Current estimates show that as many as 26% of the U.S. population are at high risk for sleep apnea. In a typical dental practice with 1700 patients, 446 of them would be high risk candidates. This introductory course will help dentists better understand the opportunity for dental sleep medicine for their practice and will provide answers to the three major obstacles that practices face. Course Instructor, Dr. John H. Tucker will demonstrate that dental sleep medicine isn’t difficult, it’s just different. He will show you a proven implementation process and put you on the road to success.
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.
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