Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) was founded by myself, the nation's top producer of dental sleep apnea devices, and NFL greats. As a state champion high school football coach, I initially approached Derek Kennard, a former NFL center and Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl champion, when we and other NFL greats were doing an educational football camp to train Pop Warner coaches at Arizona State University. I told Kennard he had the sleep apnea look - raccoon eyes - and that, together with his raspy voice,
One of the hottest trends in dentistry today is the treatment of sleep disorders, sleep-disordered breathing, or more specifically, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). I treat sleep disorders, and like many dentists, I am also a patient. Like most adults with OSA, my symptoms began in childhood but were undetected until I was 49 years old.