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Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine

April 16, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

$380 – $520

Dental sleep medicine is a unique field within dentistry which has limited coverage in undergraduate dental degrees. General dentists require foundational knowledge in basic sleep and respiratory medicine to screen, refer and treat obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring. The aim of this course is to provide dentists with foundational knowledge in dental sleep medicine to provide these services confidently for their patients in general practice.

– Definition of obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring and their classifications
– High risk signs for OSA to be aware of with general patient screening
– Treatment options for OSA available to patients
– Referral pathways relevant in Australia to medical professionals and sleep clinics
– Definition of mandibular advancement splint (MAS)
– Education of when MAS is appropriate as a treatment option
– Exposure to different splint designs available
– Identification of certain patient factors or features which may impact splint design
– Demonstration of record taking including protrusive bite record
– Possible side effects with MAS therapy and how to approach these if they arise

Details

Date:
April 16, 2021
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$380 – $520
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Website:
https://www.adaq.org.au/Web/Profession/CPD___Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=DSM210416

Organiser

Australian Dental Association Queensland
Phone
(07) 3252 9866
Email
events@adaq.com.au
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Venue

Townsville
Mercure Townsville, 166-164 Woolcock Street
Townsville, Queensland 4812 Australia
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