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OSA Treatment and Successful Integration of Dental Sleep into your Practice

Hands-On, Over-the-Shoulder Live Patient Treatment Course

It is estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with more than 80% of the moderate and severe cases of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) going undiagnosed. Dentists improve the quality of life for their patients every day. However, treating OSA provides a unique opportunity for dentists to save lives.

Did you know that a significant percentage of TMD patients have an underlying sleep disorder? And a large percentage of sleep disorder patients have TMD symptoms or are prone to them? If you have a successful TMD practice, or are interested in growing that part of your practice, then identifying and treating sleep breathing disorders is essential.

This limited attendance, 2-day, 14 CE credit course, designed for doctor and team, will teach effective techniques to recognize, treat and manage OSA patients; techniques and procedures that you and your team can immediately implement to build a successful sleep medicine practice.  Instructor and leading clinician, Jeffrey Haddad, DDS, will share with you his secrets for success in establishing two successful Sleep/TMD practices with a proven track record of outstanding patient care and financial success. 
It is highly recommended that your team attends this course to support and implement the techniques learned.


Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the interrelationship of airway, TMD and Sleep disorders

  • Protocols for effective screening, examination and identification of OSA signs and symptoms for all your patients

  • Learn how to treat Sleep disorders and successfully integrate sleep medicine into your TMD practice

  • Learn how to take a proper TENS Neuromuscular Sleep Bite - demonstrated on a Live patient- to build an optimum OSA appliance for your Sleep patients

  • Becoming proficient with Myotronics equipment provides opportunities to co-treat TMD and OSA and deliver the most precise and comfortable TMD and Sleep appliances for your patients

  • Learn how your team can properly integrate sleep protocols into your practice

  • Learn how to recognize and manage Sleep breathing disorders and how to effectively establish relationships with other health care providers resulting in a future steady stream of referrals

  • Learn proven internal and external marketing strategies and referral techniques to promote the TMD and Sleep portion of your practice

  • Learn how financially beneficial it can be to add Sleep dentistry to your practice

Course Overview - Day 1:


  • Understanding the basics of sleep, the different types of sleep breathing disorders and the definitions utilized in sleep

  • Identifying and recognizing the signs and symptoms of patients suffering with a sleep breathing disorder

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Airway and Sleep Breathing

  • Indicators and predictors of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Why TENS is so important in optimizing the jaw position of your sleep appliance

  • Different types of sleep appliances and the advantages and disadvantages associated with them

  • The relationship of OSA and TMD and how to identify and manage these patients


  • Live patient over the shoulder demonstration on how to take a Dental TENS Neuromuscular Sleep Bite

  • Application of electrodes on attendees and TENSing to take Dental TENS Neuromuscular Sleep Bite (First half of class)

  • Set up of sleep monitors for attendees for take home studies

Course Overview - Day 2:


  • Understanding how to analyze a home sleep study and how to communicate the findings to your patients to help them understand the results

  • Utilizing Cone Beam Technology for airway diagnosis

  • Learn how to effectively communicate snoring and sleep apnea treatment options with your patients

  • How to properly implement sleep into your practice including scheduling, screening tools and forms

  • How to properly promote and market the sleep portion of your practice

  • Learn how to successfully network with other health professionals in your area to build mutually beneficial relationships

  • Understand the techniques for the management of medical insurance and sleep disorders

  • How to effectively utilize your team to properly integrate sleep protocols in your practice


  • Reading of attendees home sleep studies

  • Live patient over-the-shoulder demonstration on how to take a K7 Neuromuscular Sleep Bite

  • Application of electrodes on attendees and TENSing to take TENS Neuromuscular Sleep Bite (Second half of class)

  • Proper delivery of a sleep appliance

*This course provides 14 CE credits

*A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to team members

* It is a requirement that you bring a set of stone models of your own bite

Available Courses
Meet the Instructors
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Rochester/Troy, Michigan

Jeffrey S. Haddad, DDS received his dental degree from the University of Michigan in 2001. Dr. Haddad maintains two dental practices in Rochester and Troy, Michigan with focus on TMD, Sleep Disorders, and full mouth reconstruction. He has lectured nationally on TMD, Sleep Disorders, cosmetic and implant dentistry, and practice marketing.  

Cancellation Policy

Since space is limited in order to create the best learning experience possible, cancellations received outside the 45 days prior to the course are subject to a cancellation fee of $100 per attendee. No refunds will be given if canceled within 45 days of the event. Cancellations must be made in writing. 

Myotronics Inc. reserves the right to cancel courses 60 days prior to the scheduled date of a course for any reason, including an insufficient number of participants. Should Myotronics cancel a course; Myotronics will refund the fees in full. Myotronics will not be responsible for any other fees, costs or consequential damages with canceling this Myotronics course or activity. Myotronics recommends that participants do not make any non-refundable travel or lodging reservations more than 60 days before any event for which they have registered.

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