Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that patients with obstructive sleep apnea have an increased risk of having a heart attack between typical sleeping hours. In fact, in their study, 91% had OSA.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Dentists across the country are participating in dental continuing education courses, which focus on screening and treating snoring and sleep apnea. Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions continue to grow as leaders in complete sleep protocol solutions, offering nearly 100 live lectures in 2014. Sleep Group Solutions is pleased to announce February dates for live lectures in dental sleep medicine, which discuss the dangers of OSA, and treatment options.
Dr. Michael Hnat, a Dental Sleep Medicine expert, and DSM instructor, stresses the importance of learning your role in treating SA (sleep apnea) patients. “Sleep apnea is a matter of the heart.” says Dr. Michael Hnat. “Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that patients with obstructive sleep apnea have an increased risk of having a heart attack between typical sleeping hours. In fact, in their study, 91% had OSA. This is rather convincing support of the effect of nighttime oxygen shortages on heart function.” Dr. Michael Hnat discusses shared risk factors associated with OSA during his lecture, and shares treatment options with supporting medical and scientific data.
The Sleep Group Solutions courses cover industry topics such as; screening techniques, instrumentation, visual signs and symptoms, oral appliances, insurance and billing, home sleep testing, marketing, and more. “2014 will be a busy year in Sleep. SGS is offering nearly 100 opportunities to learn live, I believe that is the most courses offered by one single dental sleep medicine education company,” says Vice President John Nadeau. “We are adding locations such as Indianapolis, Nashville, and San Diego, to accommodate more dentists to learn Sleep.” SGS is also the distributor and manufacturer of the Eccovision System, Pharyngometer and Rhinometer, which maps out the airway in real time.
February 2014 16 CE courses in dental sleep medicine include:
San Diego, CA
New Orleans, LA
Log on to sleepgs.com to view full listing of courses.
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.
About Dr. Michael Hnat
Dr Michael Hnat received his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1979 and has been in private general practice since then. He completed undergraduate studies summa cum laude at West Virginia University majoring in Biology with a minor in Physiology. In 2007 Dr Hnat relocated his practice to McMurray, PA focusing on dental sleep medicine as an integral part of his care to patients. His dental sleep medicine facility- Progressive Dental Solutions- was one of the first in the country to be granted full accreditation by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine demonstrating proficiency, practice and professionalism in providing optimal care to patients with sleep disordered breathing. He passionately works with a broad network of medical specialists and sleep labs throughout Southwestern PA and neighboring areas of Ohio and West Virginia in helping these individuals improve their quality of life.