Frisco, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2011
SomnoMed, Inc., the global leader in oral appliance therapy technology, will host a Sleep Appliance Expo at the 87th Annual Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). The Meeting begins on Friday November 25th and lasts through Wednesday November 30th.
The SomnoMed Sleep Appliance Expo begins on Sunday, November 27th with a one day certification program presented by Steve Carstensen, D.D.S and Wesley E. Fleming, M.D. called Dental Sleep Medicine Protocols for General Dentists. Dr. Carstensen and Dr. Fleming will explain how dentists can identify patients at risk, integrate medical practice systems into their dental practice and treat patients successfully with SomnoDent. This course is all about implementation and is designed to provide all the tools needed to start treating OSA patients right away.
Monday, November 28th the SomnoMed Sleep Appliance Expo continues with Dr. Fleming and Dr. Nabeel Farah both board certified sleep physicians Introductory to Dental Sleep Medicine for General Dentists. This course is the first step for dentists interested in integrating dental sleep medicine into their practice. Monday continues with Clinical Specialist Courtney Snow showing the entire dental team successful procedures required to implement dental sleep medicine within a practice. The importance of patient screening and intake documentation is described in this course, Getting the Team Involved in Dental Sleep Medicine.
Tuesday, November 29th Dr. David Schwartz and Dr. Nabeel Farah offer the one day certification program again, Dental Sleep Medicine Protocols for General Dentists. Finishing up the SomnoMed Sleep Appliance Expo is the The Next Step: Advancing Your Knowledge of SomnoDent® Therapy Topics. Barry Glassman, D.M.D. focuses on complex treatment planning, case presentations, trouble shooting and how to further develop referral networks. As this course is designed around case studies, attendees would benefit if they already practice dental sleep medicine. Attendees will be encouraged to present clinical cases in an open forum, these cases will be collectively reviewed which provides a great opportunity to learn from each others’ experiences.
For more information about the SomnoMed Academy, click here.
SomnoMed is a publicly listed dental sleep medicine company (ASX:SOM) providing diagnostic and treatment solutions for Sleep Breathing Disorders such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea. SomnoMed was commercialized on the basis of extensive clinical research. Supporting independent clinical research, continuous innovation and instituting medical manufacturing standards has resulted in SomnoDent becoming the state-of-the-art and clinically proven medical oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea. SomnoDent is the most comfortable and effective design and treatment solution for over 70,000 patients in 20 countries. For additional information, visit SomnoMed at http://www.somnomed.com.