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Comprehensive Overview of Dental Sleep Medicine: Practical Implementation

Fri. September 25, 2020 8:00 AM
Location: UTHealth School of Dentistry 7500 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX 77054
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Friday, Sept. 25

Presented by: Magda R. AbdelFattah, DMD, MS , Aaron Glick, DDS and Paul Levine, DDS

Synopsis: This course will examine the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of sleep-disordered breathing and is meant to introduce dental practitioners to the field of dental sleep medicine. We will have a detailed discussion on patient selection, examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, and patient management of the sleep apnea patient using oral appliance therapy (OAT). The hands-on component the dentist will construct a bite record and make a trial oral appliance on each other. You will leave with the confidence to pursue treating patients with sleep breathing disorders.

This course is designed to satisfy the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) 12 hour requirements for  RULE §108.12 to treat obstructive sleep apnea.

Credit Hours

200 Orofacial Pain - Lecture: Hours - 2
730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology (Sleep Medicine) - Lecture: Hours - 2
730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology (Sleep Medicine) - Participation: Hours - 4

730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology (Sleep Medicine) - Online: Hours - 4

UTHealth School of Dentistry - Garza Classroom (4th Floor, Room 4340)

Registration | 7:30 a.m.
Introduction | 7:50 a.m.
Presentation | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Continental breakfast and lunch included.

Register for this course here.

Contact:
PACE Center
PACE@uth.tmc.edu
713-486-4028