Yatros GySimple Steps to Dental Sleep Medicine Implementation

Thursday, May 7

Time:  1:30 - 4:30 pm
Course Code:  T 260
Quick Summary:  Recognizing that your patient has a breathing disorder is the first step.  But what comes next?  What role does each member of the dental team have?
Fee:  Doctors $63   All Others $22
Course Description:  It's one thing to identify a patient who demonstrates signs of sleep disordered breathing, but a whole other matter to guide them from diagnosis through possible treatment and follow-up.  Develop a sensible protocol for managing these patients.
Learning objectives:
  1. Learn a complete system of protocols for how to manage patients with sleep disordered breathing from start to finish.
  2. Understand the 3 items needed to be adequately prepared for dental sleep consultations.
  3. Learn how to read a sleep study and pick out the important information.
  4. Understand the dental sleep exam.
  5. Gain knowledge of various dental device designs and taking the protrusive bite.
  6. Understand the potential side effects of dental device therapy.
  7. Learn how to communicate with other medical professionals on this subject.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  160