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Mon, 13 June
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Live Webinar: Heart Attack, Stroke, Obesity: Is Dentistry to Blame?

Speaker(s): J. Brian Allman DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FAGD, FAACP, FICCMO, FASGD, FAAFO

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Heart Attack, Stroke, Obesity: Is Dentistry to Blame?

J. Brian Allman DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FAGD, FAACP, FICCMO, FASGD, FAAFO

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is an insidious and treacherous pandemic killer linked to craniofacial causes

Screening effectively for OSA must no longer be considered “boutique” and MUST become mainstream FOR EVERY DENTIST! Just as a neuromuscular balance is important, we must include sleep disordered breathing conditions in our differential diagnoses.

Unfortunately, OSA is routinely unrecognized, under-diagnosed and poorly managed creating a tidal wave of ill-health. We’ve been adept at changing lives and now, the ONUS is on dentistry to start Saving Lives!

Objectives:

  • Better Understand the OSA- Craniofacial anatomy connection
  • Appreciate how OSA is a “Root Cause” of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and metabolic diseases
  • Learn why TMD should now be considered just another symptom of OSA
  • Be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of OSA sufferers

Release date: 13/06/2011
Expiration date: 13/06/2014

“Heart Attack, Stroke, Obesity: Is Dentistry to Blame?” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider.

Speaker(s)

J. Brian Allman DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FAGD, FAACP, FICCMO, FASGD, FAAFO

Dr. Allman is the founder of the TMJ Therapy and Sleep Center of Nevada and is dedicated top the advancement of Dental Sleep Medicine in general dental practice. He is co-founder of Dental Sleep Digest, a magazine dedicated to clinical DSM practice and The OSA: Online Sleep Academy, a monthly interactive webinar series for dentists serious about advanced patient therapy education.

His journey includes 7 Fellowship and Diplomate awards, Senior International Association for Orthodontics Instructor, 5,000 + hours of continuing education, 25 years of dental practice and the loss of his mother due to untreated OSA. Dr. Allman’s mantra is “Airway is King and Tongue Volume is Queen” and it his hope that all dentists become proficient Dental Sleep Physicians.

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