Purpose: Dentists have many choices for training to treat sleep apnea and snoring. Once the basics are understood, however, there are few options to explore the vast amount of learning needed to achieve mastery. Puget Sound Sleep Scholar Study Club will give participants the opportunity to expand their understanding of sleep disorders and therapeutic options. The emphasis … [Read more...] about Puget Sound Sleep Scholar Study Club
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by Barry Glassman, DMD I want to bring some reality to the economics of dental sleep medicine, an area for dentists that is being promoted by many as a new profit center in the dental practice. There is no question that adding this valuable service to your armamentarium has the potential not only to improve the quality of lives of many of your patients, but also provide … [Read more...] about Dental sleep medicine economics: A vast bite-wing conspiracy?
Officials at the Orange County, Calif-based Judy & Richard Voltmer Sleep Center make sleep health a priority throughout the many specialties at Hoag Memorial Hospital. Even in the population-dense region of Southern California, sleep labs used to be rare. When compared to 2011, sleep apnea awareness in the 1980s significantly trailed other conditions. Officials at Hoag … [Read more...] about California Dreaming
It wasn’t a scientific survey, but if the level of discourse at the recent APSS meeting was any indication, sleep physicians are warming up to dental sleep medicine. The decade of dental of sleep medicine may have quietly kicked off in the halls of this year’s Associated Professional Sleep Societies’ meeting in San Antonio. In a marked change over last year, vendors have … [Read more...] about The Dental Decade of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment
Case Study - Positional Therapy Use Benchmarking to Improve Your Sleep Business The Dental Decade of OSA Treatment Home Sleep Testing Oral Appliances and Exercises for Sleep Apnea Case Study Positional Apnea in a 73-Year Old Male with Atrial Fibrillation - R. Bonato HTML PDF Editorials Psychological Barriers Associated with CPAP Adaption - R. … [Read more...] about Volume 5.7 : December 2010