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Super Bowl Champion OJ Anderson Treated By Pro Player Health Alliance For Sleep Apnea With A Dental Device
Date:11/16/2013

Long Island, New York (PRWEB) November 16, 2013

Recently, Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) reached out to Super Bowl Champion OJ Anderson in a continuation of their national "Tackle Sleep Apnea" campaign to get as many players treated for the condition as possible. After taking a trip to the office of Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer at Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine, he was able to have a simple dental device known as the Sleep Herbst made for him by Gergen's Orthodontic Lab. OJ Anderson has mentioned he is excited to share the news of his treatment to his former teammates in the league in addition to the public at the next free PPHA awareness event in Long Island on December 5, 2013.

David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance, says, "Since launching the campaign, we have helped get over 160 former players treated and spread the word to more than 1,000 people in the general public throughout the nation." Each player has rallied behind Pro Player Health Alliance after their treatment using the phrase, "Getting treated for sleep apnea has changed my life" as the most common way to describe the experience.

Pro Player Health Alliance will be working with the Living Heart Foundation (LHF) and Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine to screen players prior to the public event, where players will go through a series of stations and data will be collected for the LHF NFL HOPE Program study, founded by Dr. Archie Roberts. As a fun twist, Pro Player Health Alliance holds a free raffle at the end of the night for registered attendees that include prizes signed by the players.

Event Details

Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Date: December 5, 2013
Location: Long Island Mariott
101 James Doolittle Blvd.,
Uniondale, NY 11553

To learn more about Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer, visit http://www.longislandsmile.com/.
Follow them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/proplayerhealthalliance.

About David Gergen

David Gergen, CDT and President of Pro Player Health Alliance, has been a nationally respected dental lab technician for over 25 years. He received the award for “The Finest Orthodontic Technician in the Country” given by Columbus Dental in 1986. He also has been appointed chair of the dental wing of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy a national interdisciplinary academy dedicated to sleep training and education with over 60,000 members. He has worked for some of the pioneers in the orthodontic and sleep dentistry fields. One of his proudest achievements is receiving The National Leadership award for Arizona Small Businessman of the Year in 2004.

About Pro Player Health Alliance

The Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) is an organization dedicated to helping former NFL players, through providing testing and treatment options for those who suffer from sleep apnea. In addition, the PPHA is dedicated to integrating education and raising sleep apnea awareness, in a fun and memorable way. In addition to the campaign, the PPHA is dedicated to testing and getting people who suffer from sleep apnea treated. The PPHA was created by David Gergen, President of Gergen’s Orthodontic Lab and Former NFL legends.

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