Dr. Steven Goudy Pediatric Sleep Apnea Atlanta, GA
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  • Director, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Emory School of Medicine

Saturday Courses
SA239 - Pediatric Oral Health Seminar: Pediatric Airway Issues
Time: 8 AM - 12 PM
Room: GWCC, GWCC A402
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $80.00  Other Fee: $50.00

8 a.m. Breakfast provided by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta


8:30 a.m.       

Dr. Juan Yepes

Recognition of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children

Attendees will learn the critical signs and symptoms that present in children with obstructive sleep apnea. The lecture will introduce the pediatric dental team to a condition that often is not well recognized and has serious health implications. Dr. Yepes will present various case studies during this lecture.


9:30 a.m.      

Dr. Steve Goudy

Pediatric Sleep Apnea: Causes and Treatment

What are the most common causes of sleep apnea in children? How
do we address refractory sleep apnea? What are the side effects and
consequences of untreated sleep apnea as well as under-treated?
These questions and more will be answered in this informative talk
about causes and treatment considerations of pediatric sleep apnea. 


10:30 a.m.   

Dr. Dan Dunwody

The Effects of Chronic Airway Obstruction on the Growing Face, Teeth, and Quality of Life

Who is most susceptible? What are the primary causes of the obstruction? What are the bony and soft tissues and dental changes associated with the chronic airway obstruction? Are they reversible? How is the patient's quality of life affected? Case presentations and retrospective observations will illustrate the clinical findings of this 35-year quest.


11:30 a.m.     Panel Discussion and Questions

Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses