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Interdisciplinary Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing using Implant-Supported Maxillary Expansion

  • Wed, Jan 18, 2023 | 5:30 PM - Wed, Jan 18, 2023 | 8:00 PM

Presented By: Sam S. Bae, MD, DDS, FRCD(C) and Jennifer J Crowe, DDS, MS, MOM

Please note: Dinner/Social begins at 5:30pm-Course begins at 6:00pm

Course Description: Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) describes a group of conditions that disrupt normal sleep and breathing patterns in patients of all ages. Common SDB includes primary snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is frequently undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, or undertreated which can lead to significant morbidity and reduction in the quality of life. SDB is caused by various medical issues and anatomic factors and is best treated in a multidisciplinary approach. Dental professionals can play a critical role in screening and treating patients with SDB.


Forensic Dentistry Malpractice Issues in Dentistry: Answers to Why?

  • Wed, Mar 22, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Wed, Mar 22, 2023 | 9:00 PM

This course discussion will focus on common issues related to Dental Malpractice. Why do Dentists get sued? A discussion on the top risks in a dental practice and more importantly how do you reduce the risks. This presentation will center on 5 risk management tips. Closed case histories will be used to outline some of the crucial aspects of the discussion. Current malpractice lawsuit statistics will be incorporated in the presentation. At the conclusion the audience should be able to reduce some of the common issues precipitating legal claims in dentistry and be familiar with legal industry’s approach to legal claims. Interesting and important information will be reviewed.

Multnomah Dental Society has been designated an approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. This program provider's formal CDE programs are accepted by the AGD for membership maintenance, Fellowship and Mastership credits.