Upcoming Course: August 6-7, 2021 in Austin, TX
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Sleep Dentistry Done Right.

Is sleep apnea screening and treatment a good fit for your dental practice? If you are frustrated by what you are hearing about this rapidly growing area in our profession, the National Sleep Alliance has courses for dentists and staff that are comprehensive yet easy to understand and come with the support you need to successfully implement Sleep Dentistry and Medical Billing into your practice.

“Great Course! I wish I knew about medical billing years ago. I really like the MD protocol. Thank you.” – Dr. P, Oregon

“I learned more than I wanted. It may save my life so that I may save many others.” – Dr. R, California

“The course exceeded my expectations in every way possible. Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of this game changing presentation.” – Dr. K, Kansas

 

Educational Highlights: We currently offer three different courses. The highlights are listed below. See Courses tab above for details.

Why SMARTcare?

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SMARTcare Certification Level I: Treating Sleep Apnea and Medical Billing – A Team Approach for Dentists and Staff (2 day class)
Day One

  • What is OSA and related conditions and why should we care?
  • Data on prevalence, trends and health implications
  • The anatomy and physiology of OSA
  • The medical implications of poor sleep
  • Review of terminology of Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Hygiene, Screening and Diagnosis and Sleep Testing
  • Treatment options and the role of dentists

Day Two

  • Oral Sleep Appliances
  • Patient management
  • Sleep Treatment protocols
  • Medical Billing
  • Implementation
  • Decision making
  • Starting Medical Billing
  • Summary / Getting started

 

SMARTcare Certification Level II Advanced: Training in Treating Difficult Sleep Apnea Patients (2 day class) Prerequisite: Must have completed Level I
Day One

  • Recent developments in Sleep Medicine
  • Management of medically-complicated patients
  • Medical complications related to sleep
  • Review of Sleep Testing
  • Digital Workflow and digital bite registration
  • Patient communications
  • Case reviews

Day Two

  • Oral Sleep Appliances for difficult patients
  • Patient management
  • Managing Edentulous patients
  • Managing dental complications
  • Screening dental patients with Cone beam scans
  • Insurance and Medical Billing Advanced
  • Case reviews

 

SMARTcare Certification Level III Expert: Advanced Training in Treating Difficult Sleep Apnea Patients (2 day class) Prerequisite: Must have completed Level I and Level II
Day One

  • For clinicians who are interested in becoming an expert in the field
  • Reading sleep studies
  • Guest Faculty including Sleep Physician, Psychiatrist, Orthodontists and a Pediatric Sleep Physician

Day Two

  • Digital Marketing
  • Working with Medical colleagues
  • Deeper Understanding of sleep disorders and OSA
  • Screen and Manage pediatric sleep
  • Medical Billing

 

 

Additional information can be found under the Courses tab above.
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2021 Course Dates & Locations

SMARTcare Certification Level I

Aug 6-7, 2021           Level I     Austin, TX

Sept 10-11, 2021      Level I     San Diego, CA

Sept 24-25, 2021      Level I     Orlando, FL

Oct 15-16, 2021        Level I     Austin, TX

Nov 12-13, 2021       Level I     Orlando, FL

Dec 3-4, 2021           Level I     San Diego

 

SMARTcare Certification Level II Advanced

Aug 27-28, 2021       Level II     Austin, TX

Nov 19-20, 2021       Level II     Austin, TX

Dec 17-18, 2021       Level II     Orlando, FL

 

SMARTcare Certification Level III Expert

Dates and locations coming soon!

 

 

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What Can You Expect?

  • Individually customized classes for each attending doctor and staff along with interactive technology for a unique customized learning experience
  • How to integrate Sleep Dentistry and Medical Billing into your practice
  • Continuing Education units
  • Time for personalized questions and answers

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