Dental Sleep Medicine Simplified

Dental Sleep Medicine Simplified - CE Courses

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In recent years, sleep medicine has exploded in dental practices!  Many dentists are finding some aspects of sleep medicine fit well into busy general practice.  Gordon joins 2 experts in dental sleep medicine, Jamison Spencer and Jeff Wyscarver, to show how airway, bruxism, TMD, perio, and failure of restorations are related to sleep medicine.  This course focuses on screening (including sleep testing), diagnosis, treatment, and avoiding complications.  See which sleep appliances are best and how to properly bill for optimized third-party reimbursement. Join us and see you how you can start incorporating sleep medicine into your practice!

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Course Schedule

Day One

  • Course 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Lunch at noon (1/2 hour)
  • Dinner & Discussion 5:00 to 6:30 PM

Day Two

  • Course 7:30am - 1:00pm
  • Brunch & Discussion at 10:00 (1/2 hour)
  • Adjourn at 1:00pm

Behavioral Objectives

Behavioral Objectives:

At the end of this program, consisting of pre-course online instruction with return of quizzes, and didactic and hands on instruction, the student should be able to: 

  1. Discuss the interactions between sleep disordered breathing and many critical aspects of dentistry
  2. Screen their patients for possible sleep disordered breathing
  3. Discuss the basics of reading a Home Sleep Test (HST) and Polysomnogram (PSG) report
  4. Select which appliance will likely be most effective for a specific patient
  5. Make initial occlusal records for custom appliance fabrication
  6. Avoid side effects such as tooth movement and bite changes
  7. Discuss the basic principles of ethical and legal billing of medical insurance
CE hours: 15
Location: Provo, Utah

Course Dates

June 26-27, 2020

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses (Nationally or Locally) Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/18 to 5/31/21.  Provider ID# 208521

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses is an ADA CERP recognized provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.