Our inaugural scientific meeting of the Irish Society of Dental Sleep Medicine took place at the Dublin Dental University Hospital on Saturday 30th September. We had 2 international speakers who kindly gave of their time to present in Dublin.
Many thanks to Morris Dental and Somnomed for their kind sponsorship of this event.
PROF. OLIVER VANDERVEKEN, ENT and head and neck surgeon at University of Antwerp, first presented on Prospective prediction of MAD outcome based on anatomical and functional changes in the upper airways of sleep apnoea patients due to mandibular repositioning. His second talk concerend Cardiovascular benefits of oral appliance therapy for OSA.
Dr Roy Dookun, co-founder of the British society of Dental Sleep Medicine (BSDSM), gave 2 presentations also: Firstly, The rationale behind adult pre treatment screening and the the dentist/physician interface and secondly, an Introduction to assessment and choice of appliances.
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