Frequently, you hear doctors talk about doing a sleep study on a patient for screening for airway issues, titrating and confirming the health of an airway with an appliance in place. The number of HSTs and PSGs are increasing every day.
Wondering more about dentistry & sleep disordered breathing? Ken Berley created a program of his experiences as an attorney & practicing sleep medicine dentist.
Untreated sleep apnea can reduce life expectancy 12 years! If you’re thinking about integrating sleep medicine into a dental practices, watch this video.
As dentists, you want to do the right thing in every case for your patients. Understanding the impact that Sleep Disordered Breathing has on them will help you to know how to help them.
In honor of 02 Global Airway Health Day (Oct 2nd), I have compiled a list of books and articles that enlighten, motivate, and encourage me to keep asking questions, challenge what I think I know, and embrace the moment before me. While most of this list centers around disordered breathing during sleep, there are other aspects of dentistry and life included.
Research shows that sleep appliances can work well for moderate sleep apnea. Watch Dr. Ken Berley share his knowledge in a webinar entitled, How to Implement Dental Sleep Medicine.
Gain invaluable information that will help you not only restore teeth more successfully, but also restore whole health for many of your patients!
Sleep Apnea is a potentially life-threatening medical condition. One of the ways we can help patients is to measure their night time bruxing. And it’s important that dentists address the parameters surrounding the measurement of masseter muscle activity and the effect it has on occlusion.
Spring may be a difficult time to sleep, but why? Allergies may be just one of many reasons. Whatever the case for not sleeping, sleep related disorders & airway issues are increasingly becoming a major part of dental service. What are you doing to screen for sleep related disorders?
The landscape of the dentist’s role in treating patients with sleep-disordered breathing can be a complicated one to navigate. In this webinar, Ken Berley DDS, DABDSM brings his unique practical experience in dentistry and law to help dentists effectively treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea.