Andrea Ho-Fatt Wang, DDS
Markham Sleep Therapy Dentist
Dr. Andrea Ho-Fatt Wang graduated from dental school at the University of Western Ontario in 2001. In 2003 she opened a joint medical dental office with her husband Dr. Jeffry Wang, a family physician. Over the years she has taken an extensive amount of continuing education in many different areas of dentistry. She has her soft tissue Laser certification and also her office has a facility permit to do Oral Moderate Sedation for nervous patients. Dr. Ho-Fatt Wang is a General Dentist with a special interest in Orthodontics and has been treating her patients with removable retainers, fixed braces and Invisalign for over 10 years.
Dr. Ho-Fatt Wang took a mini-residency in Sleep Medicine Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 2017. Since then she has taken more than 200 hours of continuing education dedicated to the treatment of sleep disordered breathing in Adults and Children. She is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) where she holds the “Qualified Dentist” designation. Dr. Ho-Fatt Wang is working towards her diplomat status in Dental Sleep Medicine and will be writing her board exams in 2019. She provides treatment for sleep disordered breathing with a variety of custom made sleep appliances. Dr. Andrea Ho-Fatt Wang works closely with many sleep physicians in the Greater Toronto Area, she helps treat patients with UARS (upper airway resistance syndrome), sleep apnea and simple snoring. She has developed a close working collaboration with Dr. Effie Fanaras, a certified sleep physician and co-director of the sleep lab at Markham Stouffville Hospital.
Dr. Andrea Ho-Fatt Wang is a Premier Provider for Healthy Start orthodontic appliances. Along with Myobrace , MRC devices and other functional orthodontic appliances, she has provides treatment to growing children to help develop their dental arches and expand airways. This type of orthodontic treatment encourages children to learn to breathe through their nose and develop a correct swallowing pattern. Training the tongue to be kept at the roof of the mouth helps dental arches develop naturally eliminating crowding and the need for braces in the future.