Dr. Wilcox, Shelley and Joyce were in Chicago last week for advanced training in the care of patients with snoring and sleep apnea. Dr. Ira Shapiro, who is a pioneer in the treatment of sleep apnea with dental applicances presented a fantastic seminar. He is the founder of the www.ihatecpap.com website and speaks and publishes about sleep apnea extensively. We visited a sleep lab along with a lecture from one of the top sleep physicians in the country. If you are looking for a Glendale or Phoenix sleep apnea dentist or would like more information regarding snoring and sleep apnea visit www.DesertSmiles.com or call 602-978-1790 for a consultation. Your life may depend upon it. The National Commission on Sleep Disorder Research concluded that there is a 36% decrease in survival over eight years in untreated patients with moderate sleep apnea.