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Continuing Dental Education

SomnoMed EducationThe goal of the SomnoMed Dental Sleep Medicine Continuing Education program is to provide dental sleep medicine protocols for general dentists and support staff wishing to further their knowledge and understanding in treating patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

 SomnoMed’s program will define sleep disorders, review the epidemiology of sleep, discuss complications, symptomology, diagnosis and prevalence of OSA as well as treatment options. Upon completion of our web-based, on demand courses you will feel confident in submitting your first OSA case!

Welcome to SomnoMed Education Online learning

Gain immediate access to our multimedia training library where you can learn how to take your GP to a dental sleep practice! Earn self-study CE credit by viewing the on-demand webinars.

On Demand CE Courses

The following online classes are available for CE credit at somnomededucation.com. You can view the classes without logging in, however, if you decide to take the exam for CE credit, you will need to create your free training account.

obstructive sleep apnea airway
Introduction: Overview of OSA for the GP

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Carstensen, D.D.S. •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
The definition of sleep disordered breathing and associated complications and the definition of obstructive sleep apnea, how to diagnose OSA and treatment options.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea prevalence
Session 1: Sleep Medicine 101 & OSA Prevalence

Presenter: Dr. Jagdeep Bijwadia, SomnoMed C.M.O. •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
The principles of sleep medicine, classification of sleep disorders, OSA prevalence and the effects it has on society.

Session 2: Diagnosis, Sleep Studies & Treatment Options

Presenter: Dr. Jagdeep Bijwadia, SomnoMed C.M.O. •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
The options for diagnosing sleep apnea, how to read sleep studies, and how to select treatment options.

Session 3: Screening Your GP Patients for OSA

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Carstensen, D.D.S. •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
The screening options to identify OSA patients in your practice, oral signs and symptoms, the referral process, how oral appliances work and device options.

Session 4: Examinations, Bite Impressions & Case Processing

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Poss, D.D.S. •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
The examination, the importance of collecting baseline records, how to capture the bite and the appliance delivery process.

Medical Insurance Billing for Oral Appliance Therapy
Session 5: Medical Insurance & Billing Options

Presenter: Victoria Hang •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
Medical billing insurance plans for OSA treatment, billing options and the financial opportunity of treating OSA in your practice.

Session 6: From GP to Dental Sleep Practice

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Poss, DDS •   Credits: 1 CEU, Free Self-Study
On completion of this course, you should understand:
How to start treating OSA patients in a general dental practice, reaching out to sleep physicians in the community and marketing a new dental sleep practice.

If you would like more information about SomnoMed’s Dental Sleep Medicine Continuing Education, contact us.
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