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DSOM 314 - Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine and Orafacial Pain/TMD




Cr Hrs: 1 (15-0-0)
PD

This course will provide an introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine, Orofacial Pain and TMJ dysfunction (TMD). Emphasis will be placed on the anatomy of the TMJ and the masticatory system including the skeletal, musculature and neurological components. There will also be emphasis on basic sleep medicine, sleep pathophysiology, and treatment options for sleep disordered breathing including, oral appliance therapy to treat sleep disordered breathing conditions such as snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Oral appliance therapy rational, protocols for treatment, appliance selection and management of side effects will also be discussed.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture
Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Spring



Fall - Instructor of Record: Mitch Levine
Spring - Instructor of Record: Mitchell Levine
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Alan Blanton



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