The Frontline Bruxism and Dental Sleep Course is a comprehensive, live course that gives the dentist and entire team a sound understanding of the steps required to successfully integrate dental sleep medicine and bruxism treatment into the practice.
Course includes the following:
- Learn to perform an all-inclusive patient screening and exam for OSA, bruxism, and orofacial pain
- In depth head and neck anatomy instruction as it relates to bruxism and obstructive sleep apnea
- Choosing and using the ideal home sleep and bruxism monitor for your practice
- Understand oral appliance classifications for OSA and bruxism and learn protocols for choosing the correct oral appliance for each patient
- Are all laboratories the same in making oral appliances? Absolutely not!
- Recognize when bruxism and oral appliances are essential and when they are detrimental to health
- Understand the use of chemotherapeutics such as lidocaine and botulinum toxin for simple and effective pain management, differential diagnosis and allowing patients to adapt and be comfortable with oral appliance therapy.
- Marketing dental sleep medicine to your patients and their physicians
- Acquire a basic understanding of the steps necessary to bill medical insurance and medicare
- 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(13 CE hours)
Dr. Caron Glickman: Dr Glickman has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for over twenty-five years in the Seattle area. She attended Mills College in Oakland, CA and obtained her dental degree from the University of Washington Dental School, where she also completed post-graduate training in care for medically compromised and disabled patients. In the last couple of years, she has expanded the scope of her practice to include Sleep Apnea, TMJ therapeutics, and facial esthetics with Botox, Dermal Fillers and Kybella. Dr. Glickman is a member of the WSDA, ADA, and the AAFE. She divides her time between Duvall, WA and Calgary, Alberta, and is active in both communities. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering and traveling with her husband.
Dr. Vesna Sutter: For the past twenty years Dr. Vesna Sutter has prided herself on changing people’s lives. A smile is the strongest most genuine thing people can share with one another and she has dedicated her life to helping as many people as she can achieve the smile of their dreams. She is a 1986 graduate of Loyola Dental School and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois Champaign- Urbana. The field of dentistry is constantly changing and in order to provide her patients with the best opportunities to change their lives Dr. Sutter has taken over 500 hours of continuing education in Sleep Disorder Breathing Dentistry, Implants, Sedation, Orthodontics, TMJ Disorders, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Facial Esthetics. She is an active member of many organizations.