How to Screen for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Oral health professionals are well-positioned to facilitate obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis and treatment in the dental setting.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea and the dental team’s role in managing this condition.
- List risk factors and comorbidities associated with this disorder.
- Explain assessment tools and treatment options for managing this patient population.
This course was published in the December 2018 issue and expires December 2021. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.