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The Synergistic Interplay Between Dental Sleep Medicine and General Dentistry, Should Your Practice be Concerned? Why? (ce621) - Introduction

The Synergistic Interplay Between Dental Sleep Medicine and General Dentistry, Should Your Practice be Concerned? Why?

COURSE NUMBER: 621

Gene Santucci, DDS, MA

Credit Hours:

1.5 Hour(s)

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As dentistry expands its vision of care to encompass the total patient, sleep is definitely in the crosshairs. This course will bring to light not only the need to evaluate your patients for disturbed sleep patterns but offer the basic inf...

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Overview

As dentistry expands its vision of care to encompass the total patient, sleep is definitely in the crosshairs. This course will bring to light not only the need to evaluate your patients for disturbed sleep patterns but offer the basic information to add to your existing evaluation process for all patients of record.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Nov 11, 2020

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Nov 10, 2023

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    730

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Detect the children and adults in your practice that suffer from disturbed sleep.
  • Explore the effect on total body health as a result of the various comorbidities resulting from disturbed sleep and how it may affect your general dentistry.
  • Understand why a child experiencing ADHD symptoms just may be the result of disturbed sleep.
  • Explore the recent ADA resolution regarding your office's role regarding the detection, referral or treatment regarding this new paradigm of total patient care.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Santucci reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
Gene Santucci

Gene Santucci

DDS, MA

Dr. Gene Santucci is an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry (UOP), in San Francisco, CA. He holds a master’s degree in educational p...

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