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Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 2 of 3

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Mr. John Nadeau presents an informative lecture for both doctors and staff on the rapidly growing field of dental sleep medicine. Some experts estimate the rate of sleep apnea in our society at greater than 15%. Awareness and the need for treatment of this deadly condition has never been higher. Viewers will be given a basic introduction to sleep and detailed information on how to identify sleep apnea in existing dental patients with the latest screening techniques and tools. Mr. Nadeau reviews the diagnostic process and outlines the protocols for home sleep testing and working with the medical community in your area to generate referrals for oral appliance therapy from local sleep specialists. Finally, we will cover the step-by-step treatment protocol and records for appliances as well as ways to predict treatment and maximize treatment efficacy. Oral appliances made by a trained dentists are now recommended by many physicians to treat sleep apnea.

Date Added:
2/22/2011

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Mr. John Nadeau Mr. John Nadeau
John Nadeau, a native of Gorham, Maine, has been actively involved in the dental sleep medicine community since 2002. John is currently serving as Vice President of Sleep Grou...
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Questions & Comments
Maurice Salama - (4/14/2012 7:09 PM)

People continue to suffer from this ailment and very few dentists are educated on it's manifestations and clinical dental impact of therapy. Dr. Salama

Ronald Rosenthal - (2/9/2012 12:01 PM)

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