Dental Sleep Medicine for the General Dentist - The Basics
Thursday, May 9
Time: 8:15 - 11:15 am
Course Code: T 110
Quick Summary: So just when did AIRWAY become such a hot topic in dentistry? An abundance of courses are out there on the subject. But the recommendations and protocols for patients with airway challenges (a topic that was previously foreign to the dental team) are wide and varied. Dr. Kuehne simplifies the discussion and makes the dental team more comfortable diagnosing and providing care where appropriate.
Fee: Dentists $55 All Others $15
Course Description: Dr. Kuehne will lead a discussion that will include the basics of upper airway anatomy, an overview of the importance of treating obstructive sleep apnea, screening and diagnosing, examination and appliance selection.
- Learn pertinent upper airway anatomy.
- Understand proper screening practices.
- Learn about different oral appliance options.