Mastery III

Mastery Course Three

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.
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
  1. Explore alternative and emerging therapies for SDB.
  2. Anticipate oral appliance efficacy for individual cases and consider combinations of therapies for best clinical outcomes.
  3. Explain the etiology and prevalence of pediatric SDB, the differences with adult SDB and the efficacies of treatment options.
  4. Incorporate pediatric screening and referral protocols.
  5. Continue to build an understanding of the medical practice model and medical insurance coding and billing requirements.
  6. 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.
 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
Details about the pre-session assignments will be emailed to attendees following Mastery Course II. 

 Medicare Basics, DME and Part B  Jan Palmer, FAADOM
 Medical Legal Considerations  Michelle Cantwell, DMD, D. ABDSM
 Michael Adame, DDS, D. ABDSM
 Long Term Follow Up  Michael Hnat, DMD, D. ABDSM
 The Protrusive Bite Revisited      Gordon Bell, DDS, D. ABDSM
 Literature Review  Gordon Bell, DDS, D. ABDSM
 Women's Sleep Health  Michelle Cantwell, DMD, D. ABDSM
 Facility Accreditation  Michael Hnat, DMD, D. ABDSM
 HIPAA and Cyber Security  Dominic Sawaya, JD, MPPA
 Maximum Medical Improvement  Michelle Cantwell, DMD, D. ABDSM
 Michael Adame, DDS, D. ABDSM
 Side Effects of OAT-Tooth Movement  Mitch Levine, DMD, D. ABDSM, D. ABO
 Side Effects and Case Presentation  Trish Braga, DDS, D. ABDSM
 Pediatrics  Mitch Levine, DMD, D. ABDSM, D. ABO    
 DSM in Practice  Trish Braga, DDS, D. ABDSM

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