Your Role in Preventing Sleep Apnea
General Dentist, Hygienist, Dental AssistantAudience
1 CE CreditCredits
April 25, 2023Released
April 25, 2026Expires
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There is a pandemic happening that most people aren’t aware of. It is also said to be the global killer staring dental professionals in the face every single day. Let’s stop ignoring airway obstruction and resistance, and start saving lives through education!
- Understand and define obstructive sleep apnea
- Explore what it has to do with dentistry and why it is now our responsibility to screen patients
- Identify harmful effects it can have on children
- Learn about upper airway resistance (the "little sister" of obstructive sleep apnea)
- Get a comprehensive understanding of all of the treatment options available
- Course Fee: Free
- Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
- Method: Self-Instructional
- Audience: General Dentist, Hygienist, Dental Assistant
- AGD Subject Code: 200
Meet the instructor
Loren King, RDH
Loren King is the Director of Education at Viome and an International Speaker who brings awareness to topics like Human Trafficking, Airway/Sleep Apnea, Dental Hygiene Education and Performance, as well as Human Motivation. She is a Published Author, Registered Dental Hygienist and Life Performance Coach. Loren also happens to be a licensed skydiver who has jumped out of a perfectly good airplane, solo, 34 times – which speaks to her resilience to conquer hard things.
Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
Catapult Education received commercial support from Kettenbach for this event. Loren King, RDH received compensation from Kettenbach for the time involved in preparing and delivering this presentation. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.