Dental Sleep Medicine: Clearing the Hurdles to Successful Implementation

Location

Corporate Lakes Education Center
7001 W. 121st Street
Overland Park, KS 66209

Course Dates

11/01/2019: 8:30am - 5:00pm
11/02/2019: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Course Cost

Per Doctor: $1,995.00
Per Staff Member: $495.00

Course Description

This course is for participants who are just entering the world of Dental Sleep Medicine and want to learn seamless implementation. There are hurdles that dentists and team members face when approaching dental sleep medicine and this course will teach you how to overcome those hurdles and achieve success. In this two-day course, Dr. Tucker will cover sleep physiology and how it affects overall wellness. Attendees will also learn how to choose the appropriate oral appliance design, how to diagnose, and learn about different medical billing options. There will be HANDS-ON Bite Registration Training.

Course Objectives

  • Sleep Physiology and How it Affects Overall Wellness
  • How oral appliance therapy (OAT) helps treat obstructive sleep apnea
  • How Anatomical Structure Influences Patient Treatment
  • Mouth Breathing; Its Relationship to Sleep Bruxism & TMJ
  • How to Choose the Appropriate Oral Appliance Design
  • Is There a Vertical Component to Oral Appliance Therapy
  • Oral Appliance vs. CPAP Compliance
  • Diagnosis: Home Sleep Testing vs. Overnight Sleep Lab
  • Medical Billing Options
  • The Role of 3-D Imaging and Airway Management
  • Hands on Bite Registration Utilizing the Airway Metrics System
  • Continuing to Energize the Team

Speaker Bio

John H. Tucker, DMD, is a leading expert in dental sleep medicine and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. His dental practice was one of the first facilities in the nation accredited by AADSM. Dr. Tucker is passionate about educating the dental profession in treatment of the PAP intolerant Obstructive Sleep Apnea patient. He has presented approximately 1700 hours of continuing education on treating the PAP intolerant patient with Oral Appliance Therapy nationally and internationally over the past six years. Dr. Tucker has also published numerous articles regarding Oral Appliance Therapy for OSA patients that are unable to tolerate PAP therapy.

Location

Corporate Lakes Education Center
7001 W. 121st Street
Overland Park, KS 66209

Course Dates

11/01/2019: 8:30am - 5:00pm
11/02/2019: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Course Cost

Per Doctor: $1,995.00
Per Staff Member: $495.00

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