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9933 Lawler Ave #340a
Skokie, IL 60077

Meet Your Skokie Dentist

David B. Schwartz, DDS, Diplomate ABDSM

Dr. David B. Schwartz, DDS, has been a practicing dentist since 1988, and has been in sole practice since 1992.

In addition to practicing general dentistry, Dr. Schwartz is one of the nation’s foremost experts on dental sleep, the use of oral appliances to treat patients with sleep apnea. In that role, he is Dental Director with the Center for Sleep Medicine. He is one of only 250 dentists in the country to be awarded the designation of Diplomate of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and is also a frequent lecturer on dental sleep.

Education & Designations

  • DDS-University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • B.S. Dentistry -University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • B.A. Biology-Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana
  • American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine-Diplomate


  • Management of Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Disordered Breathing”. Rose D. Sheats, D.M.D1, Thomas G. Schell, D.M.D2, Alan O.Blanton, D.D.S3, Patricia M. Braga, D.D.S4, B. Gail Demko, D.M.D5, Leslie C. Dort, D.D.S6, Donald Farquhar, D.D.S7, Sheri G. Katz, D.D.S8, Jean-Francois Masse D.M.D9, Robert R. Rogers, D.M.D10, Steven C. Scherr, D.D.S11, David B. Schwartz, D.D.S12, Jamison Spencer, D.M.D, M.S13.
  • “Eenie, Meenie Minie, Moe: Selecting an Appropriate Appliance for your Patients”, Dental Sleep Practice -Summer of 2015
  • “Sleep Medicine Care under one Roof: A proposed Model for Integrating Dentistry and Medicine” Sunil Sharma MD, Greg Essick DDS, PhD, David Schwartz DDS and Amy J. Aronsky DO- Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2013
  • The Team Approach to Esthetics in Endosseous Root Form Single Crown Restorations-Post Graduate Series Dental Learning Systems Volume1,


  • ADA-Annual Meeting 2015 “Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine”
  • North Suburban Branch CDS- “Intro to Dental Sleep in a General Dental Practice”-2014
  • Board Review Course AADSM -2013-2014
  • Chicago Academy of Dental Research-2013-“Dental Sleep Medicine Introductory Course”
  • Michigan Avenue Study Club-2013- “A Review of Dental Sleep Medicine”
  • Sleep Review Magazine- Featured Dental Sleep Expert for 2012
  • Somnomed Elite Academy Lecture-Dallas Texas, June 2012
  • Somnomed Academy, Orlando FL, March 2012- Introductory Course on Integrating Dental Sleep into a General Dental Office
  • Somnomed Academy, New York, New York Greater New York Dental Meeting November 2011 Introductory and Advanced Courses on Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Somnomed Academy- Chicago Illinois August 2011 –Introductory Course “Incorporating Dental Sleep in to your General Dental Practice”
  • Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine-2011 Advanced Course-
  • “Dental Sleep Medicine, Its role in an Existing Sleep center’s protocol”.
  • Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting 2011-Incorporating Dental Sleep Medicine into your practice
  • LVI Chicago Study Club-Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine-Spring 2009
  • North Shore Periodontics Study Club -Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine-October 2008
  • Northwest Indiana Dental Society- A Review Of Dental Sleep Medicine-Spring 2008
  • Itamar Medical- Chicago Introductory Course- A review in Dental Sleep Medicine and Integrating Ambulatory Polysomnography (Watch-Pat) into general dental practice. Summer 2008
  • Northshore Hospital AWAKE- Review of Oral Appliances for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea- Spring 2008
  • Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine annual meeting-Marketing the Dental Sleep Medicine Practice Using the Somnomed MAS- June 2007
  • The Somnomed MAS a new Mandibular advancement device for the treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Presentation to the Orthodontic Association of America -2006
  • Titration of Oral Appliances- The technical side of adjustments during Polysomnography-May 2010
  • Robert Mathys Foundation-HaTi Dental Implant System General lecture series 1993-1997
  • The Team Approach to Esthetics in Endosseous Root Form Single Crown Restorations-Post Graduate Series Dental Learning Systems Volume1,Number1 1993


  • Indiana University Department of Genetics- Isolation of Plasmid DNA

Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
    • Director at Large
    • Professional Relations Committee
    • Insurance Reimbursement Committee
  • American Sleep Foundation
  • National Sleep Foundation
  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry