WA state meeting - Dental Sleep Medicine education session

Sleep disordered breathing is a significant problem in the community in both adults and children. Orthodontists and general dentists appear to be increasingly involved in management of management of these patient with combinations of expansion and mandibular repositioning devices. Dr Goonewardene will discuss the complex issues related to diagnosis and management of sleep disordered breathing in children with special emphasis on the efficacy of new approaches to expansion. While Clinical A/Prof Balasubramaniam’s presentation will focus on the future direction of oral appliances in Australia and abroad.

2/27/2020 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM (AWST)
UWA UniClub, Formal dining room Entrance 1, Hackett Drive Crawley, WA 6009

Note: Car parking is free after 5pm

Theme: Dental Sleep Medicine Education Session 

Dr Mithrane Goonewardene: Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children - A Cautious Approach
Clin A/Prof Ramesh Balasubramaniam: The 2020 Vision for Oral Appliances 

About the speakers: 

Dr Mithrane Goonewardene completed his dental degree at the University of Western Australia in 1981 and completed his orthodontic training at the Forsyth Dental Centre/Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1987. Dr Goonewardene joined the Orthodontic Department  of the University of Western Australia in 1987 and has been Head of Orthodontics for over 30 years. He is a regular visitor to Sri Lanka and Visiting Consultant Orthodontist at the Dental Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is an active member of the North Atlantic Component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists.

Clinical A/Prof Ramesh Balasubramaniam is an Oral Medicine Specialist with expertise in temporomandibular disorders, orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine. He has numerous peer reviewed publications, co-authored several chapters and co-edited two textbooks notably " Contemporary Oral Medicine". Ramesh is an associate professor at the UWA Dental School and is actively involved in teaching and research. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally. Ramesh is president of the Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia (2019-2022). He also has public appointments at the Oral Health Centre of WA and the Perth Children's Hospital. 



6.15pm Pre-education session networking (includes canapés and beverages)
7.00pm Dental Sleep Medicine Education Session
8.00pm Post-education session networking (includes canapés and beverages)

Cost: Free of charge for ASA members
$50pp for non-ASA members

Registration: To register, log in with your ASA member details. For non-members, create a new account.

This dental education session has been generously sponsored by Oventus Medical. We thank them for their support. 

2/27/2020 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
W. Australia Standard Time
UWA UniClub, Formal dining room Entrance 1, Hackett Drive Crawley, WA 6009 AUSTRALIA

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