Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine

September 10, 2020
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Mark E. Abramson, DDS

Course Objectives

1 CE Credit

In this course, Dr. Mark Abramson provides an overview of dental sleep medicine and how it can be used to treat sleep-disordered breathing, which is widespread and associated with serious health consequences. Starting with an evolutionary perspective, the unique anatomy of the human jaw and throat will be examined in order to understand their vulnerability to breathing obstruction during sleep. Participants will gain knowledge of their role in screening and management of patients from diagnosis to treatment, including oral appliance therapies.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a working understanding of the field of sleep dentistry.
  • Be able to screen patients effectively for sleep-related breathing disorders.
  • Understand the important role that dentists hold in managing effective patient treatment.

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Recognition & Approval

ADA CERP Recognition

Glidewell Education Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Pace Approval

Glidewell Education Center
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024.
Provider ID# 216789

NBC CE Approval
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Mark E. Abramson, DDS

Dr. Mark Abramson is a Northern California-based clinician who specializes in the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders. He developed the FDA-approved O2 OASYS Oral/Nasal Airway System™ for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, and he is the president of Dream Systems LLC. Dr. Abramson is an adjunct professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he teaches courses on mindfulness-based stress reduction. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.

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