Dennis R. Bailey, DDS, FAAOP, D-ABDSM

" Representing Ohio General Dentists "

Dennis R. Bailey, DDS, FAAOP, D-ABDSM

Dr. Bailey is a general dentist with a practice limited to the management of Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (Snoring and Sleep Apnea) utilizing oral appliances as well as Temporomandibular Disorders, Orofacial Pain and related headaches. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He is a past president of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (1998-1999), is the founder and past-chair of the Oral Appliance Section and served on the Standards of Practice Committee for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He frequently lectures both in the US and internationally and has authored numerous articles and chapters on the topic of Sleep Medicine and on the use of Oral Appliances by the dentist for the management of snoring and sleep apnea. In October of 2001, he co-edited the Dental Clinics of North America entitled “Sleep Disorders: Dentistry’ Role”.

He is currently a visiting lecturer in the Orofacial Pain Program at UCLA School of Dentistry and is the Director of the Mini-Residency in Sleep Medicine for the Dentist. In December2010 the textbook he and Dr. Attanasio authored entitled “Dental Management of Sleep Disorders” was released and is available from Wiley-Blackwell. In addition he was the guest editor for “Dentistry’s Role in Sleep Medicine”, March 2010 edition, in the Sleep Medicine Clinics. In April of 2012 a Dental Clinics of North America text was published that Drs. Bailey and Attanasio co-edited entitled “Sleep Medicine for Dentistry”. Dr. Bailey is currently the Past-President (2013-2014) of the Colorado Sleep Society and was the chair for the Sleep Medicine Committee for the American Academy of Orofacial Pain from 2012 to April of 2016. He has Diplomate status in the American Board of Orofacial Pain and in the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.