Upcoming Courses: May 19-21, 2017 in Belmont, CA
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Come and join us for a great educational experience.

The National Sleep Alliance offers doctor and staff training in all aspects of Sleep Medicine and Dentistry. Working with and understanding Sleep Medicine/Dentistry is valuable for all practitioners.

 

Educational Highlights: We offer 4 different courses. The highlights are listed below. See Course tab for details.

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Level 1: Introduction to Sleep Dentistry for Dentists and Staff (1 day class)

  • How deadly Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is
  • How underdiagnosed OSA is
  • Why it makes absolute sense to get every dentist involved in screening and treating OSA patients.
  • Why does the treatment require an alliance?
  • Why medical billing is a must in the dental office

Level 2: Treating Sleep Apnea – A Team Approach for Dentists and Staff (2 day class)
Day One

  • What is OSA and related conditions and why should we care?
  • Data on prevalence, trends and health implications
  • The anatomy and physiology of OSA
  • The medical implications of poor sleep
  • Review of terminology of Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Hygiene, Screening and Diagnosis and Sleep Testing
  • Treatment Options and The Role of Dentists
  • Introduction to Medical Billing

Day Two

  • Oral Sleep Appliances
  • Patient Management
  • Sleep Treatment Protocols
  • Medical Billing
  • Implementation

 

Level 3: Advanced Training – Treating Difficult Sleep Apnea Patients (2 day class)
Day One

  • Recent Developments in Sleep Medicine
  • Management of Medically Complicated Patients
  • Medical Complications related to sleep
  • Review of Sleep Testing
  • Patient Communications
  • Case Reviews

Day Two

  • Oral Sleep Appliances for difficult patients
  • Patient Management
  • Managing Edentulous Patients
  • Managing Dental Complications
  • Screening Dental Patients with Cone beam scans
  • Update on Medical Billing
  • Case Reviews

Staff 1: Training in Sleep Dentistry for Office Staff Including Front Office, Assistants and Hygienists (1 day class)
Running A Dental Sleep Practice

  • The anatomy of Sleep Apnea
  • The medical implications of OSA
  • Screening Patients
  • Patient Communication
  • Home sleep testing
  • Medical referral
  • Sleep Practice Protocols
  • Patient presentation and case acceptance
  • Dental Sleep Appliances , selection to delivery
  • Benefits of having a Sleep Coordinator
  • Review of Medical Billing
  • Review of our website educational videos
  • How to get help from us

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Locations:
May 19-21, 2017                Belmont, CA
August 11-13, 2017            Belmont, CA
November 10-12, 2017     Belmont, CA

 

What Can You Expect?

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  • Individually customized classes for each attending doctor and staff along with interactive technology for a unique customized learning experience
  • How to integrate Sleep Dentistry and Medical Billing into your practice
  • Continuing Education units
  • Time for personalized questions and answers
National Sleep Alliance