Annual Meeting Schedule

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Friday, May 29, 2020
Exhibit Hall Hours 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Keynote Address:
Artificial Intelligence and Sleep
Nate Watson, MD

Dr. Watson is a board-certified neurologist and sleep specialist at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is an active researcher, teacher, and practitioner of sleep medicine. He is a UW professor of neurology, director of the Harborview Medical Center Sleep Clinic, and co-director of the UW Medicine Sleep Center. Dr. Watson is past president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 
Keynote Address: Artificial Intelligence and Sleep
Nate Watson, MD
TMD and Sleep
Steve Carstensen, DDS
Pregnancy and OSA
Judette Louis, MD
Abstract Awards and Oral Presentations
Recent Advances in the Prediction of OAT Outcome
Kate Sutherland, BSc, PhD
The Economic Reality of Dental Sleep Medicine
Management of Pediatric Airways
Ron Mitchell, MD

Saturday, May 30, 2020


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Exhibit Hall Hours 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Normal Sleep, Consequences of Poor Sleep and SDB
Scott Williams, MD
SDB Comorbidities, Diagnostic Parameters and PAP Treatment
Scott Williams, MD
AADSM Standards for Screening and Treating SDB
Arthur Feigenbaum, DDS
Steps to Initiate OAT: Baseline Exam, Impressions and Bite
Leila Chahine, DMD
Baseline TMJ Evaluation and Treatment
Subha Giri, BDS, MS
Principles of Device Design for Best Outcomes
Trish Braga, DDS
Patient Phenotypes, Finding MMI and Defining Success
Harmeet Chiang, DDS, MS
Quo Vadis? Finding Success and Satisfaction in Dental Sleep Medicine
Thomas Schell, DMD
Creating Successful Relationships with Physicians
Michael Goldberg, DMD
Oral Appliance Selection
Jonathan Parker, DDS
AADSM Optimal Positioning Consensus Recommendations
Rose Sheats, DMD, MPH
Scope of Practice Issues as They Relate to Dentists Managing SRBD
Robert Zena, DMD
Tonia Socha-Mower, MBA, EdD
Jayme Matchinski, JD
Team Utilization - Office Workflow
Scott Craig
Medications, Alcohol, Smoking and OSA
Jonathan Lown, MD
The Role of Orthodontics and Maxillary Expansion/RME
Rebecca Bockow, DDS
Collaborating with Referring Providers Panel
Jonathan Lown, MD
Joel Solis, MD
Rena Holzer, MS, APRN, FNP-BC
Ed Weaver, MD
Beyond the Apnea-Hypopnea Index – An Integrated Approach to OSA
Winfried J. Randerath, MD
Prediction of Oral Appliance Therapy
Ghizlane Aarab, DDS, PhD
The Use of Oral Appliances in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Retrospective Cohort Study Spanning 14 Years of Private Practice Experience
Sylvan Mintz, DDS
Physical Therapy Management of OAT Side Effects
Emily Kahnert, DPT 
Effectiveness of Surgical Procedures for OSA
Jeff Prinsell, DMD, MD
An Overview of Pediatric Sleep
David J. Leszczyszyn, MD, PhD 
Combining Therapies for Best Outcomes (Beyond OAT and CPAP)
Jonathan Lown, MD
Sleep and Gender
Michele Okun, PhD

Sunday, May 31, 2020

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Exhibit Hall Hours 10:00 am-1:30 pm
Staff Roles in DSM: Guiding Patients Toward OAT
Paul Jacobs, DDS
DSM Team Champion: Scripting and Correspondence
Belinda Postol, RN
Staff Roles in DSM: Delivery and Beyond
Tanya Kushner, DMD
Medicare, Insurance Coding and Billing and Supporting E/M Codes
Belinda Postol, RN
Assessment of SDB in Children, Adolescents and Teens
Sylvan Mintz, DDS
Chicken or the Egg: How the TMJ and Upper Respiratory Tract Are Related
Dania Tamimi, DDS
The Importance of Identifying and Managing Non-OSA Problems in the DSM Practice
Jonathan Parker, DDS
Seeing in the Dark: A Mindful Approach to Sleep and Dreams
Rubin Naiman, PhD
Perio Inflammation and OSA
Maria Clotilde Carra, DMD, MSc, PhD
Gadgets and Gizmos for Sleep
Neil Freedman, MD