Dental Sleep Medicine Seminar

Jul 11-12, 2014

Day 1

-Introduction to sleep, sleep stages and disorders

-Sleep apnea prevalence, why there is a need for treatment

-Sleep apnea symptons / clinical issues

-Treating snoring and sleep apnea in a dental office, protocol review

-Patient education:  addressing key issues and getting a snoring patient to convert to a sleep apnea treatment case

-Prepare home sleep study for select course attendees

-Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer

-Working with sleep physicians

Day 2

-Download previous night’s sleep test to review study data and sleep report with class

-Dental Sleep Medicine step-by-step protocol flow chart

-Hands on working with popular oral appliances like the TAP, Respire, EMA, SlightNight and more

-Appliance review – pro’s and con’s of all the major sleep appliances

-Case presentations

-Medical insurance billing.  Review the latest codes, fees, procedures and recommendations from SGS experts who are doing this daily.

-Dental Sleep Protocol recap from A to Z



Dawne Slabach
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