Dr. Harry Ball graduated in dentistry from Melbourne University and following many years in general dentistry. He practiced from 1998- 2001 as a clinician in the TMD Pain Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital. Since that time he has restricted his practice to the dental management of snoring, sleep apnoea, and temporomandibular disorders. He has presented educational programs for dentists throughout Australia and overseas, as well as for general medical practitioners. He has completed research, about to be published, on the prevalence and impact of snoring in a population in Melbourne. He has also commenced a research project with Victoria University on the relationship between sleep apnoea and depression.