1 hr 13 min
This learning module will cover growth and development of the dental, skeletal, airway, and pharyngeal complexes as well as an overview of the effect of obstructive sleep apnea on the pediatric and adolescent populations. Current treatment options will be analyzed and recommendations made for monitoring and treating OSA in the growing patient.
The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.
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0 hr 50 min
This AADSM Learning module introduces dentists and their staff members to the roles and responsibilities required for effective billing and collections. As well, the module teaches key concepts of procedural, diagnostic and evaluation/management coding. Upon completion of the program, staff members and dentists should have a working knowledge of coding, insurance terminology and the claims submissions process.
The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.
0 hr 42 min
This module will address occlusal registration of oral appliance therapy. The goal of all of the forms of registration is to take a reproducible bite relationship that records the maxillary and mandibular dentition in both a protrusive and vertical measurement which accurately allows fabrication of an oral appliance that will be used to maximize airflow during sleep.
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0 hr 35 min
The side effects and complications of oral appliance therapy are common but mild. It is important for the dentist and dental team to be able identify these side effects and develop a plan for managing them. This presentation will provide an overview of the short-term and long-term side effects and will discuss the prevalence, probable causes, and appropriate solutions for managing these side effects.
0 hr 34 min
This module provides an overview of oral appliance choices when treating patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
0 hr 36 min
The module provides an introduction to the current understanding of the nature and physiology of sleep; electrophysiological determinants of sleep stage; and a review of normal sleep. The second half of the presentation focuses on the causes, risk factors, consequences and efficacy of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with positive airway pressure.