Program

Please note the program is subject to change.

 

WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2019

 
0800-0815

Introduction and Welcome

Peter Eastwood and Andrew Gikas

0815-0845

Interpretation of sleep studies and reports

Teanau Roebuck  
0845-0930 Methods of screening and diagnosing OSA  Brendon Yee
0930-1015 Snoring and sleep apnoea pathophysiology. What is the risk to health?  
1015-1045 MORNING TEA  
1045-1145

What is sleep? Why is it important? What are the various sleep disorders, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

 
1145-1245

The treatment options for sleep disordered breathing

Peter Solin
1245-1330

LUNCH

 
1330-1415 CPAP treatment including an initial consultation and demonstration with a patient   
1415-1515 Types of oral appliances, mode of action, efficacy and compliance compared to other treatment options.  How to select patients who are likely to respond to OA treatment.   Peter Cistulli 
1515-1535 AFTERNOON TEA
 
1535-1615

Surgical options and the role of the ENT in managing OSA. An airway exam for dentists and the significance of nasal breathing

 
1615-1700 The role of imaging - CBCT, OPG’s and lateral cephs. Which other tests are indicated? Interpretation of imaging, maxillo-facial surgery for OSA                                                  
1800-2000 Welcome Function Exhibition Hall

 

 

Thursday 17 OCTOBER 2019

 
0900-1030

Workshop:  A hands on approach to all the clinical steps for oral appliance therapy

 

Demonstrations with 2 "live" patients, including the initial consultation, impression taking and intra oral scanning,  registration, fitting of 2 appliances, including titration protocols, and the post fitting review

Harry Ball, Andrew Gikas, Rob Shea
1030-1100

MORNING TEA

 

1100-1230

Workshop (continued)

Harry Ball, Andrew Gikas, Rob Shea
1230-1330 LUNCH  
1330-1415

Overview of available oral appliances. Criteria for choosing an appliance. Is there a best appliance

Jamison Spencer
1415-1500 Integrating dental sleep medicine into your practice  Harry Ball
1500-1530 AFTERNOON TEA  
1530-1615 Side effects - minimising and managing Jamison Spencer
1615-1700 Residual symptoms despite use of MAS. What are the options?  Peter Solin
1900-2230 Dental Sleep Medicine Dinner  
 

Friday 18 OCTOBER 2019 | ADVANCED DAY

 
0900-0945

Bruxism / TMD and the link with OSA

Ramesh Balasubramaniam
0945-1030

Phenotypes and targeted therapy

Danny Eckert 
1030-1100

MORNING TEA

 
1030-1100

Methods for predicting successful outcomes in the management of sleep-disordered breathing with an oral appliance

 
1145-1230 

Sleepiness, assessment and causes

David Cunnington 
1230-1330

LUNCH

 
1330-1430

Titration of appliances in a sleep lab

Jamison Spencer
1430-1500 

Paediatric OSA and orthodontic therapy

Jo Ngiam
1500-1530

AFTERNOON TEA

 
1530-1615

The sleep physician / dentist relationship. Methods and examples of effective communication

David Cunnington
1615-1700 Medico legal / accreditation  Andrew Gikas

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