2024 Annual Meeting Schedule

Thursday, May 16, 2024 - Pediatric OSA Course

This course is an additional registration to the general sessions. Registration is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. 

Time

Pediatric OSA Course
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
Welcome and Announcements
Arthur Feigenbaum, DMD and Jouliana Davoudi, DDS
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
The Impact of Pediatric OSA
David Gozal, MD, MBA, PhD
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Psycho-Social Presentation of Pediatric SDB Patients
Valerie Crabtree, PhD, DBSM
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
BREAK
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
The Methodology for Effectively Identifying Pediatric SDB
Darius Loghmanee, MD
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Craniofacial Development
Rooz Khosravi, DMD, PhD, MSD
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM 
LUNCH BREAK
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 
Dental Treatments for Sleep Apnea and Snoring
Jacy Stauffer, DMD
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Myofunctional Therapy
Nicole Goldfarb, MA, CCC-SLP, COM
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
BREAK
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 
Controversies in Pediatric OSA 
Sheila Asghar, MBBS, MSc
Palatal Expansion Pro/Con Debate
Audrey Yoon, DDS, MS
Carlos Flores Mir, DDS, MSc, DSc


Friday, May 17, 2024                                                                                         

Time

General Sessions
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome and Awards
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

OPENING ADDRESS*: The Champion's Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World
Ross Bernstein

Ross Bernstein is a best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books and is an award-winning peak performance business speaker who has keynoted conferences for Fortune 500 companies on all seven continents. Ross studies just what it is that makes the great ones great, and ties that back to success in business. A proud member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Ross and his books have been featured on CNN, ESPN, Fox News, and CBS This Morning, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today. During this presentation, he will present what he learned studying hall of fame athletes and championship sports team to provide insights on how prioritizing patient relations and an ethical business model can amp up your dental sleep medicine practice.
*This session will not be recorded and therefore can only be heard at the meeting. CE will not be offered for this session. 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A01: KEYNOTE: Flipping the OSA Model
Danny J. Eckert, PhD





Danny J. Eckert, PhD is a Mathew Flinders Professor at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. He currently serves as director of the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health where he leads a comprehensive basic sciences and translational research program comprised of over 60 multidisciplinary sleep researchers. His research focuses on identification of the causes of sleep apnea, optimization of existing therapies, and development of new tailored therapies. He is most well-known for his pioneering respiratory endophenotyping work which has led to a new precision medicine therapeutic framework to understand and treat OSA and for his research on novel pharmacotherapy.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
A02: Morbidity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Putative Mechanisms and Prospective Interventions
David Gozal, MD, MBA, PhD
2024 Pierre Robin Award Winner
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM 
LUNCH & EXHIBIT HALL
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
A03: Wearables
Ambrose Chiang, MD
B01: Oral Presentations
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
A04: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (SBD)
Joyce Lee-Iannotti, MS
B02: Combination Therapy 
Katherine Phillips, DDS, MS
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
A05: Creating Dental-Cardio Partnerships for Better Patient Outcomes
Shehzad Malik, MD
B03: Building Bidirectional Referral Relationships with ENTs to Improve Patient Outcomes
Phillip LoSavio, MD
5:30PM - 6:00 PM
Membership Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Networking Reception

Saturday, May 18, 2024                                                                             

Time

General Sessions
Track A
Clinical Findings
General Sessions 
Track B
Case-Based Discussions
General Sessions 
Track C
Fundamentals
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
A06: COMISA - Comorbid Insomnia and Sleep Apnea
Alexander Sweetman, PhD
B04: Extracting Clinically Relevant Data from a Sleep Test
Paul Levine, DDS
C01: Dental Sleep Medicine 101
Tanya DeSanto, DDS and Emilee Kemper
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A07: Hacking Sleep: Optimizing Sleep and Circadian Health for Elite Performance
Michael Howell, MD
B05: How to Speak Confidently with Your Referring Physicians
Andrew Soulimiotis, DMD
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A08: Phenotyping
Scott Sands, PhD
B06: Edentulous Patients
Rubina Nguyen, DDS
C02: Getting a Patient to Yes
Erica Johannes, DDS
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
A09: Supplemental Oxygen Improving OAT Outcomes
Jonathan Lown, MD

B07: Patient Workflow Toward OAT
Aaron Glick, DDS and Diana Batoon, DMD 
C03: Simplifying DSM Workflows: 4 Keys to Freedom
Paul Jacobs, DDS
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM 
LUNCH & EXHIBIT HALL
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
A10: Women and Sleep
Fareeha Hussaini, MD
B08: Device Design for Challenging  Dental Issues: Materials and Manufacturing Decisions
David Schwartz, DDS and John Carollo, DMD

C04: Defining Success and Informed Consent
Paige Murrer, DMD
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
A11: Narcolepsy: A Patient and Physician Perspective
Julie Flygare and Judy Owens, MD
C05: Identifying the Best Billing Model: A Panel Discussion
Christopher Hart, DDS; Tanya Kushner, DDS; and Eric Runyon, DDS
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
EXHIBIT HALL BREAK
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
A12: Diet and Sleep: Vicious or Healthful Cycle?
Faris Zuraikat, PhD
B09: "Failure" Management
Michael Simmons, DMD
C06: Billing and Coding Q&A
Erica Johannes, DDS; Lindsey Deol, DDS; Judith Roan, CGS; Ashley DeCoteau, Noridian; Lori Weber, Noridian part B
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Evening at the Audubon Aquarium: A Networking Event

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Time

General Sessions
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
A13: Side Effects That Impact Compliance and Solutions
Julia Cohen-Lévy, DDS, MSc, PhD
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A14: Managing Bite Change Side Effects
Carlos Flores Mir, DDS, MSc, DSc
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
 BREAK
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
A15: Managing TMD Side Effects 
Connor Peck, DDS
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
A16: Printing Devices
Aaron Glick, DDS and David Flamenco, DDS