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DHAA Webinar: Sleep Apnoea and the Role of Dental Hygienists and OHTs

November 13, 2018 @ 20:00 - 21:00

Photo of sleeping man with airways transposed

DHAA Webinar: Sleep Apnoea and the Role of Dental Hygienists and OHTs

Presentation Synopsis
Identify your role as a dental professional in detecting high risk OSA patients and understanding multi-disciplinary teamwork in OSA.

Lecture Outcomes:
-Understand the difference between airways in normal sleep cycle and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
-Identify risk factors of OSA
-Discuss intra-oral signs and physiological changes that increase risk of OSA
-Identify your role as a dental professional in detecting high risk OSA patients and understanding multi-disciplinary team involved in OSA
-Identify treatments available for OSA, including MAS and CPAP and their implications to oral health

**Note: Webinar login details will be sent to attendees via email 48 hours prior to the event. Please ensure your email is entered correctly when registering.**

CPD hours: 1 hour (scientific)

About the Speaker
Sahil Bareja

Sahil Bareja is a dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Therapist with advanced skills in adult restorative dentistry. Sahil graduated from University of Sydney and further completed his Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science from the University of Adelaide to expand his skills in adult restorative dentistry.

Since graduation, Sahil has completed numerous continuous professional development courses to update his skills both clinically and professionally. In 2014, Sahil completed his Mini-residency in Snoring, Sleep Apnoea and TMJ Disorders and he further pursued his interest by enrolling in Masters of Sleep Medicine from University of Sydney. Sahil works closely with a multidisciplinary team at the Institute of Sleep Medicine in the detection of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.

Along with working in private practice, Sahil also teaches at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Sydney as a Clinical educator. Sahil is also the founder of a dental education app called Mydentalhealth, which enables patients to take responsibility of their oral health while at home unsupervised. Sahil takes pride in his work and has special interest in field of dental sleep medicine.

Sahil’s combined knowledge in the field of periodontal disease and Sleep Apnea enables him to provide an effective treatment by not just treating periodontal disease, but also correcting associated risk factors, such as mouth breathing and chronic dry mouth by managing the associated airways.


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DHAA Members: To obtain the discounted DHAA Ltd Membership price you are required to be a financial member of the DHAA Ltd on the date of purchase.

Student Members: Student Members must be an eligible and current student member of the DHAA Ltd at the time of purchasing the ticket. DHAA Student Membership is free and expires on 30 June of the year following your graduation.

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