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Sleep & Airway Management in a Dental Clinic; Why, How & What?
This program will provide an overview of:
• “Why” dental clinics should have a comprehensive understanding of sleep & airway disorders, and educate their patients
• “How” to implement a sleep and airway management program in a dental clinic
• “What” is involved in helping patients with sleep disorders
It will review: Normal Sleep Architecture, Sleep Disorders and in particular Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), OSA’s pathophysiology, pathogenesis and adverse health consequences, available treatment options and a simple guide to Oral Appliance therapy. It will also provide a practical step-by-step approach to implementing a Sleep and Airway Management program in a dental clinic, with easy to implement systems and clinical tools.