Dr. Shouresh Charkhandeh received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree and Bachelor of Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta, Canada. He also earned fellowships from the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He then furthered his education and training by completing a Research Fellowship in the area of “Sleep and Dental Sleep Medicine” at the University of Antwerp Hospital (UZA), in Antwerp, Belgium, where he is also currently working on his PhD project.
As a well-known and passionate educator, researcher and innovator in dental sleep medicine, Dr. Charkhandeh has lectured all over the world and is actively involved in clinical research in Dental Sleep Medicine, focused on developing new technologies to improve treatment outcome predictability and patient selection in Oral Appliance Therapy for patients with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) and improving clinical workflow efficiencies, utilising different digital technologies.
He is the founder and director of the Alberta Dental Sleep Medicine Study Club and the Clinical Director at The Snore Centre in Canada. He is also the Chief Dental Officer at Zephyr Sleep Technologies, the developer of “MATRxTM” Technology. A major advocate for the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to Dental Sleep Medicine which focuses on the collaboration of Sleep Physicians, Sleep Dentists and other healthcare professionals, he has been treating OSA patients for over a decade and has helped educate thousands of dentists around the world in Dental Sleep Medicine.