Introduction to sleep breathing disorders

Chairman: Nicola Valente (University of Cagliari)

The course will focus on Obstructive Apnea Syndrome (OSAS). The concepts relating to the physiology of sleep will be introduced first. The most common signs and symptoms of sleep breathing disorders will be illustrated, such as snoring and bruxism and the sentinel role of the dentist and dental hygienist. The indications and methods of use of mandibular advancement devices (MAD) and finally the periodontal implications of OSAS will be explained.

9.00 - 9.45 | Sleep, snoring and OSAS

Marzia Segù

9.45 - 10.30 | The mandibular advancement devices for the management of OSAS

Edoardo Manfredi

10.30 - 11.15 | Evaluation of the relationship between periodontitis and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Chiara Camorali

11.15 - 11.45 | Coffee break

11.45 - 12.30 | Strategies in periimplantitis terapie

Maria Gabriella Grusovin

Implants affected by peri implantitis are more and more frequent in our studies. It is essential to be able to diagnose and know the various treatment methods. The purpose is to remove the infection but also to allow adequate maintenance of the health conditions around the implant and adequate aesthetics. Nowadays we have several less invasive methods available, such as the use of powders and additional means, of flaps borrowed from periodontal surgery. The report will discuss the different therapeutic approaches from non-surgical to surgery, with particular attention to the role of the hygienist and the importance of synergistic work with the dentist,

12.30 - 13.15 | How improve quality in communication

Chiara Jasna Niciforovic

13.15 - 13.30 | Learning questionnaire




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