As the final didactic step in the Mastery Program, Mastery Course III provides the participant with the proficiency to manage a broad spectrum of cases and severities of obstructive sleep apnea. A focus on titration goals, understanding maximum medical improvement, and side effect management furnishes practitioner confidence and promotes best patient care.
After completing all three courses, dentists will be eligible for the ABDSM certification examination.
Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
- Explore alternative and emerging therapies for SDB.
- Anticipate oral appliance efficacy for individual cases and consider combinations of therapies for best clinical outcomes.
- Explain the etiology and prevalence of pediatric SDB, the differences with adult SDB and the efficacies of treatment options.
- Incorporate pediatric screening and referral protocols.
- Continue to build an understanding of the medical practice model and medical insurance coding and billing requirements.
- Perfect an appropriate algorithm for patient management that begins with screening and ends with long-term follow-up.
- Successful completion of Mastery Courses I and II, including all pre-session assignments.
- Read assigned articles
- Read a SOAP note sample and take a treatment planning quiz
- For each of the two Guided Patient Cases, do the following:
- Submit final intra-oral photo of the appliance in place from the anterior perspective
- Complete online surveys
|Medicare Basics, DME and Part B|
|Medical Legal Considerations|
|Long Term Follow Up|
|The Protrusive Bite Revisited|
|Women's Sleep Health|
|HIPAA and Cyber Security|
|Maximum Medical Improvement|
|Side Effects of OAT-Tooth Movement|
|Side Effects and Case Presentation|
|DSM in Practice|