The UCSF Mini-Residency in Dental Sleep Medicine is designed for dental professionals to develop in-depth knowledge and clinical procedures for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. Participants will become skilled at utilizing oral appliance therapy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep disordered breathing, and snoring patients in their practices.
Dental practices are often regarded as solo operator enterprises, confined to a finite revenue stream and income potential. However, implementing the same business analytics, economics, and accounting principles utilized by Fortune 500 Companies into daily practices operations, any dental practice can grow into a scalable multi-million dollar enterprise. The purpose of this course is to introduce doctors and practice management professionals to basic principles and to use universal strategies geared at reducing overhead and increasing revenue.
The Maxillary Skeletal Expander (MSE) has evolved since 2004, and its applications have been steadily growing. With a proliferation of MSE related publications, there is clear evidence to support its utility in orthodontic therapy.
This course provides updated information for using oral conscious sedation for pediatric and adolescent dental patients that can be performed in your offices with your staff. Drug pharmacology and selected regimens will be presented in the context of appropriate patient selection, while considering your pediatric patients’ anatomical airway and physiological development. This year, we will also add morphine in our drug regimen’s selection.
Conference sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends. Topics include: