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.
Mr. John Nadeau