Study Club: Sleep Disordered Breathing for the Restorative Dentist



Event Details

Date: February 13

City/State: Lompoc CA

Speaker: Dr. Suzanne Haley, Jeff Wyscarver, RPSGT

Location: DenMat Headquarters

Course Description

$40 per Dentist Includes:

  • Up to 2 staff members may participate free of charge WITH Doctor’s attendance

Attendees of this course will benefit from these course objectives, including but not limited to: a presentation of research and evidence-based science on the primary cause of restorative failure; methods for detecting risk and techniques for mitigating them; discussion on the airway and its significant structural risks to restorations, in particular implants, as a result of sleep-disordered breathing; and describe how a dysfunctional airway triggers excessive nocturnal parafunction.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Determine the risk factors for restorations, specifically implants
  • Identify “At-Risk” patients using current dental techniques
  • Understand how airway dysfunction contributes to structural failures
  • Gain an understanding of how to manage structural risks resulting from sleep-disordered breathing

Learn from an Industry Leading Expert

Dental Education Instructor - Suzanne, DMD
Suzanne Haley, DMD

Dr. Suzanne Haley received her Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from the Medical College of Georgia, where she earned her DMD degree. She opened her practice 1992 in Brunswick, Georgia and built her current practice in St. Simons island, Georgia in 1994. Dr. Haley is an instructor for the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, where she teaches dental sleep medicine, TMJ therapy and facial esthetics.


Sleep disorder specialist - Jeff Wyscarver, RPSGT
Jeff Wyscarver, RPSGT

Jeff graduated From Orange Coast College then entered the sleep disorders field in 1991. He earned his Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, (RPSGT) designation and quickly became a leader in the field. He was awarded a Young Researcher Scholarship from the Sleep Researchers Society in 1995 where is did work assessing patients diagnosed with Narcolepsy. Having worked 10 years in sleep laboratories in various positions, he transitioned into the industry at the medical diagnostic company. There he developed several sleep diagnostic instruments and released groundbreaking technologies. In 2011, he left the industry and created his own company dedicated to partnering with dentists to solve their problems treating patients with sleep-disordered breathing and destructive bruxism. He played a pivotal role in bringing to light how sleep-disordered breathing can play a major role in many patient's tooth wear, coining the term, “Airway Triggered Parafunction”. Jeff has successfully applied for and achieved several 510(k) applications.


DenMat is an American Dental Association (ADA) Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP)-recognized provider and an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry

Recognized Provider

DenMat is an American Dental Association (ADA) Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP)-recognized provider and an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.

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Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted to DenMat prior to the first day of the course for a refund. A full refund of the course tuition will be granted for cancellation requests documented seven (7) days or more prior to the scheduled course date. Fifty percent of the course fee will be refunded for cancellation requests received less than seven (7) days prior to the scheduled course date.

DenMat Education reserves the right to cancel any course, limit enrollment, modify the announced content, or change the location, time, date, and faculty of any course, as deemed necessary or advisable. Should DenMat Education cancel a course, DenMat Education’s liability is limited to a full refund of the course fee.

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