The American Sleep and Breathing Academy Offers free monthly continuing education courses to members. These courses provide a progressive learning program needed for maintaining certification. CSTE’s, CEU’s, and CEC’s are offered with this educational event. All Lunch Breaks are live every Third Wednesday of the month at 11:30 AM, MST. Each monthly topic is new and different. Previous Lunch Breaks can be found on our website. www.americansleepandbreathingacademy.com
It’s time for the monthly Lunch Break Education Broadcast!
Dental Device Options for Patients
Dr. Elliott Alpher, D.D.S., FAGD, FASCD, DAAPM
When: February 19, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm MST
• The difference between CPAP versus an Oral Device
• The benefits of an oral device
• The Effectiveness in treating sleep apnea
• Why oral devices are preferred for traveling patients
Q & A
Dr. Elliott Alpher, one of the Washington DC’s most experienced specialists for sleep and jaw disorders, on staff at George Washington University Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital, has been known as a leader in the treatment of sleep disorders and jaw pain for more than 25 years. Dr. Alpher has pioneered a conservative, non-invasive approach utilizing computerized and verifiable diagnostic methods to treat TMJ, snoring and sleep apnea. This method of treatment has proven to be greatly successful and is highly regarded as the first method of choice by physicians and patients.
Dr. Alpher earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Maryland and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Georgetown University Dental School. He completed a residency program at Providence Hospital and postgraduate studies in Oral Pathology and Periodontics at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.