#The Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatment Center in Gurnee, Illinois seeks to offer the most appropriate sleep apnea treatments to all our patients in the Chicago metro area.  We evaluate and diagnose your symptoms of sleep apnea to custom-design a treatment package that will reduce your sleeping difficulties and help you enjoy a long healthy life with restful nights of sleep.  Uninterrupted sleep is crucial to your quality of life and continued physical and mental good health. 

Without a night of restful sleep, you cannot operate at full capacity.  You may suffer fatigue, memory lapses, and an inability to focus. Our goal is to diagnose and treat your sleep apnea so that you can get the sleep you need to meet the pressures of your demanding life.

When you come to the Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatment Center, we treat you as a member of our own family, with personal attention and follow-through to make sure your treatment is the right one for you. We stay current with the latest findings in the fields of dentistry and sleep science, and we will apply all our knowledge until you are enjoying the full measure of restful, refreshing sleep that is everyone’s need and desire at the end of a busy day.

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Sleep apnea is defined as the cessation of breathing during sleep for at least 10 seconds, and at least 5 times in an hour.
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About Dr. Ira L. Shapira

Dr. Shapira received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loyola University Chicago, and is a graduate of the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Dr. Shapira is a fellow of the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics; a lecturer at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine; a diplomat of the Academy of Pain Management; and a former assistant professor of Rush Medical School Sleep Disorder Service. He is also a charter member of the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and a founding member of the Dental Organization for Sleep Apnea (DOSA).

Dr. Shapira is an affiliate of:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • International Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics
  • Academy of Computerized Dentistry of North American
  • International Academy of Oral Implantology
  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Equilibration Society
  • Academy of Craniofacial Pain

Dr. Shapira has special interests in TMJ disorders, research and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, anti-aging medicine, and stem cell research for the collection of non-embryonic stem cells for the treatment of chronic disease and life extension, as well as a host of other things.

If you would like to learn more about cosmetic dentistry or Dr. Shapira, please contact us to schedule an initial consultation.

Call us today at 1-8-NO-PAP-MASK