apZme, a dental sleep organization and management services organization for sleep apnea and dental sleep medicine practices, has appointed Kent Smith, D-ABDSM, ASBA, as its new president.

Kent Smith, D-ABDSM, ASBA

Smith has spent over 20 years in dental sleep medicine. He is clinician, educator, and thought leader, recognized for his dedication to improving the lives of patients with sleep apnea, according to a release from apZme.

Throughout his career, Smith has held numerous leadership positions in the dental sleep medicine field. He served as the president of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and is a current diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and also a founding member of apZme.

“We are incredibly excited to appoint Dr Smith as President,” says Rochelle Latkanich, COO of apZme, in a release. “His depth of knowledge, passion for the field, and proven leadership skills make him the perfect person to guide apZme as we continue to grow and support sleep apnea and dental sleep medicine practices across the country.”

Smith’s leadership will be instrumental in further expanding apZme’s reach and impact, helping more practices deliver high-quality care to patients with sleep apnea, according to a release from the company.

“I am honored to join apZme and have the opportunity to work alongside such a dedicated team,” says Smith in a release. “I am passionate about dental sleep medicine and its potential to transform the lives of millions of people suffering from sleep apnea. I am confident that, together, we can make a significant impact on the field and improve the health and well-being of countless patients.”

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