Course provided by SCOPE Institute.

Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency Overview

The Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency is a 4-session, 64 CE Credit program designed to give dental practices the knowledge and guidance to fully incorporate obstructive sleep apnea treatment into their practice.

Led by Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS, RPSGT, D.ABDSM, DABCP, DABCDSM, DABOP, and former AACP president Dr. Terry Bennet, DDS, D.ABDSM, D.ABCP, D.ABCDSM, the mini-residency includes a line-up of experienced practitioners and thought-leaders,  as well as various physician specialists.

With an emphasis on hands-on learning, attendees gain the skills and confidence needed to be successful.

In between each session, dentists are given homework and assignments to complete, including literature to read, and cases to prepare. Team members are also given tasks to work on, such as communication scripts and physician outreach goals.

By the end of session 4, the dental practice should be confidently treating obstructive sleep apnea patients, have physician referral networks in place, medical insurance reimbursement implemented, and be ready for various dental sleep medicine accreditation programs.

64 CE Credits



  Dentist      $6,995

Team Member      $4,995

(Price Includes All 4 Sessions)




Dr. Mayoor Patel

Dr. Terry Bennett

Program Highlights

  • Start to finish hands-on walkthroughs: including screening, exams, impressions, appliance delivery, medical billing, and followups.
  • Includes custom-made appliances for attendees.
  • EMTs and sleep physician guest speakers teach the medical model of sleep apnea treatment.




March 8-9th, 2019

8:00am Physiology of Normal & Abnormal Sleep 8:00am Intro to Medical Billing
9:45am Break 9:00am Anatomy of the Upper airway
10:00am Classification of sleep disorders 10:00am Break
12:00pm Lunch 10:15am TMJ Exam, Upper airway evaluation
1:00pm Dentistry role in sleep medicine and identifying patients within your practice 12:00pm Lunch
3:00pm Break 1:00pm Musculoskeletal disorders
3:15pm Understanding oral appliance therapy 2:00pm Impression and Bite for OAT
3:15pm Performing an examination and taking a bite (hands on)




May 17-18th, 2019

8:00am Understanding the TMJ and its interrelationship with SDB 8:00am Managing side effects of OAT
10:00am Break 9:00am Marketing you sleep practice/ Building relationships
10:15am Understanding the TMJ and its interrelationship with SDB 10:00am Break
12:00pm Lunch 10:15am Understanding the role of the Nasal passage, CT of nasal and airway, sinus and GERD in OSA
1:00pm Treatment options for OSA 12:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Process of appliance delivery & Titration of OA 1:00pm Understanding Impression and materials
3:00pm Break 2:00pm Discuss student Cases 2
3:15pm Understanding treatment failures 3:00pm Fitting of appliance (hands on)
4:15pm Discuss student Cases 1





August 9-10th, 2019

8:00am Sleep Bruxism, TMD-orofacial pain and sleep breathing interactions 8:00am Sleep apnea in children
10:00am Break 9:00am Understanding the Polysomnogram and HST
10:15am How to determine success 10:00am Break
11:15am TMJ splint therapy 10:15am Pediatric to Adolescent Airway (Skype or in person?)
12:00am Lunch 12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Adjunct therapy for pain management 1:00pm Role of dental team in a dental sleep medicine practice
2:00pm Long term follow up care 2:00pm Practice management
3:00pm Break 3:00pm Break
3:15pm Case studies / Marketing your practice / Building relationships 3:15pm Questions and Answers






March 6-7th, 2020 – Preparation & Review Course

Discuss key principals for dental sleep medicine

Discuss cases you have treated

Review articles for various board reviews

Planning for success


Course Location

Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Center of Georgia
200 Ashford Center N, Ste 195. Atlanta, GA 30338

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Upcoming Dates

26oct - 27All DayDental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency (Session 3)Speaker: Mayoor Patel Location: Atlanta, GA

8feb - 9All DayDental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency 2 (Session 4)Speaker: Mayoor Patel Location: Atlanta, GA

8mar - 9All DayDental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency 3 (Session 1)Speaker: Mayoor Patel Location: Atlanta, GA

17may - 18All DayDental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency 3 (Session 2)Speaker: Mayoor Patel Location: Atlanta, GA

9aug - 10All DayDental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency (Session 3)Speaker: Mayoor Patel Location: Atlanta, GA

Reserve your spot today. Call 1-800-879-6468 option 3, email, or click below

PACEProgram Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance bya state of provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 8/1/2016 to 7/31/2019

Refund and Cancellation Policies:
All cancellations are to be made in writing. Registrations may be refunded at 100% if cancelled within the first 7 days of registration. An assessment fee of 30% will be taken for cancellations 8 days after registration if prior to 21 days before the course. An assessment fee of 50% will be taken for cancellations that are 21 days before the course or less. Attendees can transfer their registration to another course without penalty up until 10 days prior to course. Within 10 days of course, a 20% penalty to transfers will be applied.