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Irish Society of Dental Sleep Medicine & OrthoApnea

COURSE: SNORING AND THE ROLE OF THE GDP: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN ORAL APPLIANCE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Friday 7th October 2022 in Wicklow, Ireland

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DR. R0Y DOOKUN

BDS, MFGDP, MGDSRCS, FFGDP, Dip Dent Sed

ABOUT THE LECTURER


Dr. Roy Dookun is a general dentist. He qualified in 1979 and has been providing Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD) therapy for nearly 20 years. He lives and works in Guernsey (Channel Islands) but regularly delivers ‘Hands On’ Dental Sleep Medicine (DSM) training both in the UK and in Europe.
Roy works as part of a multi disciplinary team treating both apnoeic and non-apnoeic snoring patients with MADs.

Some additional info:

  • Was Co-founder and first President of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine (BSDSM).
  • Served as Board member of the European Academy of Sleep Medicine (EADSM) for 10 years.
  • Has attained ‘Expert’ level EADSM accreditation.
  • Co-authored the BSDSM Snoring Pre -Treatment Screening Protocol.
  • Wrote the ‘Standards of Care Document for Mandibular Advancement Devices’ which has been adopted by the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP).
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COURSE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES


The course will be made up of a mixture of didactic learning and practical “hands-on” experience teaching designed to provide delegates with:

  • An overview of sleep disordered breathing with special reference to the association of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) and snoring.
  • Practical advice on introducing DSM service into your practice.
  • An explanation of how oral appliances work.
  • Protocols to help safely assess and monitor patients.
  • A Dental Protection (UK) Ltd and Dental Defence Union approved pre-treatment screening protocol to help select out those patients safe to treat without specialist referral and to identify those worthy of specialist investigation.
  • Details of the New OrthoApnea (NOA) oral appliance. It’s concept, design and customisation.
  • The knowledge how to prescribe and customise the NOA using the ApneaDock ‘on line’ platform.
  • The surgery and laboratory requirements and procedures required for optimum performance and patient comfort.
  • Ways of evaluating treatment.
  • ‘Hands On’ experience in practicing protrusive registration techniques using the George Gauge in addition to NOA fitting and adjustment protocols.
  • Clinical case study presentations.
  • The opportunity for interactive group discussion.

Friday 7th October 2022
5 Fitzwilliam Terrace, Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, A98 A4X9 Ireland

Programme Content

SNORING AND THE ROLE OF THE GDP: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN ORAL APPLIANCE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

TIME  CONTENT
09:00 Registration (Tea & Coffee)
09:30 Snoring and Sleep Disordered Breathing
10:30 DSM Service in your practice and Patient Assessment
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 Pre-treatment screening protocol
11:45 OrthoApnea NOA: Mandibular Advancement Device
13:00 LUNCH
14:00 NOA Clinical case:
  ● Hands-on protrusive bite registration (with George Gauge)
  ● OrthoApnea NOA prescription using the ApneaDock on-line platform
  ● Fitting and Adjusting the OrthoApnea NOA
16:15 Patient review and Follow up
16:45 Practical DSM
17:15 Q&A and Group discussion
17:30 Closing
  PRACTICAL SESSIONS


REGISTRATION FEES

Each course attendee will receive:
Comprehensive course notes
Complimentary George Gauge and Bite fork Kit
Sample NOA Device for patient education
SPECIAL discount on appliance prescription
Up to 1h Individual “online” support and advice
7 hours verifiable CPD Certification
Practice promotional marketing material
Invitation to “follow-on” OrthoApnea courses and events (to be arranged)
250€*

The Annual Scientific Meeting of the ISDSM will take place on Saturday 8th October from 9am to 1pm in the Dublin Dental Hospital. Guest speakers include Prof Marc Braem (Past President of EADSM) from the University of Antwerp and Brian Kent (Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician , St. James’s Hosp, Dublin)
Attendance free to existing ISDSM members or €50 to non-members.

*Places for this course are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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