I Hate CPAP.com reaches patients who are CPAP Intolerant.

The majority of patients diagnosed with sleep apnea are prescribed CPAP. The majority of patients do not tolerate CPAP treatment. WWW.ihatecpap.com brings hope to thousands of patients who have demonstrated CPAP intolerance. I HATE CPAP saves lives!
By: Ira L Shapira DDS,FICCMO, DABDSM, DAAPM
 
 
March 17, 2009 - PRLog -- Dr Ira Shapira formed I HATE CPAP LLC to help patient CPAP intolerant  find Sleep Apnea Dentists who offer comfortable CPAP Alternatives.  The site has become the premiere site for information about Dental Sleep Medicine for thousans of patients.  There are over 9000 unique visitors who visit http://www.ihatecpap.com every single month.  These patients spend a substantial amount of time on the site learning about oral appliances that are a comfortable alternative to CPAP.

Studies have shown that only 23-5% of patients actually use their CPAP machines on a regular basis.  Most of these patients are not aware that the majority of patients do not tolerate CPAP.  Dr Shapira created I HATE CPAP! LLC to provide help to these patients.  He also create a incredible marketing tool for dentists wishing to expand thCDr Shapira oes not Hate CPAP.  He believes it is an excellent treatment for patients who use it every night.  The name actually came from patients who over the past 30 years have expressed that sentiment repeatedly.

Dr Shapira has joined forces with Page 1 Solutions  the top company in medical SEO (search engine optimization) to create a site with thousands of first page results across the Web.  Hamilton Saunderson Advertising out of Seatle create marketing packages for dentists in the I HATE CPAP network.

Dr Shapira has been featured this year in Bottomline Personal and HME news the newspaper for companies that provide CPAP to patients.  LVI, The Las Vegas Institute is the premiere organization in post graduate dental continuing education and has begun teaching courses in Dental Sleep Medicine and many  of the  LVI Instructors have joined the program including Dr Kent Smith of Dallas, Texas who teaches the Dental Sleep Medicine course.

Dr Ira L Shapira is an author and section editor of Sleep and Health Journal, President of I HATE CPAP LLC, President Dato-TECH, and has a Dental Practice with his partner Dr Mark Amidei. He has recently formed Chicagoland Dental Sleep Medicine Associates. He is a Regent of ICCMO and its representative to the TMD Alliance, He was a founding and certified member of the Sleep Disorder Dental Society which became the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, A founding member of DOSA the Dental Organization for Sleep Apnea. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, A Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management, a graduate of LVI. He is a former assistant professor at Rush Medical School's Sleep Service where he worked with Dr Rosalind Cartwright who is a founder of Sleep Medicine and Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr Shapira is a consultant to numerous sleep centers and teaches courses in Dental Sleep Medicine in his office to doctors from around the U.S. He is the Founder of I HATE CPAP LLC and http://www.ihatecpap.com Dr Shapira also holds several patents on methods and devices for the prophylactic minimally invasive early removal of wisdom teeth and collection of bone marrow and stem cells. Dr Shapira is a licensed general dentist in Illinois and Wisconsin.


The I HATE CPAP website has become a phenomenon that is saving lives across the country. It has become a powerhouse because it speaks to the emotions patients feel when they cannot tolerate CPAP. Dr Shapira emphasizes that he does not HATE CPAP but that his site is there for patients who do not and will not use their CPAP. Oral appliances are more successful than surgery at treating CPAP but that does not mean they are a panacea. Dr Shapira emphasizes that for some patients CPAP is the best alternative, for others surgery is the best alternative but oral appliances are the first choice among patients given an option.

Additional information about Dental Sleep Medicine can be found at the following links to stories in Sleep and Health Journal:

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http://sleepandhealth.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=237&tid=22

http://sleepandhealth.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=280&tid=22

http://sleepandhealth.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=279&tid=22

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Dr Ira L Shapira is an author and section editor of Sleep and Health Journal, President of I HATE CPAP LLC, President Dato-TECH, and has a Dental Practice with his partner Dr Mark Amidei. He has recently formed Chicagoland Dental Sleep Medicine Associates. He is a Regent of ICCMO and its representative to the TMD Alliance, He was a founding and certified member of the Sleep Disorder Dental Society which became the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, A founding member of DOSA the Dental Organization for Sleep Apnea. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, A Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management, a graduate of LVI. He is a former assistant professor at Rush Medical School's Sleep Service. Dr Shapira is a consultant to numerous sleep centers and teaches courses in Dental Sleep Medicine in his office to doctors from around the U.S. He is the Founder of I HATE CPAP LLC and http://www.ihatecpap.com
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