating mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring. Its sleek design features no anterior coverage and less bulk, the manufucturer says, promoting extremely high patient compliance rates while effectively treating snoring and OSA. It is manufactured by OravanOSA.

Millburn Doctors Work on Hidden Dangers

The derailment of a commuter train in the Bronx last year that killed four people highlighted the dangers of sleep apnea.

Dr. Ivan Stein, director of the New Jersey Snoring Solutions in West Orange, noted a National Transportation Safety Board report released last week states the engineer, who claimed to be "dazed" prior to the accident, suffered from "severe obstructive sleep apnea," which can make a person chronically sleepy,

"With sleep apnea," Stein told The Item, "you fall asleep, you stop breathing and your body is struggling to keep breathing..."