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"Obstructive Sleep Apnea" course preview by Dr. Jamison Spencer
Posted: 1/6/2017

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To hear more from Dr. Spencer, consider attending one of his courses at the Hinman Dental Meeting

"Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Looking Beyond the Teeth and Saving Lives!"

Dentists are uniquely positioned to easily evaluate for signs of obstructive sleep apnea. Oral appliance therapy can also be an effective treatment, literally saving lives. Review the basics of normal sleep, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. This course will also cover diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, including the dentist’s role and appliance selection.

This lecture will be offered twice at Hinman. Friday, 3/24 (Course Fr244) and Saturday, 3/25 (Course Sa285) from 8:30 -11:30 a.m.

"Hands-On Dental Sleep Medicine" 

In this hands-on program, Dr. Spencer will expand on his lecture, Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Looking Beyond the Teeth and Saving Lives! Take a journey from the initial patient examination, to diagnosis, appliance selection, bite registration, fitting, follow up and avoiding side effects. Participants will take a bite registration on each other and also fit a morning repositioner.

This participation course will be offered twice at Hinman. Friday, 3/24 (Course Fr152) from 1:30 -4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 3/25 (Course Sa165) from 1 - 4 p.m.

Dr. Jamison Spencer is the director of the Center for Sleep Apnea and TMJ in Boise, Idaho, and the Director of Dental Sleep Medicine for Lane and Associates Family Dentistry in Raleigh, North Carolina.  He is a Diplomate of the Board of Craniofacial Pain, and a Diplomate of the Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.  Dr. Spencer completed a MS degree at Tufts University with an emphasis in Craniofacial Pain.  He is adjunct faculty at Tufts University and the co-director of Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residencies at both Tufts University and University of the Pacific.  Dr. Spencer currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife of 24 years and their 6 children.

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