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Dentistry’s role in the management of sleep apnoea

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Topic Groups (Careers in Dentistry, Dental Equipment and Products, Education & Development, Ethics and Regulation, Patient Communications, Specialisms)
Friday 9 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £95.00
  • BDA member: £150.00
  • Non member: £195.00

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Dentistry’s role in the management of sleep apnoea

Friday 9 February 2018  |  London


Learning objectives

Explore the role of dentistry in the assessment and management of sleep related breathing disorders and learn how dental sleep medicine can work in your practice.

  • Gain an introduction to sleep bruxism, craniofacial pain in relation to sleep related breathing disorders
  • Appreciate dentistry’s role in the management of sleep related breathing disorders as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Know how to identify, screen and manage patients at risk, following a recognised screening protocol.

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​BDA Member:£150.00

Non Member: ​£195.00

​DCPs: £95.00

The fee includes refreshments, lunch and all course documentation.

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Aditi Desai, President, British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine

Aditi graduated from the University of Wales with a Batchelor in Dental Surgery, and gained her Master of Science in Conservative Dentistry from Guy's Hospital, where she became a Clinical Tutor for 11 years.

Aditi has set up a multi-disciplinary sleep service based in a dental speciality practice on London's Harley Street. She also consults from London Bridge Hospital as part of their Sleep Service.

Aditi serves on the Odontological and Sleep Council at the Royal Society of Medicine.

She has gained accreditation from the European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and is working towards Fellowship of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

As part of her role as President of the BSDSM, Aditi is working towards bringing in Accreditation for dentists who wish to be involved in the management of snoring and OSA patients.  She is also hoping to see basic elements of sleep medicine brought into the dental undergraduate curriculum.

Aditi lectures extensively, in the UK and aboard, on dentistry's role as part of the multi-disciplinary management of patients with sleep disordered breathing.


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Ama Johal, Professor/Consultant Orthodontist & Academic Lead, Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Ama qualified in dentistry at Sheffield University in 1989, with Honours and completed the Membership in Orthodontics (Royal College Surgeons England) and Masters Degree in Orthodontics at Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, graduating with distinction in 1996.  He has completed a PhD in the use of mandibular advancement splints in sleep-related breathing disorders. Ama is a member of the Angle Society of Europe and appointed a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Both his clinical and research work has been rewarded with numerous National and International prizes and grants. He is an invited lecturer, both nationally and internationally, with over seventy-five publications in peer-reviewed International journals.  His research interests include the impact of quality of life in orthodontics and the management of patients with sleep-related breathing disorders. His specialist interests include multidisciplinary care of patients with orthodontic-restorative needs.


5 hours CPD

The training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for Verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.





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