Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency
Saturday, October 12
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. Participants will become qualified in the selection of oral appliance therapy in the treatment of their patients with obstructive sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing.
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
- The use of Cone Beam CT in screening patients with sleep apnea
Who Should Attend
The ideal participant will have already attended at least a basic introductory course. The 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.
Early Bird Tuition: $6,495 (for registration received by April 10)
Regular Tuition: $6,700
Deposit: $1,000 (non-refundable)
Program: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Check-in: 8:00 am
Location: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, SF
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 required supplies will be sent to you upon receipt of registration.
Jamison Spencer, DMD, MS, 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 the past president of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. He is director of AADSM accredited dental sleep medicine center in Boise, Idaho, and Salt Lake City, Utah. He teaches head and neck anatomy at Boise State University and is an adjunct faculty member at University of North Carolina.
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 Preventative and Restorative Dentistry 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, and is an American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine Qualified Dentist.
Additional World-Renowned Experts:
Ken Berley, DDS, JD • Steven Carstensen, DDS • Christian Guilleminault, MD
Su-Jung Kim, DDS, MDS, PhD • Stanley Yung Chuan Liu, MD, DDS
Jonathan A. Parker, DDS • Anil Rama, MD
and many more
Register online at dental.pacific.edu/CDEclasses