Obstructed sleep apnea (OSA) has a higher prevalence in patients seeking dental care. This online independent education program is to update dental healthcare professionals to identify symptoms and treatments for patients with obstructive sleep apnea. This course, will overview the dental perspective: Screening, diagnosis, treatment options, appliance treatment, mandibular positioning techniques, and follow-up reevaluations.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the significance of sleep Apnea and differentiate between snoring and sleep apnea.
- Understand normal breathing and airway anatomy and the problems and variants that lead to snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
- Recognize the signs and symptoms and risk factors of OSA
- Understand the role of dentists in diagnosing OSA
- Identify the treatment options for OSA
- Recognize the side effects of oral appliance therapy and its management.
Contact Hours : 3 (Three)
Fee: $30 / Participant (Group discount available for > 5 participant)
Author: Dr. Thomas Karginis, DMD, General Dentist practicing over 25 years.
AGD PACE Subject Code: 160 – Sleep Apnea & Appliance Therapy (Electives)
Teaching Method: Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.
Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.
Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC does not have a commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into the development of course content.
Biologix Solutions LLC – Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2025. Provider ID# 352738
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AGD PACE / CE Broker Reporting: Within 24 Hours of Completion.