Dental Sleep Medicine What Every General Dentist Should Know

  • Tue, May 24, 2022 | 5:00 PM - Tue, May 24, 2022 | 8:00 PM
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Dental Sleep Medicine
What Every General Dentist Should Know

Please join us on May 24, 2022 with Eugene T. Santucci, DDS, MA, FACD

Join Dr. Santucci and take a "deep dive" into the numerous interrelated concepts that are involved in dental sleep medicine.  This course format will take away the anxiety of including sleep evaluation, referral and possibly treatment for disrupted sleep in your general dental practice.  As in all we do for our dental patients, we can educate the population at large concerning these total health issues.  This presentation is appropriate for the entire dental staff and will bring the office up to date regarding the ADA's 2017 policy statement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the Public Health concerns of disturbed sleep's medical consequences.

  • Review the anatomy of the Gnathostomatic System, in health and disease.

  • Be aware of sleep surveys for children and adults.

  • Understand why ADHD may be a sleep problem.

  • Become aware of the various forces involved in acid tooth wear.

  • Review the use of fluorides, dental restorations and products related to disturbed sleep.

Eugene Santucci, DDS, MA, FACD
Dr. Gene Santucci, DDS, MA, FACD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA where he is co-director of the Dental Sleep Mini-Residency Program, Content Coordinator for Sleep Medicine.  He also holds a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling.
Dr. Santucci has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of Dental Sleep Medicine, ADHD in Children and Sleep Related Disorders, Occlusion, Aesthetics, Temporomandibular Disorders, Photography, Functional Anatomy of the Gnathostomatic System and the Fabrication and Delivery of Night Guards.  He is a published author contributing to numerous articles in refereed journals and abstracts along with a Task Force Report regarding sleep medicine, course content in dental education.  His textbook contributions include: Patient Examinations in an Esthetic Dentistry Practice, Headache and Facial Pain. 
Dr. Santucci has been awarded membership in the following associations: Fellow, American College of Dentists, Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy, Diplomate, American Academy of Integrated Pain Management, American Dental Educators Association, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, California Sleep Society, American Association of Oral Systemic Health, American Dental and California Dental Associations.  He is also a member of Catapult Education and reviews dental products from them.      3 CE Units and dinner included. *Vaccine Proof Required.

Date: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022           Time: 5:00PM

Fees:  Members & Staff - $50.00 - Non Members - $90.00 - SACDS Auxiliary Members - $40.00

*All registrations MUST be made in advance by (no later than May 16th) and are not confirmed until payment is received in full. 

*Attendees who No-Show or who fail to give 72 hours' notice for cancellation to the Central Office will not receive a refund. No Walk-Ins will be guaranteed space. *No Children Allowed at CE events.
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