Dave Singh, DMD, PhD, DDSc has been selected to be the 2019 recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Association’s Healthy Living Award. Dr. Singh has been chosen based upon his cutting-edge research in Pneumopedics and Craniofacial Epigenetics and the creation of the DNA Appliance. Through his leadership as the President and Chief Medical Officer of Vivos Therapeutics, Dr. Singh is fundamentally transforming the breathing wellness industry and providing the possibility of healthy lives for millions living with illness, pain and disability.
Dr. Singh is a US citizen who was born, educated and trained in England, UK. He holds three doctorates, including Doctor of Dental Medicine; a Ph.D. in Craniofacial Development, and a D.D.Sc. in Orthodontics. He was invited to relocate to the Center for Craniofacial Disorders, USA where he led a NIH-funded program of craniofacial/cleft lip and palate research. Currently, he is a Board Member of the American Sleep and Breathing Association, a member of the World Sleep Federation, an Academic Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists, and Fellow of the International Association for Orthodontics, where he was awarded prizes in 2005, 2013 and 2014. Dr. Singh has published over 200 articles and books in the peer-reviewed medical, dental and orthodontic literature, and has lectured in Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa and North America.
Millions of people of all ages suffer from conditions described in the medical literature as maxillary hypoplasia and/or mandibular retrognathia/retrusion. This all too common a condition, where the upper and lower jaws do not fully develop and often results in a compromised upper airway. Individuals who suffer from these conditions may develop sleep disordered breathing, including obstructive sleep apnea or, causing them to periodically stop breathing during sleep. Vivos is investing in ongoing clinical research and clinical trials to expand its existing portfolio of therapeutic-grade biomimetic oral appliances for the treatment of midfacial hypoplasia and/or mandibular retrognathia/retrusion. ~ Vivos