Implementing oral appliances (MAS) for snoring and sleep apnoea in general dental practice - Melbourne

Start your dental sleep medicine journey with this one-day workshop in Melbourne. Leading Australian experts will share all you need to know to start treating snoring and sleep apnoea in your general dental practice.

Full program and speaker details coming soon


The link between oral health and sleep health is becoming more recognised in the fields of dentistry and medicine. This puts dentists at the forefront of recognising the signs or symptoms of sleep disorders such as sleep disordered breathing, obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring.

Obstructive sleep apnoea alone has been linked to a host of health problems including high blood pressure, cardiovascular problems and diabetes in adults. In children, it can lead to the development of learning and behavioural problems if left untreated.

Dentists have the opportunity to recognise the oral manifestations of these conditions in a routine exam. With a sound understanding of dental sleep medicine, they can be involved in both the screening and potential treatment of sleep disordered breathing. This opens the door to fulfilling interdisciplinary collaborations with medical colleagues in the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders.


This course is designed for dentists or other oral health professionals who are new to dental sleep medicine, or for more experienced dentists wanting to refresh their knowledge to undertake the Fellow of Dental Sleep Medicine program.


•Baseline knowledge of normal sleep, sleep medicine, sleep disorders, and the impact of sleep issues on health and the economy
•Comprehensive understanding of sleep-disordered breathing, particularly the obstructive sleep apnoea spectrum and treatment options available
•Confidence to read and understand sleep study or polysomnography reports to a practical level
•Understand screening methods for sleep-disordered breathing that can be implemented in the general dental practice
•Comprehensive theoretical understanding as well as practical skills in oral appliance therapy such as mandibular advancement splints.
•Skills to troubleshoot common side effects with oral appliance therapy and apply solutions
•Implementation skills to apply learning in their general practice.


Dr Adam Teo  - Dentist
Dr Marcus McMahon –Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Dr Harry Ball – Dentist
Dr Michelle Donegan – Dentist

How much? 

Registration fees include full day of intensive, interactive instruction in DSM, as well as morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Cost: $680 (including GST)

Registration will close at 5pm AEST on Wednesday 7 August or when places have been filled. Registration numbers are limited to ensure a quality small-group learning experience.

To register you will need to log in with your ASA member details or create an account on this website if you're not a member.

Attendees will automatically receive 6.5 CPD hour credits through the ASA Learning Centre.

Inquiries about this event should be directed to Asha Mohabir.

When and where?

Time: 8.30am - 5pm, Friday 9 August 2024

Venue: ADA Victoria, Level 3, 10 Yarra St, South Yarra 

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ADA Victoria Level 3 10 Yarra St SOUTH YARRA, VIC 3141 Australia
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