2022 Virtual Board Review Course Faculty

        Course Chair
Donald Dahlin, DDS received his dental degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He currently practices general dentistry and dental sleep medicine in Newport, VT. Dr. Dahlin has completed the Tufts Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency Program and the AADSM Mastery Program. He currently holds membership with the AADSM, AASM, ADA and Vermont State Dental Society.

Girish Bharwani, DDS is a graduate of New York University School of Dentistry, where he concentrated his studies in esthetic dentistry. After graduating, he began working in private practice in Chicago, and then moved to Houston where he specializes in TMD and oral facial pain, cosmetic, and comprehensive dentistry. Dr. Bharwani became a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine after completing the AADSM  Mastery Program and has also completed his mini-residency in TMD and Oral Facial Pain at UCLA. Dr. Bharwani is a firm believer in keeping up with the newest dental technologies and procedures. To better help him keep up with new knowledge, he maintains memberships in the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Oral Facial Pain.  

        Amy Schell, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of   Otolaryngology at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.  She carries a secondary appointment in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.  Amy received her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2008, where she also stayed to earn her M.D. in 2012.  She completed her Otolaryngology residency and Sleep Medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  Her academic interests include multidisciplinary care for the OSA patient, hypoglossal neurostimulation, non-apneic snoring, and the role of the nose in sleep-disordered breathing.  
        Shelley Shults, DDS, MSN-APRN is a quadruple board-certified general dentist, registered nurse, family nurse practitioner, and dental sleep medicine provider. She has accumulated 42 years of healthcare experience and entered DSM in 2008 after failing CPAP. She recognized the disconnect between disciplines with a need for evidence-based, patient-centric approach to OSA therapy. She focuses on dental sleep medicine where she integrates disciplines into her Powell, Ohio practice. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and currently serves as the DSM expert for the Ohio State Dental Board 

Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

Donald Dahlin, DDS: No potential conflicts of interest to disclose.
Girish Bharwani, DDS: No potential conflicts of interest to disclose.
Amy Schell, MD: Inspire Medical Systems- research support (ADHERE Database); Enhale Medical - Scientific Advisory Board consultant. The material presented in this lecture has no relationship with any of these potential conflicts.
Shelley Shults, DDS, MSN-APRN: No potential conflicts of interest to disclose. 


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