Virtual AWAKE Support Group for Sleep Apnea Patients (Saint Barnabas)

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The Center for Sleep Disorders at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers a support group for people who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and are using a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine to treat their condition. The informal group also provides an opportunity for sleep apnea patients to discuss their CPAP experience.

September's meeting will be held virtually and feature guest speaker, John A. Carollo, DMD, D-ABDSM, D-ASBA, who will address “Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, an Alternative and/or Compliment to CPAP Therapy.” Dr. Carollo's bio follows below.


  • Pre-registration is required online or by calling 888-724-7123.
  • Prior to the event, a link and phone number to login to this GoToMeeting will be sent to the email you register with.
  • You will need to have an email address to access the invite to join the meeting and internet access to attend via GoToMeeting.
  • Alternatively, you may call in by phone to listen to the presentation.
  • By joining the meeting you consent to being a part of the virtual support group with audio and video capabilities.

Biography: John A. Carollo, DMD, D-ABDSM, D-ASBA

Dr. John Carollo received his dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, (now Rutgers Dental School), and is a Member of the Academy of General Dentistry, The American Dental Association, The Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Carollo is a Diplomate in The American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and The American Sleep Breathing Academy. Dr. Carollo is a National and International Speaker for Sleep Group Solutions, ProSomnus, Panthera Dental, Straumann Implants, Neoss Implants and Nobel Biocare Implants.

He has presented extensively on the subjects of Dental Sleep Medicine, Oral Appliance Selection, Overcoming Obstacles in Your Dental Sleep Medicine Practice, Dental Sleep Medicine Complex Cases and Their Solutions, 3D and Milled Oral Appliances, Fabricating Dental Sleep Appliances Over Orthodontic Retainers. For Dental Implants, Dr. Carollo has Presented on; Avoiding Complications and Pitfalls in Implant Dentistry from Single Teeth to Full Mouth Restorations, All-on-4™; (Lecture and Hands-On), Contemporary Implant Esthetics, Full Mouth Implant Restorative Considerations and Treatment Planning for Dental Implant Cases.

Currently, Dr. Carollo is presenting on Dental Sleep Medicine, (DSM), (Sleep Apnea Therapy), Using Eccovision Technology and Incorporating Dental Sleep into Your Dental Practice. Additionally, he is presenting on Immediate Loading and Immediate Function of Dental Implants, Full Arch Implant Therapy: Assessment for Surgical and Restorative Options, the “All-on-4™” Technique and “Teeth-in-a-Day™”. He has authored articles on Dental Sleep Medicine, Case Acceptance, The EccoVision System, the NobelBiocare & Straumann Implant Systems All-Ceram Bridges, and Dental Digital Photography.

Dr. Carollo teaches hands-on programs in Dental Sleep Medicine and Dental Implants. Some of his hands-on programs are Incorporating DSM into Your Dental Practice, Airway Titration for Dental Oral Sleep Appliances, Effective Case Presentations, Teeth-in-a-Day, (All-on-4™), Dental Digital Photography, Laboratory Communication, Patient Education, Treatment Planning, Increasing Case Acceptance and Contemporary Implant Perspectives.

Dr. Carollo is a 2020 New Jersey Top Dentist as Selected by his peers. Additionally; Dr. Carollo is the Team Dentist for the New York Jets of the National Football League. Dr. Carollo maintains a full time General/Restorative and Dental Sleep Practice in Florham Park, New Jersey.