Course Synopsis

Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Haley, D.M.D.

Dental sleep medicine is not impossible; it’s achievable. Sleep disorders are recognized as a significant health issue in the United States. Now more than ever, dentists have a unique opportunity to screen patients and offer solutions to the potentially damaging and life-shortening consequences of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In this two-day program, clinicians will examine sleep, why it’s important, and the dentist’s role in overall health. Dr. Haley will cover screening for and identifying snoring, bruxism and obstructive sleep apnea, as well as choosing the correct oral appliance. Attendees will participate in a hands-on demonstration and sleep test, and learn successful techniques for integrating dental sleep medicine into the general practice.

Course Objectives

During this course, topics include:

  • Learn how to recognize and screen for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
  • Learn how to choose the correct oral sleep appliance for treatment of OSA, snoring and bruxism
  • Learn how to build relationships to increase physician referrals
  • Establish strategies for marketing dental sleep medicine in the general practice
  • Understand how to bill medical insurance companies
  • Immediate loading theory
  • Learn the necessary steps to become a network and Medicare durable medical equipment (DME) provider

Course Details

Date and Times

December 1 - 2, 2017 
8:30 am - 4:30 pm PT (Day 1)
8:30 am - 3:30 pm PT (Day 2)
Location: Glidewell International Technology Center - Irvine, CA

Available CE:

13 Hours



Dr. Suzanne Haley

Suzanne Haley, DMD

Dr. Suzanne Haley received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from the Medical College of Georgia, where she earned her DMD degree. She opened her practice in 1992 in Brunswick, Georgia, and built her current practice in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in 1994. Dr. Haley is an instructor for the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, where she teaches dental sleep medicine, TMJ therapy and facial esthetics.

Dr. Haley is a member of numerous dental associations, including the ADA, Georgia Dental Association, American Sleep and Breathing Academy, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Contact her at

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT0317

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