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Masterclass in Dental Sleep Medicine

April 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



Course Outline:

This multidisciplinary presentation will cover all aspects of Dental Sleep Medicine that the general practitioner dentist needs to be aware of. In this full day course Dr Fernanda Almeida will be complimented by a number of well-respected medical and dental specialists associated with this topic.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Snoring and Obstructive Apnoea
  • Airway evaluation and ENT surgery
  • Paediatric OSA and Orthodontics
  • Imaging
  • Oral appliance therapy
  • Sleep bruxism, TMD and oral appliance therapy
  • Orthognathic surgery for OSA
  • Future direction of oral appliance therapy

List presenters:

  •  Dr Fernanda Almeida – Researcher in Dental Sleep Medicine
  •  Dr Michael Prichard – Sleep Physician
  •  Dr Richard Lewis – ENT Surgeon
  •  Dr Bernard Koong – Dento- maxillo Facial Radiologist
  •  Dr Ramesh Balasubramaniam – Oral Medicine Specialist
  •  Dr Nathan Vujcich – Oral maxilla Facial Surgeon
  •  Dr Adelaide Withers – Paediatric Sleep Physician


April 13
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Dr Jenny Ball


Dr Fernanda Almeida
About Presenter
Dr Almeida graduated from University of Sao Paulo and received her PhD at The University of British Columbia, Canada (UBC) where she is currently an Associate Professor. She also sees patients in a private practice restricted to the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. She has been awarded the WW Wood Teaching Award for her outstanding contributions to the educational progress of the undergraduate dental students at UBC. In the field of Dental sleep medicine, she was the recipient of the Pierre Robin Award from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (2011) and the Meier-Ewert Award from the German Dental Sleep Society (2012) for significant, original and sustained contributions evidenced by publications, and academic appointments and other efforts. She has published over 60 peer reviewed articles in sleep/dental sleep medicine. Dr. Almeida is editor for the journal Sleep & Breathing and is board certified by the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Jenny Ball


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