Dental Sleep Medicine: From Getting Started to Billing. Filmed Live at Townie Meeting

Townie Meeting 2017 Lecture Series
This course is part of Townie Meeting 2017 Lecture Series
Series View Cost: $295
Course Count: 13
Series Credit Cost: Included
Total Credits: 25
Dr. Mark Murphy, Dental Sleep Medicine: From Getting Started to Billing. Filmed Live at Townie Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Mark Murphy
Category: Sleep Medicine
CE Credits: 2.5
Format: MP4 Video
It is estimated that 25 percent of the population is at risk for this life-threatening condition, and dentistry is at the front lines. Mark will help you begin to chart a course into the various aspe...more
  • Running Time: 2 hours
  • Released: 8/16/2017
  • Expiration Date: 8/1/2020
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2.5 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.

The fee to view the entire series is $295. This cost includes all fees to take all exams and claim your CE credits.


This course will survey the current landscape of medical and dental treatments for sleep apnea to help you decide how and if to evolve into this life-saving arena. The overview will cover marketing, physician communication, basic treatment philosophies, appliance choices, medical billing and the financial and emotional impact on your practice and team. Sleep medicine has progressed in diagnosis and treatment protocols and outcome predictability. It is estimated that 25 percent of the population is at risk for this life-threatening condition, and dentistry is at the front lines. Mark will help you begin to chart a course into the various aspects of this treatment construct. This course will help you determine if you want to treat these patients.

Description of Speaker:
Mark Murphy is the principal of Funktional Business Consulting, lead faculty for clinical education at ProSomnus, a member of the guest faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy and is a regular presenter on business development, practice management and leadership at the Pankey Institute. He has served on the boards of directors of the Pankey Institute, Identalloy Council, the Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology, St. Vincent DePaul’s Dental Center and the Dental Advisor. He lectures internationally on leadership, practice management, communication, case acceptance, planning, dental sleep medicine, occlusion and TMD. He has a knack for presenting pertinent information in an entertaining manner.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • General understanding of the sleep-related conditions and the role of the dental team.
  • Effective communication with the physicians and their offices.
  • Develop a matrix for marketing sleep appliance therapy to current patients and prospects.
  • Overview of the medical billing process and the financial and emotional impact on your practice.

The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of his family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. He does declare that he does have a financial interest in consulting and educating dental professionals on the topics that he lectures on as well as a financial interest in a product that he mentions.

CE Policies
American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD CreditApproved PACE Program Provider
FAGD / MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or
provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
Provider ID# 304396
American Dental Association (ADA), Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

Legal Disclaimer:
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.

Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.

Computer Requirements:
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State CE Requirements:
Click Here for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.

Refund Policy
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.

For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
To reap the full benefits of this CE course, the presenters (Howie Horrocks and Mark Dilatush) have agreed to create a marketing plan specifically tailored to your practice and your specific market area. Having your marketing plan printed and open while you view the course material, will greatly individualize your learning experience.

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