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About Dr. Chiarina Iregui, DDS, DABDSM

Dental Sleep Medicine in Pennsylvania

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About Dr. Chiarina Iregui, DDS, DABDSM

Dental Sleep Medicine

11676 Perry Highway
Building III, Suite 3201
Wexford, PA  15090
P:  (724)935-6670
F:  (724)935-6758

Dr. Chiarina Iregui
is an experienced sleep dentist who sees patients at Pittsburgh Dental Sleep Medicine's locations in Wexford and McMurray, Pennsylvania.  

Dr. Iregui graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School in 1992 and completed a one-year general dentistry residency at Denver General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Her residency focused on oral surgery, trauma, and dental care of medically compromised patients. 

After completing her residency, Dr. Iregui practiced general dentistry full-time from 1993-1998. During that time, she also joined the part-time faculty in operative dentistry at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine.

In 1998, Dr. Iregui became the Director of the two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine while maintaining her general practice one day a week. She took the program through the accreditation process and wrote articles on restorative dentistry techniques.

In 1998, Dr. Iregui and her family relocated from St. Louis, Missouri, to Gig Harbor, Washington. Although Dr. Iregui decided to stay home with her children, she continued to attend dental education courses to maintain her dental license. It was during a day-long course on sleep apnea and oral appliance therapy that her passion for dental sleep apnea therapy was sparked. 

In 2013, she opened a practice solely geared toward treating those with obstructive sleep apnea. After fulfilling her prerequisites, passing a board exam, and presenting 20 clinical cases of patients she treated using oral appliance therapy, Dr. Iregui was granted the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine in 2017.

In 2021, Dr. Iregui relocate to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her parents are from Youngstown, Ohio, and she has a large extended family who still resides in this area. It was the Covid pandemic that made her realize she longed to be closer to relatives she grew up with. Dr. Iregui feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to join Dr. Rogers and Pittsburgh Dental Sleep Medicine while being close to family.

Dr. Iregui is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania. She is also a member of the Spencer Study Club, which focuses on the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and temporomandibular joint disorders. She collaborates with the Spencer Study Club Business Elite group; a group of 22 dentists from around the country who focus on expanding awareness, diagnosis, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

View Dr. Chiarina Iregui's as guest speaker for BREATH PA Sleep Group's recorded Zoom presentation:  "How lifestyle medicine can positively affect your sleep." 

The topic of discussion is Obstructive Sleep Apnea signs, symptoms, and comorbidities that are associated with untreated OSA. Dr Iregui reviews the treatment through Controlled Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) vs. Oral Appliance Therapy. Click on photo to view: