NYU College of Dentistry Dental Sleep Medicine

Course Overview

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a physician led academically founded academy for the advancement of sleep in the US, has recommended the use of oral appliances as a primary treatment for mild and moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

This has become the standard of practice and the parameter of care yet few dentists have University based training from Board Certified sleep specialists.

This course exposes the dentist to a multidisiplinary ENT, Pulmonary, Dental algorithm of diagnosis and treatment ideally suited to the snoring and apneic patient.

Learning Objectives

  • Be better able to interpret polysomnograms and portable sleep studies
  • Better understand obstructive sleep apnea and the differential diagnosis of the sleepy patient
  • Become more familiar with the latest medical and surgical treatments for OSA
  • Improve physical examination skills for the diagnosis and treatment of OSA
  • Be familiar with several oral appliances, their indications, insertion and titration
  • Learn integrated diagnosis and treatment from ENT’s Pulmonologists and other sleep specialists

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Randy Clare

Randy Clare

Randy Clare brings to The Sleep and Respiratory Scholar more than 25 years of extensive knowledge and experience in the sleep and pulmonary function field. He has held numerous management positions throughout his career and has demonstrated a unique view of the alternate care diagnostic and therapy model. He is considered by many an expert in the use of oral appliances like Silent Nite, EMA and TAP to treat snoring and sleep apnea in the dental office. Mr. Clare's extensive sleep industry experience assists Sleepandrespiratoryscholar in providing current, relevant, data-proven information on sleep diagnostics and sleep therapies that are effective for the treatment of sleep disorders. Mr Clare is director of business development for Glidewell a dental solutions company his focus is on dental treatment for sleep disordered breathing.

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