Sleep Bites with Dr Harry Ball

Expert Advice for Integrating Oral Appliance Therapy into Your Dental Practice with guest speaker Dr Sam Talpis

March 29, 2023 Dr Harry Ball Season 1 Episode 1
Sleep Bites with Dr Harry Ball
Expert Advice for Integrating Oral Appliance Therapy into Your Dental Practice with guest speaker Dr Sam Talpis
Show Notes

Welcome to Sleep Bites, Episode One, where we commence the series with an interview where Dr Harry Ball interviews Dr Sam Talpis, a highly experienced dentist in dental sleep medicine. Dr Talpis shares his expert insights on how dental professionals can integrate oral appliance therapy for snoring, sleep apnea, and bruxism into daily practice.

Discover the many benefits of incorporating dental sleep medicine into your practice and learn about its positive impact on your patient's health and well-being.

Dr Talpis also provides valuable tips on making oral appliance therapy a more enjoyable and fulfilling aspect of your dental practice.

As an esteemed expert in dental sleep medicine, Dr Talpis offers invaluable knowledge and insights that dental professionals of all levels will find useful. Don't miss out on this informative and engaging episode of Sleep Bites!



Dr Harry Ball is a dentist who left his general practice in Melbourne to work at the TMD clinic at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital. He started the SleepWise Clinic in 2005, which has treated over 16,000 patients with oral appliances for snoring, sleep apnea, and bruxism.

Dr Ball is passionate about education and has presented seminars for various associations and training programs, including the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Orthodontic Society, and the Australasian Sleep Association.

Dr Sam Talpis is a dentist who completed his Bachelor of Oral Health and Graduate Diploma of Dentistry in Queensland. He has a keen interest in dental sleep medicine and temporomandibular disorders. Dr Talpis has completed a Craniofacial pain clinical residency program at the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain in the USA, a Sleep Residency in San Diego, and has passed the examination for the Fellowship of Dental Sleep Medicine in Australia. 

Dr Talpis works closely with sleep physicians, ENT surgeons, and sleep psychologists to ensure his patients receive the best care for their sleep disorders. He believes improving your sleep quality can profoundly impact your overall health, well-being, and quality of life.


The team at 3D Sleep has been supporting dentists since 2001 in providing oral appliance therapy for snoring, sleep apnoea and bruxism.

Our team are experts in the field and covers the following three key areas for establishing a successful practice in dental sleep:

  1. Provision of the highest quality, state-of-the-art 3D printed nylon appliances.
  2. Practical and evidence-based training programs with the world’s leading practitioners, including one-on-one mentoring.
  3. A simple and effective method for diagnosing dental patients for sleep-disordered breathing

3D Sleep
5 Bond Street
South Yarra 3141
Melbourne Victoria Australia
1300 993 235