Dental Sleep Therapy – Thursday, September 30, 2021
Category 2 – 2 CE Points
Speaker: Dr. John Viviano
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Networking & Meet the Sponsors
6:30 pm - 6:45 pm: Announcements
6:45 pm - 8:15 pm: Presentation
8:15 pm - 8:30 pm: Q&A
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Networking
Sleep Apnea prevalence is approaching 1 Billion world-wide. In Canada, the prevalence of Mild to moderate disease hovers around 1/3 of our typical patient base. The Medical alternative known as CPAP is poorly accepted by many patients, leaving 1/3 sub-optimally managed and 1/3 unmanaged all together. Learn about how oral appliances compare to CPAP and about the role you and your team could be playing to help these patients.
- The prevalence of Sleep Disordered Breathing.
- How CPAP and OAT compare regarding Efficacy and Compliance.
- How these differences impact on Therapeutic Outcomes.
- Most important factor influencing which is the best treatment alternative.
- Dealing with Physician resistance.
Disclosure: Dr. Viviano is active Consultant to SomnoMed
John Viviano DDS D ABDSM Bio:
Dr. Viviano obtained his credentials from the University of Toronto in 1983. His clinic is limited to managing sleep-disordered breathing and sleep-related bruxism. He is a Credentialed Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and has lectured internationally, conducted original research, and authored original articles on the management of sleep-disordered breathing. His clinic is the first Canadian facility accredited by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and he is Clinical Director of the Sleep Disorders Dentistry Research and Learning Centre. Dr. Viviano also hosts the SleepDisordersDentistry LinkedIn Discussion Group, conducts dental sleep medicine CE programs for various levels of experience, including a 4-day mini residency and administers the SDDacademy.com Online Learning Platform. He can be reached at (905) 212-7732, John@DrViviano.com or via website sleepdisordersdentistry.com.