AM LECTURE
INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE FOR THE GENERAL DENTAL TEAM
DR. STEVE CARSTENSEN

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018

  • TIME: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • AUDIENCE: Dentist, RDH, DA, EFDA, Management
  • CE UNITS: 3.0
  • LECTURE #: 017
  • AGD CODE: 160
  • MODERATORS: Dr. Lon Kessler and Dr. Dan Kim

Educational Grant provided by CareCredit & Kettenbach, USA

This is an overview of sleep-disordered breathing and what the dental team can do to impact the health of their patients. We cover basics of sleep, dental appliances, how to work with sleep physicians to market your service, and touch on medical insurance interaction.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Describe sleep physiology, both what is normal and what is abnormal
  • Illustrate to their patients the medical consequences of untreated SDB
  • Apply basic sleep appliance therapy to selected patients
  • Communicate with sleep physicians about collaborative care
star TUITION (Before February 12, 2018)
Second District Members: Free
ADA Members Outside of Second District: $150
Non-ADA Member: $250
Staff: $90

STEVE CARSTENSEN, DDS

Steve Carstensen, DDS, has been treating sleep apnea and snoring for 20 years, has completed training at UCLA's Mini-Residency in Sleep and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He lectures internationally at over 20 events per year training dentists in sleep medicine, directs sleep education at the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and Spear Education and is a faculty member of the Sleep Residency Program at University of the Pacific and Louisiana State University. For the AADSM, he was a Board Member, Secretary-Treasurer and President-Elect. From 2007–2010 Steve served the ADA on the Council for Annual Sessions and was Chair of the 2010 ADA meeting. Since 2014, he has been Editor-in-Chief of Dental Sleep Practice Magazine. Together, with a partner, he founded Premier Sleep, a practice in Bellevue, WA, entirely devoted to helping people breathe better and sleep better.