Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a common disorder, affecting approximately 4% of men and 2% of women in the middle-aged workforce, as well as children and the elderly.
In the past 15 years there has been an increasing recognition of the dental aspects of the disorder, from both pathophysiological and therapeutic points of view. This course aims to inform you about the diagnosis and management of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea, and to consider the role of the dentist in this field.
Topics to be covered
- The epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment modalities of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.
- Paediatric airway obstruction and dentofacial changes
- Assessment of the upper airways for mandibular splints
- ENT surgical techniques in treating OSA
- Othognathic surgery in treating OSA
- Transverse maxillary deficiency and sleep apnoea
- Orthopaedic and/or surgically assisted maxillary expansion
- Efficacy of the mandibular advancement splints in sleep apnoea
- Use of dental appliances in sleep apnoea and in snoring patients
- Long term effects of the mandibular advancement splints
Course dates and costs
|Date:||Monday 7 August 2017|
|Time:||9:00am - 4:00pm (Registration from 8:30am) - includes full day's catering|
|Venue:||To be confirmed|
Earlybird rate for dentists (ends 12 June 2017)
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