Dentists learnt how they are best suited to treat Snoring and Sleep Apnoea. Friday 17th May, a gathering of Dentists attended the BDA in London to listen to a lecture title Snoring & Sleep Apnoea - A Role for the GDP Presented by Dr Ama Johal, BDS, M.Sc, PhD, FDS, M.ORTH., FDS(Orth), RCS.Eng.

Dr Ama Johal, Consultant orthodontist at The Royal London hospital promised the audience that they would leave by the end of the session with a whole host of new knowledge that will set them in the best light to treat these debilitating conditions.

The Dentists attending his lecture were educated about and learned:

• The background knowledge to sleep related breathing disorders that are associated with snoring

• Screening methods for assessing sleep breathing disorders in accordance with Dental Protection Ltd requirements

• Clinical skills to prescribe and treat mandibular advancement appliances

• Clinical review of Mandibular Advancement Splints - Most Effective!

Feedback from the delegates was outstanding, with an overall rating of excellent.

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