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Comprehensive Overview of Dental Sleep Medicine: Practical Implementation

Fri. October 08, 2021 8:00 AM
Location: UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston
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Presented by Magda R. AbdelFattah, DMD, MS; Aaron Glick, DDS; and Paul Levine, DDS

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.

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.

In-person Credit Hours (8)

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
Online Prerequisite Hours - 4

730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology (Sleep Medicine)

Course Fee: In-person program fees:

 $385 - Dentist

$225 - Allied Dental Personnel

$295 - New UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston Dental Alumni

$195 - New UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston Dental Hygiene Alumni

Online course fee:

 $275 - Dentist or Allied Dental Personnel (Prerequisite Online course)

Contact:
PACE Center
PACE@uth.tmc.edu