Intercepting Sleep Disordered Breathing - The Integral Role of Dental Professionals

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Dr. Ben Miraglia, Intercepting Sleep Disordered Breathing - The Integral Role of Dental Professionals
Speaker: Dr. Ben Miraglia
Category: Sleep Medicine
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
This course is a call to action for all dental professionals who are dedicated to prevent sleep disordered breathing (SDB) rather than wait to treat the devastating effects it imposes; ADHD, bed wetti...more
  • 5.0 (1 Review)
  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 3/17/2021
  • Expiration Date: 3/17/2024
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 160.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

Synopsis:
This course is a call to action for all dental professionals who are dedicated to prevent sleep disordered breathing (SDB) rather than wait to treat the devastating effects it imposes; ADHD, bed wetting, asthma, cardiovascular disease, lower IQ, depression, and other maladies.

With an estimated 22 million Americans suffering from OSA and 80 percent of the cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea undiagnosed, dental professionals are called upon to help reverse this crisis. By understanding the root causes of OSA, malocclusion and soft tissue dysfunction, dental professionals can take proactive steps in applying lifesaving protocols to prevent OSA in patients of all ages while also adding a new and timely revenue source.


Description of Speaker:
Dr. Ben Miraglia graduated from the SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and has 26 years general practice experience in Mt. Kisco, NY, including 16 years interceptive orthodontic experience where his focus has been on early childhood growth and development. Dr. Miraglia lectures globally on sleep disordered breathing, clear aligner therapy and craniofacial development. Dr. Miraglia holds faculty positions with Align Technology and is on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry. He is on the President’s Council of Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco, NY. and is VP Clinical Affairs for Airway Health Solutions.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Understand the etiology of Sleep Disordered Breathing and Malocclusion
  • Recognize the signs/symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Recognize the devastating effects of underdeveloped maxillae and mandibles
  • Discuss the importance of early intervention via proper growth and development of the jaws.
  • Discover a new paradigm of airway development that will change the way you practice dentistry for good!

Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/speaker declare that they have had a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation within the field of dentistry or health care with the following: Align Technology, Vivos Therapeutics, Breathe Correct-VSB, Myofunctional Research Co, Laruen Gueits and Associates, LLC.

CE Reviews

Overall

5.0  (1 Review)
 1 person would recommend this course to a friend.
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5.0
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5.0
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5.0
Wonderful journey!
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User: lmstrieterdds
Date: 4/3/2021
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5
Loved the presentation. It really explains the issues of growth well. Thank you.
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This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

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For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at hogo@dentaltown.com
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