Introduction to Sleep Medicine for the Dental Practice

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Date(s) - 06/03/2015
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

MGM Elegante Hotel


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Lecture objectives:

1.      Understand the basic components of sleep 
2.      Understand and identify sleep related breathing disorders
3.      Know the various treatment modalities for sleep related breathing disorders
4.      Learn how to examine and screen your patients for Sleep related breathing disorders
5.      Learn to utilize pulse oximetry to screen for sleep related breathing disorders.
6.      Learn to screen your patients for temporomandibular disorders and how to manage problems that may occur while utilizing mandibular advancement type appliances.


About the Speaker:

Dr. Steven D. Bender received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry and completed postgraduate dental education at the L.D. Panky Institute and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study. Since 2001, Dr. Bender has maintained a private practice devoted to pain management of the head and face, as well as dental sleep medicine. Dr. Bender has lectured around the country on the topics of dental sleep medicine, anatomy, facial pain, headache, pharmacology and oral medicine.

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