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Date(s) - March 24, 2017
8:00 am - 1:30 pm


SDDS Classroom
2035 Hurley Way, Suite 200

Event Details

Don’t Sleep On It: The Dentist’s Role in Diagnosing and Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

5 CEU, core • $199 Member Price

This course will focus on the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Special attention will be paid to how dentistry can either exacerbate or alleviate sleep disordered breathing.

Course Objectives:

  • Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of obstructive sleep apnea and its associated co-morbidities
  • How to screen for and identify patients with sleep disordered breathing
  • How to effectively implement the medical model in treating obstructive sleep apnea

Presented by: Ariana Ebrahimian, DDS

Ariana Ebrahimian, DDS graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2007. Upon graduation, she continued her education with extensive study in dental sleep medicine, specifically focusing on the relationship between facial balance, TMD, and sleep disordered breathing and how to prevent those problems in children using Orthotropic® therapy. Dr. Ebrahimian was formerly faculty at Pacific Dugoni in the orofacial pain clinic, lecturing on neuromuscular dentistry. She has a full-time general dental practice in Scotts Valley, CA, with her father, Dr. Max Ebrahimian, with a focus on sleep disordered breathing, TMD, and orthodontics. She maintains a part-time practice in San Francisco, CA where she limits her practice to Orthotropics® and orthodontics.

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