AACP Australia Chapter presents:
Expert Practitioners in sleep and pain,
a comprehensive guide to clinical success
Sydney, 25th to 28th July 2019
Expert Practitioners in sleep and pain, a comprehensive guide to clinical success - Sydney, 25th to 28th July 2019
This four-day course established by Drs. Mayoor Patel and Terry Bennett is designed to educate and encourage a dentist of any ability to better understand and learn the new and exciting treatments for TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
The course goes in detail about Temporomandibular joint dysfunctions and Dental Sleep disorders and details the correlation of one to the other. After the four days, the registrant should have a good understanding of both disciplines and should be able to start initiating these disciplines into their general practice.
Many of these patients are currently going undiagnosed in your practice. Learn how to diagnose and treat.
By learning these new treatments, you will add new profit centers to your practice.
Self satisfaction achieved by treating many of these patients that have endured debilitating pain for years.
By learning these new skills, you will be able to offer a total care philosophy to your patients.
Differentially diagnose the most common orofacial pains seen in a general dental practice.
Differentiate Direct Pain from Referred Pain and treat each appropriately.
Differentiate between Dental Pain, Sinus Pain, Referred Pain and Neuropathic Pain.
Diagnose Odontalgias and Neuromas; and treat them with Neurosensory Stents using compounded pharmaceutical ointments.
Utilize basic pharmaceutical management of common Orofacial Neuropathic Pains.
Understand when and how to give diagnostic and treatment injections.
Managing and minimizing side effects from oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea.
How to review and understand a diagnostic sleep study. What you need to know to treat effectively.
How to manage a TMJ disorder and obstructive sleep apnea simultaneously.
Day 1:Basic Head, neck and TMJ anatomy as it relates to TMD and Sleep. Neuroanatomy, craniofacial and neuropathic pain syndromes. Comprehensive head and neck examination along with range of motion evaluations as it relates to TMD and Sleep disorders.
Day 2:Radiographic evaluations of plain film and CT imaging, Musculoskeletal and Craniofacial pain disorders. Appliances used for craniofacial pain and construction of these appliances in your office.
Day 3:Physiology of normal and abnormal sleep along with classification of sleep disorders. Understanding oral appliances for sleep and picking the appropriate appliance. Understanding the correct bite relationship and taking of this bite.
Day 4:Understanding the TMJ and it’s relationship with SDB, treatment options for OSA, adjunct therapy for pain management. Understanding OSA treatments and how to deal with failures, how to read and understand the PSG and HST.
Estimated that 25-40% of your current practice involves one or more of these disciplines.
There is a 50-70% correlation of sleep disorders and TMD and good chance if a patient has one of these problems, they will have the other.
You can provide TMD treatment with an oral device designed to treat a sleep disorder problem.
Increase your practice profitability without having to add new patients to your practice.
Learn to market to your patients and other doctors about this new and exciting discipline of dentistry.
Full Registration Includes
4 Days registration includes entry to all sessions for the full four days. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. In the submission form please advise us on any dietary needs you may have.
CPD Points & fees
CPD for 4 days
Anticipated 20 hours
AACP Member $2350 Incl GST
Non Member $2650 Incl GST
The event will be held at Sir Stamford Circular Quay Hotel, Sydney, Australia - 93 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000