Dental Therapy for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea

$70.00

AGD Member:  $49*

Student Member: $37.50*

Free CE Member Benefit Program

Speaker:  Dr. Daniel Erichsen

Non-Member:  $70

Credit Hours:  1.5

Subject Code:  160 – Sleep Apnea & Appliance Therapy

*AGD Member discount applied at checkout.

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Description

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects some 5% of the adult population and is associated with an increased risk for negative cardiovascular, metabolic and neurocognitive consequences. Over the past few years mandibular advancement device (MAD) therapy has become an established treatment option for adult OSA.  This webinar will provide general information about OSA and treatment options with focus on how to establish a successful MAD therapy program.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify patients with high likelihood of OSA
  • Identify good candidates for MAD therapy
  • Establishing a referral base by working with a sleep center or primary care physicians
  • Gain insight into billing and reimbursement for MAD therapy

Dr. Daniel Erichsen is the director of Sleep Medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY. He is an assistant professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Chicago sleep medicine fellowship. Prior to joining St. Barnabas Hospital in 2012 he worked in private practice in New Mexico. Dr. Erichsen practices general sleep medicine and sees patients with conditions including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia and restless leg syndrome.  Dr. Daniel Erichsen of the Center for Sleep Medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital has been featured on NBC and ABC news, and is the author of Sleep 101: The Beginner’s Guide to Unraveling the Mysteries of Life’s Forgotten Third.

Additional information

Speaker Disclosure

None

Names of any Entities Providing Commercial Support

None

Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until expiration and/or review

Original Release Date

September 22, 2015

Expiration Date

September 22, 2018

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