The Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency is a 4-session, 64 CE Credit program designed to give dental practices the knowledge and guidance to fully incorporate obstructive sleep apnea treatment into their practice.
Led by main speaker Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS, RPSGT, D.ABDSM, DABCP, DABCDSM, DABOP, the mini-residency includes a line-up of experienced practitioners and thought-leaders, including former AACP president Dr. Terry Bennet, DDS, D.ABDSM, D.ABCP, D.ABCDSM, and various physician specialists.
With an emphasis on hands-on learning, attendees gain the skills and confidence needed to be successful.
In between each session, dentists are given homework and assignments to complete, including literature to read, and cases to prepare. Team members are also given tasks to work on, such as communication scripts and physician outreach goals.
By the end of session 4, the dental practice should be confidently treating obstructive sleep apnea patients, have physician referral networks in place, medical insurance reimbursement implemented, and be ready for various dental sleep medicine accreditation programs.
- Start to finish hands-on walkthroughs: including screening, exams, impressions, appliance delivery, medical billing, and followups.
- Includes custom-made appliances for attendees.
- EMTs and sleep physician guest speakers teach the medical model of sleep apnea treatment.
Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Center of Georgia
200 Ashford Center N, Ste 195. Atlanta, GA 30338
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Team Member $2995
(Price Includes All 4 Sessions)
Dr. Mayoor Patel
Dr. Terry Bennett
|DAY 1||DAY 2|
|8:00am||Physiology of Normal & Abnormal Sleep||8:00am||Intro to Medical Billing|
|9:45am||Break||9:00am||Anatomy of the Upper airway|
|10:00am||Classification of sleep disorders||10:00am||Break|
|12:00pm||Lunch||10:15am||TMJ Exam, Upper airway evaluation|
|1:00pm||Dentistry role in sleep medicine and identifying patients within your practice||12:00pm||Lunch|
|3:15pm||Understanding oral appliance therapy||2:00pm||Impression and Bite for OAT|
|3:15pm||Performing an examination and taking a bite (hands on)|
|DAY 1||DAY 2|
|8:00am||Understanding the TMJ and its interrelationship with SDB||8:00am||Managing side effects of OAT|
|10:00am||Break||9:00am||Marketing you sleep practice/ Building relationships|
|10:15am||Understanding the TMJ and its interrelationship with SDB||10:00am||Break|
|12:00pm||Lunch||10:15am||Understanding the role of the Nasal passage, CT of nasal and airway, sinus and GERD in OSA|
|1:00pm||Treatment options for OSA||12:00pm||Lunch|
|2:00pm||Process of appliance delivery & Titration of OA||1:00pm||Understanding Impression and materials|
|3:00pm||Break||2:00pm||Discuss student Cases 2|
|3:15pm||Understanding treatment failures||3:00pm||Fitting of appliance (hands on)|
|4:15pm||Discuss student Cases 1|
|DAY 1||DAY 2|
|8:00am||Sleep Bruxism, TMD-orofacial pain and sleep breathing interactions||8:00am||Sleep apnea in children|
|10:00am||Break||9:00am||Understanding the Polysomnogram and HST|
|10:15am||How to determine success||10:00am||Break|
|11:15am||TMJ splint therapy||10:15am||Pediatric to Adolescent Airway (Skype or in person?)|
|1:00pm||Adjunct therapy for pain management||1:00pm||Role of dental team in a dental sleep medicine practice|
|2:00pm||Long term follow up care||2:00pm||Practice management|
|3:15pm||Case studies / Marketing your practice / Building relationships||3:15pm||Questions and Answers|
Discuss key principals for dental sleep medicine
Discuss cases you have treated
Review articles for various board