Meet the Team

Our friendly team at Apnea & Breathing Clinic take pride in serving and building relationships with our patients. Dr. Chase Bennett & Dr. Lisa strives to provide individualized care to improve the quality of life for each and every patient. We welcome you to contact our office today to learn more about us and to schedule a consultation with our doctors.

Dr. Chase Bennett, DDS, DABCP-CDSM

Chase Bennett graduated from the University of Oklahoma School of Dentistry with special distinction. Under the direction of its distinguished program founder, Dr. Noshir Mehta, Dr. Bennett completed an externship at the renowned Craniofacial Pain Center at Tufts University School of Dentistry in both Dental Sleep Medicine and Craniofacial Pain, the first of its kind. Dr. Bennett was the youngest dentist to have achieved Diplomate status in the fields of Dental Sleep Medicine and Craniofacial Pain. Currently, Dr. Chase Bennett lectures internationally and is involved in various research projects on the topics of Dental Sleep Medicine and Craniofacial Pain while being lead clinical adviser for multiple new Oral Appliances to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Along with developing Apnea & Breathing Clinic in San Diego, he is also the Director of the Craniofacial Pain Center Of Colorado and treats patients in the United Arab Emirates suffering from Sleep Breathing Disorders.

Apnea & Breathing Clinic in San Diego is proud to be the home of such outstanding, ground breaking and accredited doctor.

Amanda Pompeo, RDA, CTA

Amanda was born and raised in Palm Springs, CA. In 2002, she began her journey into the field of TMJ Disorders and Dental Sleep Medicine, at a practice in Rancho Mirage, CA. In 2004, Amanda became a Certified Sleep Assistant through the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Dentistry; and in 2006 a Certified TMJ Assistant (CTA) through the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and Registered Dental Assistant (RDA). She has accumulated 250+ hours of continuing education in the field of TMJ Disorders and Dental Sleep Medicine.

Amanda is our Director of Operations and clinical assistant. She focuses her time building relationships with the medical community and in the office providing exceptional patient care.

Amanda lives in Poway. Her hobbies include interior design, hiking, going to the beach and LEGOLAND with her children.

Weaster Chhun- CTW Consulting

Weaster Chhun has over 15 years of marketing experience. He started in sleep medicine in 2009 working with a durable medical equipment company that specialized in CPAP therapy. During this time he helped create a network of physicians, sleep medicine specialists and providers. Within his network, he has developed and promoted sleep medicine treatment programs throughout Southern California. Understanding the different view points from DME, Sleep Centers, Sleep Physicians, and Sleep Dentists has helped bridge the gap between all providers.

In 2012 he assisted in launching one of the first medical billing companies for sleep dentists, Dental Billing Sleep Solutions. His passion for marketing and developing an “out of the box” approach has helped Weaster create his own company CTW Consulting & Marketing. He continues bring providers together to provide an optimum treatment to patients with sleep apnea.

Dr. Lisa

Dr. Lisa hails from Wichita, Kansas where she attended college at Newman University.

She graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2012, and began her education in Sleep and TMD later that year. Dr. Lisa is thrilled to be a part of the Apnea Breathing Clinic team and practicing full-time in this field, in which she is most passionate.

Megan Franchak, RDA – Clinical Assistant

Megan was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She started her career in the dental field in 2017 and spent the next three years in orthodontics and general dentistry. In 2020, Megan became a Registered Dental Assistant and started her journey in Dental Sleep Medicine. She is happy her journey has brought her to Apnea & Breathing Clinic, where she brings a warm and caring presence and passion for excellent patient care. In her free time, she enjoys photography, traveling with her husband and spending time with her family.

Cristina Swink – Physician Coordinator

Cristina’s journey into the world of Marketing began in 2007.  She was 18 years old when she started an eCommerce business specializing in clothing and beachwear made in the U.S.A. With a zero marketing budget, she turned to social media for free “word-of-mouth advertising” and created one of the first 25 business profiles on Facebook. After a few months in, the products started selling worldwide  then she began as stylist for multiple international magazines. Celebrity stylists were even asking her to design swimwear for their clients (including Beyoncé).Cristina decided to sell the business in 2016, and venture into the world of Hospitality as she was living in Temecula – a small wine country town in Southern California.Outside of work you are most likely to find Cristina photographing memories, sightseeing in different cities, spending time hiking in nature, camping, listening to live music, or eating spicy food.