It will feature a comparison of oral appliances to CPAP in terms of efficacy, adherence, symptoms and health outcomes, along with highlighting the importance of treatment preference and patient-centred outcomes. You'll leave the webinar with a solid understanding of the potential role of combination therapy approaches in enhancing outcomes for patients.
Dr Fernanda Almeida is an alumna of the University of British Columbia and where she completed her Doctor of Philosophy (Dental Sciences) in 2005. Since 1996 she has been involved in oral appliance research and in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea. Her areas of research are oral appliance side effects, compliance, titration modalities, imaging and treatment outcomes. In conjunction with other UBC Dentistry faculty, Dr Almeida has designed an interdisciplinary dental sleep medicine program for the clinical specialty graduate program for the clinical specialty graduate programs in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. She is a member of the executive board and research chair of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
This webinar is free for ASA members and open to non-members for a registration fee of $45. To register you will need to log in with your member details, or create an account on this website if you're not a member.
The webinar will be recorded and made available online afterwards - free to ASA members and for a small fee to others. By registering to attend, you are giving your permission to be recorded.
- You will need to finalise your registration through the shopping cart, even if you are registering for free.
- Registration will close the day before the webinar at 4:00pm AEST and you will not be able to register after that.
- We will email you the webinar access details the day before the webinar commences.
Enquirers about this webinar should be directed to Kara Nicholson.
Date: Wednesday 23 September, 2020
Time: 8am – QLD, NSW, ACT, TAS and VIC
10am – New Zealand
7.30am – SA and NT
6am – WA