Dental Sleep Medicine: St. Louis Lecture

May 1-2, 2015

This is a MUST attend for any dental office that is looking to implement a Sleep Protocol, or learn how to increase existing Sleep revenues.

Day 1

● Introduction to sleep – sleep stages, disorders

● Sleep apnea prevalence – why is there a need for treatment

● Sleep apnea symptoms/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 overnight home sleep study for select course attendees

● Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer

● Working with Sleep Physicians

 

Day 2

● Download previous night’ s Home Sleep Tests study and 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, SilentNight and more!

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

● Case presentations

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

● Dental Sleep Protocol recap from A-Z

INSTRUCTORS

Damian Blum
DMD
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