Dental Continuing Education Courses Focus on Treating Sleep Apnea Through Oral Appliance Therapy

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Sleep Group Solutions and Ottawa Dental Laboratory team up to teach dentists their role in the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea

Sleep Seminars

Ottawa Dental Lab is very good at what they do. They make a variety of sleep appliances, including the Respire Blue Series, EMA and the NORAD. We are looking forward to introducing our seminar attendees to this full service lab.

Around 20% of Americans report getting less than 5 hours of sleep each night.  Those with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) often report snoring, morning headaches, daytime fatigue, irritability, high blood pressure, hypertension and more.  Sleep Group Solutions, leaders in dental continuing education are teaming up with Ottawa Dental Laboratory to teach dentists how to treat patients for sleep apnea and snoring through oral appliance therapy (OAT). 
Dental continuing education courses focusing on the treatment of sleep apnea have become an asset in dental offices across the country.  During these courses, provided by Sleep Group Solutions, dentists and staff members learn proper sleep protocol including; sleep stages, screening technologies, clinical issues, home sleep testing, medical billing, appliances and more.  Teaming up with Ottawa Dental Laboratory, a full service dental lab in Ottawa, IL will provide seminar attendees an in depth look into the exciting world of oral appliance therapy.  “Our partnership with Sleep Group Solutions affords us the opportunity to help our dental clients expand their business through sleep medicine. We’re very excited to be a part of the treatment of such a life-threatening condition, and it all begins with education,”  says Luke Caruso, President and CEO of Ottawa Dental Laboratory.  SGS and Ottawa Dental Laboratory hosted their first seminar together in St. Louis, MO in May.  The experience and feedback from the seminar attendees was extremely positive, and future seminar dates were added. 
“The partnership makes sense.  Ottawa Dental Lab is very good at what they do.  They make a variety of sleep appliances, including the Respire Blue Series, EMA and the NORAD.  We are looking forward to introducing our seminar attendees to this full service lab for sleep appliances,”  says Rani Ben-David, President of Sleep Group Solutions.  For dentists looking to attend a total sleep protocol course on dental sleep medicine, log onto for more information.
Dental Sleep Medicine Courses with Ottawa Dental Laboratory and Sleep Group Solutions:
 July 27/28-Chicago, IL ( Intro Course)
July 27/28-Chicago, IL (Advanced Course) Dentists must take the Intro Course first
Sept. 28/29-Chicago, IL (Intro Course)
About Sleep Group Solution 
Sleep Group Solutions is an airway diagnostic technology company serving the needs of physicians and dentists interested in screening, diagnosing and treating sleep apnea and other upper airway disorders.  Sleep Group Solutions offers the latest screening and diagnostic equipment solutions for patients with allergy, sinus congestion, rhinitis, deviated septum, nasal polyps, snoring and sleep apnea.  SGS offers the most comprehensive dental sleep medicine CE seminars in the industry focused on teaching dentists the protocols needed to make the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea part of their practice.  SGS offers sleep study interpretation, oral appliances (Norad Boil & Bite, Respire), online directory and online marketing for CPAP Intolerant patients.  SGS is the manufacturer of the Eccovision Systems Rhinometer and Pharyngometer. The Pro Player Health Alliance is a partnership of Sleep Group Solutions and former NFL Players.  PPHA brings public events to cities which raise awareness of sleep apnea and allow fans to meet their favorite NFL super stars. 

About Ottawa Dental Laboratory
The Ottawa Dental Laboratory has been serving the dental community since 1937. The lab was founded by Lucien “Tony” Caruso on a shoestring budget. Tony’s philosophy from day one was to “treat every case as though it were for your mother” which became the foundation for his success. Little did Tony realize way back then, just how strong of a foundation he had created, which now in it’s 3rd generation, supports 3 locations. It’s been seventy-five years in the making. Like the father before him, Luke, Jr. has mentored his sons, Luke, III and Jim, in the dental laboratory business. Luke, III is VP of CAD/CAM and New Technology. He is committed to the investment in innovative equipment, technology, and materials, as well as new product development. Jim is VP of New Business Development and oversees many of the operational functions of all three laboratories. He ensures that all three of the locations operate like a well-oiled machine in order to deliver the best products and service to their customers.
This deep-rooted family business continues to grow as their dedication and loyalty to the dental community remains constant. The Caruso family is committed to forge ahead in the twenty first century with the dental industry. They’ll continue to thrive and the key to their successful future will be to continue embracing the foundation of why the lab was founded in the first place: “to provide the finest dental prosthetics in the Midwest”. And they’ll not forget to “treat every case as if it were your mother’s” or in Luke and Jim’s case, their “grandmother’s.” They believe that the future of customer satisfaction will continue to be based on solid relationships of trust and respect. It is this commitment that will make dreams of the future come true.

The Ottawa Dental Laboratory: Let the tradition of dental excellence continue . . .

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