Dental Sleep Practice

Winter Edition, 2017

Cover Story:

Building Your Sleep Practice? SleepArchiTx is your design-build solution

Is it frustrating to know that your patients are suffering from sleep disorders but you can’t help them because of obstacles that exist? SleepArchiTx™ has put together a solution that helps you overcome those obstacles. Working with SleepArchiTx gives you access to a panel of experts in malocclusion, TMJ contraindications, Dental co-morbidities, compromised airways and sleep issues to help you on a case-by-case basis…

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Webinar

December 12, 2017

CE Webinar

Case Studies with Inventors of the Aligner Sleep Appliance

Meet the Inventors of the Aligner Sleep Appliance, Dr. Rob Veis and Dr. Payam Ataii. Learn about the industry’s only FDA-cleared appliance that enables dental practitioners to how to treat patients with combo aligner and sleep appliance therapy. Case studies and more!

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Orthodontic Practice US

November/December 2017

Company Spotlight

SleepArchiTx – Building Your Sleep Practice

A leadership team second to none

Knowing the complexity of dental sleep medicine, SleepArchiTx™, a national dental sleep service provider, is taking a very different approach. SleepArchiTx recognizes that treating sleep patients requires experience from many fields, so SleepArchiTx was founded by bringing together the most experienced leaders from all the relevant disciplines…

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Dental Sleep Practice

November 7, 2017

CE Webinar

Bridging the Medical-Dental Gap: Treating Airway, Malocclusion and Sleep Disorders

What is the relationship between airway, malocclusion and sleep disorders?
This webinar will provide guidance in managing and overcoming hurdles for complex patients who present with multiple medical and dental conditions. Discussion topics include OSA and Upper-Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS), minor tooth movements using clear aligners, technology and partners with turnkey solutions.

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Orthodontic Practice US

September/October 2017

CE Article

Adressing sleep disorders with combination therapy: clear aligners and sleep appliance therapy

Dr. Payam Ataii discusses a sleep appliance specifically designed to be used in conjunction with clear aligners

A variety of sleep appliances have been available for years to treat these patients, but the question has always been, “How do we treat patients with sleep disorders while addressing their chief complaint — to fix their smile?” Traditional sleep appliances cannot be used in conjunction with clear aligners since both appliances need to be worn while the patient sleeps. Now, there is a solution to this problem — the Aligner Sleep Appliance (ASA)® is an FDA-cleared, custom device specifically designed to address this issue. ..

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American Dental Association News Release

October, 31 2017

October 31, 2017 – Sleep-related breathing disorder treatment outlined in new policy

Atlanta — Dentists are the only health care provider with the knowledge and expertise to provide oral appliance therapy, according to Resolution 17H-2017 passed by the ADA House of Delegates at ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting.

The Council on Dental Practice developed the policy using an evidence brief researched by the Council on Scientific Affairs. Both actions were a result of a 2015 resolution calling for the development of the policy…

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American Dental Association News Release

October, 23 2017

ADA Adopts Policy on Dentistry’s Role in Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Similar Disorders

CHICAGO, October 23, 2017 — The House of Delegates approved an American Dental Association (ADA) policy statement addressing dentistry’s role in sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD), developed as a result of a 2015 resolution calling for the action.
The adopted policy emphasizes that “dentists are the only health care provider with the knowledge and expertise to provide oral appliance therapy (OAT).”
SRDBs are a set of potentially serious…

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