Dr. Steven Acker – Fri/Sat – May 7-8, 2021 – 8:30 am – 5pm – (14) CE Credits – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Implementing Airway and Sleep Disordered Breathing Protocols

$200.00$550.00

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Implementing Airway and Sleep Disordered Breathing Protocols

2 Day CE Course –  Friday & Saturday May 7/8  –  8:30 am – 5pm

Galloping Hills Golf Course –  3 Golf Dr, Kenilworth, NJ 07033

Day 1

  • Airway disorders and sleep disordered breathing – introduction, health concerns from a Public Health perspective
  • Anatomy and physiology of the airway
  • Genetic and epigenetic factors in airway and craniofacial development
  • Introduction of the System for managing airway patients
  • Structure , function and behavior as root causes of airway dysfunction
  • Patient Screening introduced
  • Data collection – medical metrics, clinical exam, clinical photography, and cone beam CT scan, digital intraoral scanning
  • Interpretation of data collection
  • Training of high resolution pulse oximeter
  • Demonstration of scanner
  • Introduction to diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Upper airway Resistance Syndrome

Day 2

  • Diagnosing cases
  • Review of data from high resolution pulse oximeters.
  • Oral Appliance therapy introduced
  • Analog impression techniques for oral appliance therapy
  • Digital scanning for oral appliance therapy (live demo)
  • Review of myofunctional therapy and functional appliances
  • Building a network of providers for our airway patients.
  • Review of sleep and health
  • Case presentations and reviews.
  • Adjunctive therapies.

Additional information

Registration Types

Member, New Grad, Non-Member Dentist, RDH/DA/Staff