Dr. Steve Carstensen Joins SleepArchiTx Board
SleepArchiTx, the only 360° end-to-end dental sleep program, announced that Steve Carstensen, DDS, FAGD, D.ABDSM, has joined the SleepArchiTx Advisory Board. Dr. Carstensen, well-known as an expert in Dental Sleep Medicine, has been treating sleep apnea and snoring since 1998. He is co-founder of Premier Sleep, a private practice in Bellevue, WA, where he focuses exclusively on dental sleep therapy. He also directs sleep education at the Pankey Institute, is a guest lecturer on dental sleep at Spear Education, and lectures at the University of the Pacific and Louisiana State University Dental Schools.
“I am truly impressed with the comprehensive program that SleepArchiTx has created. I have not found another program that makes it so easy for practitioners to engage with the entire dental sleep process,” Dr. Carstensen stated. “With the ADA’s adoption of a policy on dental treatment of sleep related breathing disorders, now it is more important than ever to have services that can help practitioners with dental sleep,” he added. CEO Ms. Alice Limkakeng noted, “We are excited to have Dr. Carstensen on board. Our program will benefit greatly from his expertise as SleepArchiTx continues to bridge the medical and dental gap to enable dental practitioners nationwide to be successful with dental sleep medicine.”
Dr. Carstensen’s credentials include being a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He completed UCLA’s Mini-Residency in Sleep, has held several leadership positions at American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), was Chair of the 2010 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, works closely with the ADA on current sleep initiatives and is Editor-in-Chief of Dental Sleep Practice Magazine.