Learn the basics of dental sleep medicine and why it is critical for each dentist to screen their patients and help them find treatment.
Learn what steps you need to take to get started. What tools you need and how each staff member plays their role in the dental sleep medicine process.
Understanding the upper airway it critical to being able to speak with patients about how their teeth, tongue and tonsils can affect their airway.
Sleep has a number of effects on patients health. Being able to confidently speak to your patients about how their health is affected is a critical tool.
Learn how to quickly screen patients for sleep disorders so that you are not having to add a large amount of time in chair with the patient.
Home sleep testing can be a difficult area to explore. However Dr. Magness breaks them down in a simple way so that you know what home sleep test is perfect for your practice.
Learn how to read sleep test results and how to best present those to your patients. You also will learn how to bill sleep appliances to medical insurance so that you can help to maximize your patients benefits and see more case acceptance.
Learn what treatment options you have for your patients and which ones you can suggest.
Learn how to deliver the appliance to the patient and how to follow up with the patient long term.