David B. Schwartz, DDS

Diplomate – American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Portrait of Dr. David Schwartz

Dr. David Schwartz has been a practicing dentist in Skokie since 1988.  In 2021, he joined the team at Dental Professionals and is now seeing patients at both the Chicago and Skokie offices.

In addition to practicing general dentistry, Dr. Schwartz is regarded as one of the nation’s foremost experts on dental sleep medicine, which is the use of oral appliances to treat patients with sleep apnea He is one of only 250 dentists in the country to be awarded the designation of Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. A thought leader in the field, he is a sought-after lecturer on oral appliances and dental sleep.

Dr. Schwartz is also currently serving as the President of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM).  As a pioneer in the field, he now leads the preeminent organization dedicated to this type of patient care—working to educate other doctors and dentists on best practices as well as direct future research.

Education and Designations

  • D.D.S. – University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry
  • B.S. Dentistry – University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry
  • B.A. Biology – Indiana University
  • Diplomate – American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • National Sleep Foundation
  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Sleep Foundation

Publications

“Eenie, Meenie Minie, Moe: Selecting an Appropriate Appliance for your Patients,” Dental Sleep Practice – Summer of 2015

“Sleep Medicine Care under One Roof: A Proposed Model for Integrating Dentistry and Medicine” Sunil Sharma MD, Greg Essick DDS, Ph.D., David Schwartz DDS, and Amy J. Aronsky DO – Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2013

The Team Approach to Esthetics in Endosseous Root Form Single Crown Restorations – Post Graduate Series Dental Learning Systems Volume 1, Number 1

Presentations

ADA – Annual Meeting 2015 – “Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine”

North Suburban Branch CDS – “Intro to Dental Sleep in a General Dental Practice” – 2014

Board Review Course AADSM 2013-2014

Chicago Academy of Dental Research-2013-“Dental Sleep Medicine Introductory Course”

Michigan Avenue Study Club 2013 – “A Review of Dental Sleep Medicine”

Sleep Review Magazine – Featured Dental Sleep Expert for 2012

Somnomed Elite Academy Lecture – Dallas Texas, June 2012

Somnomed Academy, Orlando FL, March 2012 – Introductory Course on Integrating Dental Sleep into a General Dental Office

Somnomed Academy, New York, New York, Greater New York Dental Meeting, November 2011 Introductory and Advanced Courses on Dental Sleep Medicine

Somnomed Academy – Chicago Illinois August 2011 – Introductory Course “Incorporating Dental Sleep into your General Dental Practice”

Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine – 2011 Advanced Course-

“Dental Sleep Medicine, Its role in an existing sleep center’s protocol.”

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting 2011 – Incorporating Dental Sleep Medicine Into Your Practice

LVI Chicago Study Club – Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine – Spring 2009

North Shore Periodontics Study Club – Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine – October 2008

Northwest Indiana Dental Society – A Review Of Dental Sleep Medicine – Spring 2008

Itamar Medical – Chicago Introductory Course – A review in Dental Sleep Medicine and Integrating Ambulatory Polysomnography (Watch-Pat) into general dental practice. Summer 2008

Northshore Hospital AWAKE – Review of Oral Appliances for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Spring 2008

Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine annual meeting – Marketing the Dental Sleep Medicine Practice Using the Somnomed MAS – June 2007

The Somnomed MAS a new Mandibular advancement device for the treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Presentation to the Orthodontic Association of America – 2006

Titration of Oral Appliances – The technical side of adjustments during Polysomnography – May 2010

Robert Mathys Foundation – HaTi Dental Implant System General lecture series 1993-1997

The Team Approach to Esthetics in Endosseous Root Form Single Crown Restorations –Post Graduate Series Dental Learning Systems Volume 1, Number 1, 1993