AGD2017 Las Vegas
P12: Sleep Diagnosis and Treatment Workshop (AM)

Subject: 160 – Sleep Apnea & Appliance Therapy
Credits: 3 (Participation)
Friday, July 14: 9 a.m. to noon
Audience: D, A, ST, R
Fee: $295 {$345}
Location: Promenade Level, Milano II

Carstensen Bio: Bellevue, WA; PA; private practice; University of California, LA; Editor-in-chief, Dental Sleep Practice Magazine.

Varga Bio: Henderson, Nevada; private practice; visiting faculty of American Dental Institute, The Pankey Institute and Spear Education

Descriptions: Participants will be given rationale for matching the patient to the right choice of Mandibular Advancement Device, troubleshoot problems they have had in practice, experience taking records for making excellent appliances, see what to look for on sleep reports, and take home a semi-custom temporary sleep appliance of their own.

Learning objectives:
  • Fit and discuss rationale of use of temporary appliances for SDB
  • Describe the various types of mandibular advancement devices and which patients they might be most appropriate for
  • Have confidence recording the 3D bite registration and AM Aligner
  • Be familiar with what data needs to be found on sleep reports
NOTE: This course is repeated in afternoon as P13

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