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  • Specializing in Functional Oral Appliances to Treat Patients with Sleep Apnea & Snoring


    How Can We Help?

    As dental professionals, we can help patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea, as well as those unable to wear a CPAP. A comfortable dental appliance repositions the lower jaw and tongue to a more forward position during sleep – maintaining an open airway. This will help to minimize/eliminate obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.

    Why Is Sleep So Important?

    Sleep is essential to our physical health and well-being. We sleep to restore our brain, to heal and repair, and to rest the body. Sleep deficiency is linked to depression, an increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke as well as a diminished quality of life.

    What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a treatable sleep related breathing disorder. During sleep, the musculature that supports the upper airway (as well as the soft palate and tongue) becomes more relaxed and the airway can collapse. The collapse of the airway can cause a person to snore, or in a more severe instance, can cause a person to stop breathing (apnea) many times during their sleep.


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    Meet the Doctors

    Dr. Andrew Cheong, D.D.S.


    Dr. Cheong is a native of Southern California. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Since 2013, Dr. Cheong has had a private office in Dinuba, California.

    Knowing that providing his patients with the most up-to-date treatment options, processes, and technologies is essential, Dr. Cheong actively pursues continuing education offerings. His professional interests include cad/cam digital dentistry, dental implantology, and sleep apnea.

    Dr. Cheong is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is excited to treat patients in a caring and thoughtful manner.

    Dr. Jack Ohanesian, D.D.S.


    Dr. Jack Ohanesian is a Fresno native who decided on a dental career path early on. He began a pre-dental undergraduate program at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. While at Pacific, he was a presidential academic scholar and was on the academic dean's list. From there he earned his doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2011.

    To further his training he was selected to complete a one-year residency program at Community Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ohanesian is dedicated to providing quality care and individualizing treatment plans for each patient's needs. He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Ohanesian is passionate about treating patients for snoring & sleep apnea.

    Dr. Mark A. Lowe, D.D.S.


    A native of Fresno, California, Dr. Lowe completed his pre-dental training at Stanford University, where he earned both a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He went on to the University of California at San Francisco to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery as well as completing his orthodontic residency.

    Dr. Lowe has over 25 years of clinical experience delivering quality orthodontics and creating beautiful smiles for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. Dr. Lowe has used functional dental appliances for over 25 years. These appliances are used for sleep apnea treatment.

    Dr. Lowe is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.


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