Course Synopsis

Presenter: Jamison Spencer, DMD, M.S.

Sleep therapy can be one of the most rewarding services in the dental practice, as clinicians can play a critical role in helping to improve their patients’ overall health and quality of life. In this two-day course, attendees will learn a simplified technique for quickly incorporating provisional sleep treatment into the general practice. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of how to screen for sleep apnea, as well as how to obtain sleep apnea diagnosis, gain patient acceptance and provide the proper oral appliance. Participants will gain practical knowledge with hands-on, model-based exercises using various sleep appliances. Informed patient consent, medical billing and partnering with physicians will also be covered.

Learning Objectives

  • Screen patients and identify snoring and sleep apnea issues
  • Select the appropriate sleep appliance for provisional treatment
  • Implement bite registration and properly adjust oral appliances
  • Recognize, manage and prevent potential side effects of oral appliance therapy
  • Understand the informed consent process
  • Assess the pros and cons of medical billing
  • Learn how to become profitable without accepting medical insurance
  • Build relationships to increase physician referrals

Glidewell Education Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Glidewell Education Center 
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit 
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 
3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024. 
Provider ID# 216789

Course Details

Dates

March 17–18, 2023 (Irvine, CA)
Aug. 11–12, 2023 (Irvine, CA)
Oct. 27–28, 2023 (Irvine, CA)
Glidewell International Technology Center
2201 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Time

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Tuition

$795 per Doctor + $195 per Staff Member

Available CE

13 Hours

Method

Lecture/Participation/Hands-On

Jamison Spencer

Jamison Spencer, DMD, M.S.

Dr. Jamison Spencer is the past president of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP), a diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain (ABCP), a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) and a diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine (ABCDSM). He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and earned a Master of Science degree in craniofacial pain from Tufts University. He is the director of Dental Sleep Medicine for the Center for Sleep Apnea and TMJ, in Boise, Idaho, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Spencer has personally treated thousands of patients with sleep apnea and TMJ problems, and he now focuses on educating dentists on these topics. In pursuit of this goal, he created the Spencer Study Club, an online education, mentoring and implementation program to help dentists and their teams treat more patients with sleep apnea and TMJ disorders.


$795.00
Product Code: 70-1148-GITC0009

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