Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency

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LIMITED ENROLLMENT

NOSHIR R. MEHTA, B.D.S., D.M.D., M.D.S., M.S. Professor, Craniofacial Pain Center; Associate Dean for Global Relations, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Diplomate American Boards of Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine

LEOPOLDO P. CORREA, B.D.S., M.S. Associate Professor, Department of General Dentistry; Head, Dental Sleep Medicine Section of Craniofacial Pain, Headache, and Sleep Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

ROBERT L. TALLEY, D.D.S. Founding Member, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain; two-time Past President

JAMISON R. SPENCER, D.M.D., M.S. President, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Craniofacial Pain, Headache, and Sleep Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

On-site curriculum will include:

Lectures by leading clinicians in the Sleep Medicine and Dental Sleep Medicine fields

  • Hands-on session
  • Case presentations
  • Video conferences

Guided self-study will include:

  • Sleep lab experience
  • Literature review
  • Case study preparation
  • Inter-module guided learning (i.e., assignments to be completed in advance of modules)
  • Video lecture review

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between craniofacial pain, headaches and TMD as they relate to sleep disorders
  • Evaluate the head, face, neck and airway as they relate to sleep-disordered breathing
  • Assess sleep studies, sleep imaging and their relationship to sleep-disordered breathing
  • Understand the 3-dimensional relationships that exist in dental occlusion and act as risk indicators for TMD and sleep disorders
  • Treat complex TMD and sleep-disordered breathing patients using unique combinations of oral appliances
  • Interact with medical sleep centers and understand the medical conditions affecting successful outcomes of treatments

To register, please contact AACP at 800.322.8651 or 703.234.4100. Fax: 703.435.4390. Write to: AACP

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