Snoring & Sleep Apnea: Fitting and Follow Up

January 3, 2023
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Jamison Spencer, DMD, M.S.

Course Objectives

1 CE Credit

In the final session of the dental and sleep medicine series, Dr. Jamison Spencer explains the correct protocols dentists should take before, during and after the final fitting of a sleep appliance. Clinicians will gain an in-depth understanding of these protocols to give patients long-term treatment success.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the principles for fitting the appliance and alteration and adjustment of the appliance for long-term success
  • Recognize the need for long-term follow up with regular maintenance and replacement of the appliance every 3 to 5 years
  • Develop a protocol for referring the patient back to the prescribing MD with titration of the appliance in the sleep lab

Recognition & Approval

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

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Jamison Spencer, DMD, M.S.

Dr. Jamison Spencer is the director of the Center for Sleep Apnea and TMJ in Boise, Idaho, and the director of dental sleep medicine for Lane and Associates Family Dentistry, a group practice with more than 30 locations in North Carolina. A past president of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP), he is a founding faculty member of both the AACP’s Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency and the AACP/Tufts University Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency program, and he developed and taught a cadaver-based head and neck anatomy program at Boise State University. Dr. Spencer is also the inventor of the Silent Sleep oral appliance, which is FDA-cleared for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.

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