Effective Sleep Apnea Mouthpiece Treatment Options

It’s been suggested by recent research that oral appliance therapy is a viable treatment to correct everyday snoring and disruptive sleep disorders, like apnea. Worn only overnight, the mouthpiece fits similarly to a sports mouth guard. The mouthpiece keeps your bottom jaw pulled slightly outward which helps to keep your airway unobstructed and open. These oral mouthpieces are silent, easy to maintain and in some cases covered by your health insurance. Review all the options with your physician. If both of you agree that this therapy is the way to go, then you’ll receive a sleep apnea mouthpiece prescription and referral to a specialized dental professional. The dental professional will fit your mouthpiece specifically to your mouth. While there are many government approved oral aids, your doctor or dentist will suggest a mouthpiece that best suits your...

2016 Sharing Knowledge Through Each Other

This conference is organized for sleep lab managers, sleep technologists and Respiratory Therapists. Attendees will have the chance to recieve 9 CEC’s for BRPT, AAST and AARC. All event details are still being finalized, this page will be updated periodically. Please check back for more information! Thursday, June 2nd Schedule (3 CECs) 5:00-5:30– Check in 5:30-6:30– Earl Bogrow, DDS, FADG, – “Sleep Dentistry/Oral Appliance Therapy” 6:30-7:30– George Zureikat, MD – “Pediatric Sleep Apnea Updates” 7:30-8:30– Joe Kierzkowski, RPSGT, RST- “Not your normal pediatric case study” Join us Thursday night at Level 2 Bar & Rooftop after the last class! Friday, June 3rd Schedule (6 CECs) 8:15-9:00– Check in/Breakfast sponsored by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare 9:00-10:00– Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD- “Noninvasive Ventilation – Bridging Science and Clinical Care” 10:00-11:00– Caryn Prather, RRT, RPSGT & Kenan Hoelke, RPSGT, RST – “Scoring Guidelines” 11:00-12:00– Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD – “Servo Ventilation – The Story Hasn’t Ended” 12:00-1:00– Lunch and Meet Your Vendors sponsored by Philips Respironics 1:00-2:00– Mary Barr, RN,MSN,NP – “Whose patient is it anyway: role of home care, sleep lab & providers” 2:00-3:00– Larry MacDonald, MD, FACP- “LYING correctly to avoid A FIB” 3:00-4:00– Wael Berjaoui, MD – “OSA and Cardiovascular Disease” ** Schedule will be updated as speakers are finalized. Schedule is subject to change. Keynote Speaker We are extremely excited to welcome back, Teofilo Lee-Chiong for this years event! Dr. Teofilo Lee-Chiong is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, and Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine of the University...