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A Beautiful New High-tech Training Facility in the Kansas City area that features state-of-the-art dental technology paired with a world class lecture hall and learning facility.

Helping Dentists Address the Growing Demand for Treating Sleep Apnea

There is a growing demand for treating sleep disorders, and dentists who understand the science will have a clear advantage. Sleep apnea is a leading cause of hypertension and is a strong predictor of stroke and heart disease.

According to the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, about 30 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, in which soft tissue in the airway prevents breathing repeatedly during sleep, resulting in low oxygenation and sleep deprivation.

Corporate Lakes Education Center, the Midwest’s premier dental continuing education center, will offer its first Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency beginning in January of 2018.

John H. Tucker, DMD will deliver the Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency courses, which consist of three 2-day courses taking place Jan. 19-20, April 13-14, and June 15-16, 2018. The mini-residency prepares dentists to add dental sleep medicine to their clinical practice and explores the concept of oral appliances as a tool for addressing obstructive sleep apnea. Additionally, the course provides a thorough understanding of the technology involved in diagnosis and treatment. An internationally recognized speaker, Dr. Tucker has presented approximately 1700 hours of continuing education for treating the PAP-intolerant patient with oral appliance therapy.

John H. Tucker, DMD, will be the instructor for the Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency at Corporate Lakes Education Center in 2018

John H. Tucker, DMD, will be the instructor for the Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency at Corporate Lakes Education Center in 2018

Tucker’s presentations are engaging and organized with clinical applications in mind that students can use in daily practice immediately. Narrative is at the heart of Dr. Tucker’s presentations. His courses are filled with entertaining, humorous and insightful stories. He offers a fresh, contemporary style of creating and delivering his information that engages and inspires the participants. A Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, he is exceptionally qualified to teach oral appliance therapy case management. This is a very special mini-residency and should not to be missed.

Corporate Lakes Education Center is a new high-tech training facility in the Kansas City area that pairs state of the art technology with a world-class lecture hall and learning facility in order to provide a comprehensive training experience for dental professionals. The goal of the center is to bring the leading educators and most important topics in dentistry to the dental professionals of the Midwest. Clinical director and founder, Dr. Douglas Schulz, selects educators who deliver high-impact courses, workshops, and mini-residencies on specific themes.