Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency

Friday, May 18, 2018

More dates through September 15, 2018

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

The Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency program is intended for dentists who desire to increase knowledge and skills in the screening, evaluation and management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. During the three weekend sessions, participants will take part in lectures from world-renowned sleep physicians and dentists and participate in hands-on sessions. The mini residency is designed to provide an ideal balance of the academic and clinical aspects of dental sleep medicine. Critical practice management and medical billing aspects will also be given significant focus.

You Will Learn

  • How to screen, evaluate and manage obstructive sleep apnea as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • To recognize the connections between sleep apnea, bruxism, TMD, periodontal disease and other factors related to the oral and overall health of your patients
  • How to select and effectively employ several different designs of oral appliances
  • To evaluate, avoid and manage TMDs related to oral appliance therapy
  • To make informed decisions regarding utilization of medical billing
  • How to incorporate dental sleep medicine into your practice management paradigm

Qualified Dentist Designation 

University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry’s Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency meets the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine’s (AADSM) continuing education criteria for the Qualified Dentist designation. Completion of the course may count toward fulfillment of the continuing education requirements for the designation. For more information regarding the AADSM Qualified Dentist designation, or to apply, visit aadsm.org/dentistqualified.aspx

Who Should Attend

The ideal participant will have already attended at least a basic introductory course. Participants can also receive credit towards Diplomate status for the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Early Bird Tuition: $6,495 (for registrations received by February 19)
Regular Tuition: $6,700 
Program: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, San Francisco
Credits: This activity is designated for 60 units of continuing education credit.         

This program is limited to 30 participants and includes continental breakfast and lunch each day. Participants are required to purchase oral appliances for the course. A list of supplies will be sent to you upon receipt of registration.

Jamison Spencer, DMD, MD, is a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Board of Craniofacial Pain and the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine. He is director of an AADSM accredited dental sleep medicine center in Boise and director of dental sleep medicine for Lane and Associates, a large group practice in North Carolina. He teaches head and neck anatomy at Boise State University and is adjunct faculty at the Tufts Craniofacial Pain Center.

Cameron Kuehne, DMD, MS, received a master’s degree in craniofacial pain and dental sleep medicine from Tufts University and is an adjunct faculty member at Boise State University. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain, the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine, and a fellow of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.

Eugene Santucci, DDS, MA, is an associate professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Science at the Dugoni School of Dentistry. He has a master’s degree in educational psychology and counseling and teaches occlusion, aesthetics and TMD. He has authored chapters on aesthetic dentistry and occlusion and is a fellow of the American College of Dentistry and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Additional world-renowned experts will be guest lecturers during this mini residency program.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.