Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 05, 2013
Dentists from across the country are participating in dental sleep medicine continuing education courses, which teach dental professionals how to screen and treat snoring and sleep apnea patients. With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Sleep Group Solutions continues to grow as leaders in complete sleep protocol solutions, by offering over 75 courses annually. This month on July 26-27th, Philadelphia area dentists and hygienists can earn 16 CEU’s and learn life saving treatment techniques from Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz, a dental sleep medicine expert and Sleep Group Solutions instructor.
Home sleep testing, insurance and billing, marketing, oral appliances, and working with physicians - these are all hot topics in dentistry today, and for a good reason. According to numerous studies, the amount of undiagnosed Americans with sleep apnea continues to grow. Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz, a South Carolina dentist who provides treatment to those who suffer, is looking forward to teaching Philly doctors about oral appliance therapy and dental sleep medicine, at his upcoming seminar in Philadelphia this month. “Sleep Group Solutions has given me the perfect platform to share my knowledge of sleep medicine with others so that together, we can make a difference for the 80 million Americans battling sleep disordered breathing. I love Philadelphia, and I am looking forward to meeting everyone!” Dr. Horowitz said on his upcoming Philly course, which is being held at Embassy Suites-City Center on July 26-27th from 8-5:30pm, both days.
During the Sleep Group Solutions AGD/PACE approved course, attendees can expect to earn 16 CEU and learn the following topics:
-Introduction to sleep - sleep stages, disorders
-Sleep apnea prevalence - why is there a need for treatment
-Sleep apnea symptoms/clinical issues
-Treating snoring and sleep apnea in a dental office - protocol review
-Patient education; addressing key issues and getting a snoring patient to convert to a sleep apnea treatment case
-Prepare home sleep study for select course attendees
-Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer
-Working with Sleep Physicians
-Download previous night’s sleep study and review study data and sleep report with class
-Dental Sleep Medicine step-by-step protocol flow chart
-Hands on working with popular oral appliances like the TAP, Respire, EMA, SilentNight and more!
-Appliance review - pro's and con's of all of the major sleep appliances
-Medical insurance billing. Review of the latest codes, fees, procedures and recommendations from SGS experts who are doing this daily
-Dental Sleep Protocol recap from A to Z
For dentists looking to learn more about Dental Sleep Medicine and offer patients an alternative to CPAP, Sleep Group Solutions Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine course is a great place to begin your DSM journey. Register for the Philadelphia sleep course, here.
About Dr. Jeffrey Horowitz
Dr. Jeff Horowitz, a native of Old Bridge, New Jersey, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh , receiving early admission to dental school after his junior year. In 1991 he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr Horowitz has dedicated himself to continuing education, earning him the fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry, Mentorship status at the prestigious Kois Center for Advanced Dental Studies, and fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Horowitz is also a member of the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine.
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. Sleep Group Solutions offers sleep study interpretation, oral appliances (Norad Boil & Bite, Respire), online directory 1800SleepLab.com and online marketing for CPAP Intolerant patients. SGS is the manufacturer of the Eccovision Systems Rhinometer and Pharyngometer, and offers Home Sleep Testing devices from Watermark Medical.