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How Adding Sleep Apnea to Your Practice Can Lead to Growth Opportunities

July 15, 2019

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a woman plugging her ears while her husband snoresYou’ve head about the benefits associated with sleep apnea treatment, right? Your colleagues are offering it to their clients, but you find yourself wondering if it’s lucrative to do the same. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, many of whom don’t even know they have it, and for those who do, they are often left feeling as if there is no solution. But there is, and you can provide it to them! If you’re on the fence about offering sleep apnea treatment, take some time to find out why it can lead to tremendous growth opportunities for your practice.


Here Are 4 Tips to Better Communicating with Patients About Sleep Apnea

July 2, 2019

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a woman sleepingWhen it comes to treating patients with sleep apnea, it is best if you first take the time to learn the basics. You want to help others get a restful night’s sleep, which is great, but if you’re unsure what can cause sleep apnea, how it can be dangerous to a person’s health, and ways in which you can treat it, you may want to rethink adding it to your list of offered services. To help you get started on becoming more knowledgeable about this common sleep disorder, here are some of the basic facts you need to know and tips on how best to communicate with your patients about their sleep apnea.


Learn How the Roundtable Can Help Incorporate Sleep Apnea for Dentists

May 3, 2019

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a woman yawningAre you ready to incorporate sleep apnea for dentists into your practice? Do you want to be able to help your patients better understand their sleep disorder and ways it can be treated? The Roundtable is the premier event for sleep professionals, and by attending this year’s event in September 2019, you can learn from some of the top experts about sleep apnea therapy, treatment with CPAPs, as well as marketing and insurance. In addition, you’ll be able to receive 15 continuing education credits. Find out how this unique event can help you begin treating your patients in a new way. (more…)

3 Ways Sleep Apnea Therapy Will Improve Your Dental Practice

April 6, 2019

Woman waking feeling refreshedMany dentists hesitate to bring in a new service, especially one as seemingly removed from the basics of dentistry as sleep apnea appliance therapy. While it may seem outside of our scope of work, many dental researchers are promoting early intervention from dentists to help prevent the development of airway obstruction that leads to snoring and sleep apnea in adulthood in addition to offering oral appliance therapy for those who are already struggling with obstructive sleep apnea. If you’re still on the fence about whether or not your practice should be providing sleep apnea therapy, keep reading. We’ll take a closer look at three of the benefits of incorporating sleep apnea therapy into your dental office.

Join Us at the Roundtable

March 3, 2019

Business meetingIf you’re brand new to the field of dental sleep medicine, you’re looking to network with your peers, or you’re trying to keep your thriving dental sleep practice at the forefront of the industry, the 21st Century Sleep Seminars Roundtable is right for you. Keep reading to learn more about the 2019 Roundtable. Registration is open, so don’t hesitate to sign up now to get early-bird pricing.

How to Brand Your Dental Office for Sleep Apnea

January 2, 2019

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If you’re new to offering sleep apnea treatment in your dental office, you may be wondering how to get the word out that you even provide this service. While more patients are aware of and starting to understand sleep apnea, most patients are still not aware that visiting the dentist can give them an opportunity to receive an alternative CPAP treatment that offers conservative, effective results. When it’s time to spread the word that you’re offering sleep apnea services, you may need to take the time to adjust your brand and marketing plan to seamlessly incorporate these solutions. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of branding your dental office for sleep apnea.

4 Keys to Avoiding Unsuccessful Dental Sleep Medicine Practices

December 25, 2018

Dentist talking to patient about sleep apnea treatmentMany dentists have all the training to offer exceptional sleep apnea and snoring solutions for their patients, but they haven’t taken the time to think through the business aspects of running a sleep dentistry practice. That’s where working with the 21st Century Sleep Seminars team can help! We share our years of business experience with others in the industry to help dentists establish and maintain thriving sleep dentistry practices. Keep reading to learn more!

Can Children’s Sleep Apnea Screening Save Lives?

November 29, 2018

Smiling boy waiting for a dental examWhile many people consider sleep apnea to be a problem that only impacts adults, sleep researchers have discovered that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may start much earlier. Many kids show warning signs of OSA, and without treatment, they are at risk for numerous potential health concerns associated with pediatric sleep apnea, including failure to thrive, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), increased blood pressure, heart arrhythmias, and other cardiovascular health concerns. Research indicates that early diagnosis and intervention can be essential to helping kids avoid the negative impact of OSA. Unfortunately, the majority of pediatric dentists are still not screening for this sleep disorder, and those who are screening may not be doing so consistently. Consistent screenings for airway obstruction and earlier diagnosis of these conditions will surely change a child’s life, and in some cases, it can save lives too.

5 Financial Considerations Before Implementing Sleep Apnea Therapy

October 7, 2018

Person reviewing formsBefore you get started offering sleep apnea therapy in your office, you should take into consideration the wide variety of factors that can impact sleep apnea therapy costs for your office and your patients. In this post, we’ll review five of the most significant financial variables that can influence the costs of sleep apnea services. If you’re considering implementing sleep apnea therapy in your dental office or starting a dental sleep medicine practice, take a few moments to read this blog.

Tips for Building Your Dental Sleep Practice

September 8, 2018

Dentist checking fit of patients oral applianceWhen it comes to starting a new dental sleep practice or incorporating sleep dentistry into your existing dental office, you may think that the benefits aren’t worth the effort. However, with a little planning, dental sleep medicine may be a great revenue driver for any dental office, and more importantly, many patients are now looking for this service. If you don’t offer dental sleep treatments, you may need to refer your patients to an outside dentist. In this post, we’ll discuss some tips for successfully developing your dental sleep practice, so you can offer the services your patients want and improve your bottom line too.

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