The AADSM is returning to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Oct. 27-28, 2012 to host the popular Dental Sleep Medicine courses. The AADSM Fall courses provide valuable information for dental professionals, whether you are expanding your practice to incorporate dental sleep medicine or already offer treatment for sleep disordered breathing wish to build your skills and depth of understanding.
Register online before Sept. 28 to save $100 on course fees. Course attendees are eligible for a special group rate at the MGM Grand by booking a room through the AADSM.
Advanced Dental Sleep Medicine Course
This course is intended for dentists with seasoned experience providing oral appliance therapy for patients with sleep disordered breathing. Attendees will gain knowledge about incorporating better management of complex treatment, expectations and outcomes. Lectures will address issues surrounding the sleeping brain and preventative or therapeutic strategies for conditions including cognitive problems associated with disturbed sleep and bruxism. The course also includes presentations and panel discussions terminology, testing, treatment, titration and termination of oral appliance therapy.
Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine Course
This course is a logical way to incorporate oral appliance therapy into your dental practice. The course provides a review of sleep related breathing disorders, including snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, and the societal impact of sleep disorders. An overview of the evaluation includes upper airway examination and imaging with a focus on areas of pathophysiology in sleep apnea. The course addresses practice issues, oral appliance therapy and upper airway surgery.
Add-On Course: Practice Management
This add-on to the Advanced or Introduction courses is intended to provide office staff and dentists with a basic understanding of billing issues, customer services and referrals.
For more information, download the course brochure or view the AADSM Fall Courses page. Questions about AADSM courses may be directed to Randi Prince, AADSM Coordinator at (630) 737-9705 or firstname.lastname@example.org.