Why Choose Dental Sleep Services, LLC?
At South LA Dental Sleep Medicine, we believe in pushing the limits and boundaries. We believe in challenging the status quo. We believe in thinking differently. We’re challenging the status quo by creating OSA awareness in the community, and creating opportunities that allow more individuals to restore their health and quality of life, in spite of insurance limitations. With our local physicians’ help, we are increasing the number of people screened, and ultimately treated for OSA, while getting patients involved throughout the entire process for improved long term success.
Pedro J. Cuartas, DDS - Clinical Director of South LA Dental Sleep Medicine CEO, Dental Sleep Services
Dr. Cuartas was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. In 1996, he received is B.S. degree from Loyola University and graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2000. In addition to his general dental practice, he has also developed a special interest in sleep apnea, sleep breathing disorders, TMJ, orthodontics, and implant dentistry. He has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education courses and programs to further enhance his knowledge skill and ability to provide his patients with the best treatment available. He has been practicing comprehensive orthodontics for adults and children as a general dentist since 2001.
Dr. Cuartas began his professional involvement with Dental Sleep Medicine in 2007 and has recently formed Dental Sleep Services, LLC (DSS). He created DSS to help physicians incorporate proactive screening and home sleep testing (HST) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea into their practices. The company provides primary care physicians custom OSA screening forms, patient information on OSA, and resources that make it easy to provide HST directly to their eligible patients. DSS provides physicians with an efficient and comprehensive approach to screen, tests and get their patients treated for OSA with ongoing support, effective long term follow-up, compliance monitoring, and treatment success.
In his personal time, Dr. Pedro enjoys both of his passions – his family and aviation. He has been married for 16 years and has a 10 year old son. Dr. Cuartas is also a volunteer pilot for “Pilots for Patient”, a non-profit organization that flies cancer patients to and from M.D. Anderson in Houston, Texas.