Buffalo, NY With over 80 Million people undiagnosed with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), it's assumed more physicians would increase OSA screenings and treatment options for symptomatic patients. Interestingly enough, dentists are among the small group of practitioners stepping up, to take on the sleepy killer, OSA. Dental sleep medicine expert, Dr. Marty Lipsey lectures for Sleep Group Solutions, a dental sleep medicine company, and instructs other dentists how to implement a proper sleep protocol, structured around evidence-based knowledge. Dr. Marty Lipsey’s upcoming Dental Sleep Medicine lectures include San Diego (7/11-12), San Jose (7/18-19), Buffalo (7/25-26), Seattle (8/8-9), and Chicago (9/19-20). more dates.
Dentists from around the world are attending dental continuing education courses focusing on the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions has instructed thousands of dentists on implementing a proper sleep protocol. Dr. Marty Lipsey, a dentist in the Modesto, CA area, screens and treats patients for sleep apnea, as well as if the founder of Dental Sleep Med Systems, an insurance and billing system for sleep apnea. “Research indicates that ninety-percent of individuals with the disease (OSA) are still undiagnosed. Dentists-qualified in sleep medicine can custom fabricate a simple device worn over the teeth that keeps the tongue from blocking the airway allowing for adequate breathing and oxygen levels while asleep.” says Dr. Lipsey.
Common symptoms and signs of OSA include; Acid reflux, irritability, morning headaches, high blood pressure, hypertension, scalloped tongue, and daytime fatigue. “In sleep apnea chronic, low oxygen levels in the blood stress brain and heart function.” explains Dr. Lipsey. By stabilizing the airway, oxygen is able to pass through without an obstruction, or blockage. Oral appliances, such as The Respire Blue Series, hold the mandible in place, and keep the tongue from creating further obstructions. Dr. Lispey hosts a free webinar each month on the topic and how it relates to billing medical insurance in the dental office. The webinar is available the third Wednesday of each month. The webinar is available to the dental industry, here.
To increase existing knowledge of dental sleep medicine, or to learn it for the first time, attending a dental continuing education course with Sleep Group Solutions is a great starting place. For dental professionals interested in learning live with Dr.Marty Lipsey, please register for his upcoming course in Buffalo, NY on July 25-26. Dr. Lipsey will also be lecturing on the following dates:
San Diego (7/11-12)
San Jose (7/18-19)
San Francisco (9/26-27)
Dallas, TX (10/24-25)
Scottsdale, AZ (12/5-6)
About Dr. Marty Lipsey
Dr. Marty Lipsey, received his DDS degree from UCLA and a Master of Science from Northwestern University Dental School. Dr. Lipsey is the founder of Dental Sleep Med Systems, offering dental teams assistance in implementing and/or improving their dental sleep medicine practices, including electronic medical billing and successful insurance coding and processing. Dr. Lipsey is also a Sleep Group Solutions Instructor, and teaches Dental Sleep Medicine regularly.
About Sleep Group Solution
Sleep Group Solutions is an airway diagnostic technology company serving the needs of physicians and dentists interested in screening, diagnosing and treating sleep apnea and other upper airway disorders. Sleep Group Solutions offers the latest screening and diagnostic equipment solutions for patients with allergy, sinus congestion, rhinitis, deviated septum, nasal polyps, snoring and sleep apnea. SGS offers the most comprehensive dental sleep medicine CE seminars in the industry focused on teaching dentists the protocols needed to make the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea part of their practice. Sleep Group Solutions offers sleep study interpretation, oral appliances (Norad Boil & Bite, Respire), online directory 1800SleepLab.com and online marketing for CPAP Intolerant patients. SGS is the manufacturer of the Eccovision Systems Rhinometer and Pharyngometer, and offers Home Sleep Testing devices from Watermark Medical.