The Airway Patient in your Dental Practice
In this introductory airway course, Dr. Kathy French dives into how airway issues differ between patients, what causes sleep apnea, and how variations of OSA affect dental treatment options.
After taking this course you will understand why dentists are often the first line of screening for OSA, and how you can use medical history, physical characteristics of your patients, and their oral anatomy to screen patients for obstructive sleep apnea. High resolution pulse oximetry is also reviewed as a screening tool, as well as tips to consider when selecting mandibular advancement appliances to treat your patients for obstructive sleep apnea. .
Learn what causes obstructive sleep apnea and how different airway issues result in different treatment options.
Understand why dentists are the first in line to screen for sleep apnea and how to use medical history, physical characteristics, and the oral anatomy to screen patients for OSA.
Discover what tools are used in dentistry to screen patients for OSA and the two most common forms of sleep apnea treatment.
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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 10/1/2020 to 9/30/2021. Provider ID# 398961