Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the epidemiology and pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
  • Utilize the STOP Bang mnemonic for assessing OSA risk.
  • Stratify patient care and OSA severity based on the apnea hypopnea index (AHI).
  • Recall the gold standard in the diagnosis and management of OSA.
  • Walk through the process of prescribing and delivering a mandibular advancement device for OSA.