Latest News: apZme announces the strategic acquisition of Sleep Impressions, transforming dental sleep medicine billing and patient care.

APZME is a first-of-its-kind consulting and Dental Service Organization (DSO) for practices with a focus on the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Through proprietary practices, procedures and technology APZME member offices achieve tremendous clinical and financial success in the dental sleep medicine field.

Our executive team brings vast experience in DSO and sleep technology along with the country’s leading dental sleep clinicians.

Rani Ben-David: Chairman, Founder, CEO

Mr. Ben-David has been involved in the dental sleep industry for over 16 years. As Founder/CEO of Sleep Group Solutions he has helped over 17,000 dentists start sleep practices since 2005. Mr. Ben-David has served on boards of many security and technology companies as well as non-profits.

Dr. Kent Smith: Chief Dental Officer, Founder, President

Dr. Smith is the founding practitioner of Sleep Dallas and has helped more than 10,000 patients renew and preserve their health through effective sleep anea treatment for more than 25 years. Dr. Smith is double board certified in Dental Sleep Medicine and is the current President of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy.


Rochelle Latkanich: Chief Operating Officer

Rochelle brings more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry to the SGS / APZME leadership team. Throughout her career, she has held key executive leadership roles at several large healthcare organizations, including MedExpress, Concentra, HealthStat and Nova Medical Centers. Rochelle has deep operational expertise and has been responsible for the multi-site, multi-state operations of more than 290 centers and $250M in revenue.

Dr. Jeff Rodgers: Chief Clinical Officer, Founder

Dr. Rodgers is a board-certified expert in sleep as a Diplomat of both the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) and American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA). Dr. Rodgers has been helping patients sleep and breathe better at his practice in Dunwoody, GA for over 20 years. He is committed to raising awareness of sleep issues and oral appliance therapy as a treatment option for sleep apnea.

Victoria Medina-Dusch: Chief Financial Officer

Victoria is an accomplished Business Leader and CFO with extensive and diverse experience leading rapid growth start-up operations, restructuring, and business turnarounds for highly competitive and complex global operations.

John Nadeau: SGS President, Founder

Mr. Nadeau has been actively involved in the dental sleep medicine industry for over 20 years and has served as VP of Sleep Group Solutions since 2005. As VP of SGS Mr. Nadeau developed educational programs focused on dental practice systems and technology to ensure successful clinical and financial implementation of sleep apnea treatments in dental practices nationwide.

Dr Jeff Harrison: SGS Clinical Director

Dr. Jeffrey Harrison has a passion for utilizing today’s most advanced dental technologies helping him deliver the ultimate level of patient care. He graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1994, completed a General Practice Residency at St John’s Mercy Medical Center in his hometown of St Louis, MO and achieved Mastership Certification in laser assisted dentistry from the World Clinical Laser Institute in 2007. Dr Harrison serves his dental profession as a Key Opinion Leader, Educator, Professional Speaker, Influencer, Consultant and Clinician. He is the Founder and CEO of Colorado Laser Dentistry and Sleeping Giant Sleep Solutions.

Rebecca Layhe, SCC: SGS Director of Education

Rebecca Layhe is a Dental Sleep Medicine expert and has worked in the medical field for over 20 years. She has experience in dental and medical practice management, as well as in medical billing, coding, transcription, and is a medical language specialist.

Gregory Carnevale, MD MBA: Medical Director

Dr. Carnevale is an ENT physician board certified in Sleep Medicine with 20 years of experience in patient care as a Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer.

Mara Retzlaff COO: Sleep Impressions

Mara has years of experience in sleep medicine and healthcare technology. As COO of Sleep Impressions her focus is on medical network contracting and credentialing for in-network insurance billing for dental sleep medicine.

Jeff Scholtes COO: Millennium Sleep Lab

Jeff started and grew Millennium Sleep Lab to one of the largest direct-to-patient sleep testing services nationwide. MSL’s on-demand sleep MD telehealth provides diagnostic & appliance prescription services for the SGS / apZme network.

Dr. Gerald Botko: VA Healthcare Liaison

US Army retired Colonel Dr. Botko is the immediate past president of the Academy of General Dentistry and the former Chief of Dental Services for the Miami VA Healthcare System.

Cindy Acevedo: SGS Client Succes Manager

Cindy Acevedo is a dedicated advocate for enhancing lives through improved sleep health, sparked by her loved one’s journey with sleep apnea. With over 9 years of experience in the dental sleep medicine industry, Cindy possesses expertise in managing sleep protocols and enhancing organizational performance for DSM practices. Driven by her passion for sleep awareness, Cindy organizes impactful DSM events and actively participates in #SleepTV webinars on Sleep Group Solutions’ social channels, making her a recognizable figure at DSM conferences.