Transforming a Generation

Diagnosing & Treating Airway & Sleep Problems in Pediatric Patients

October 19th, 2018

World leaders in the diagnoses and treatment of sleep disordered breathing and airway will convene to address the most crucial of patients… The pediatric population.

Sleep Disordered Breathing can be prevented, avoided & sometimes cured in pediatric patients yet the access to qualified care is limited.  Please join Dr. Baba from the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre in welcoming key opinion leaders and experts to impact a generation to come.

Dr. Loghmanee

Darius Loghmanee, MD, FAAP, FAASM

Dr. Boyd

Kevin Boyd, DDS M.SC

Dr. Lipskis

Edmund Lipskis, DDS, MS

Dr. Baba


Agenda - October 19th, 2018

  • 7am Registration and Breakfast
  • 8am Intro Dr. Joseph Baba; The State of Sleep
    • Creating Awareness and Advocating for pediatric patients
    • Treating patients now who didn’t receive it as pediatric patients
    • Getting the message out to the medical community
    • Demand is high for airway/sleep treatment, we need more providers dedicated to the specialty
  • 8:30-10am Darius Loghmanee –Obstructive sleep disordered breathing in children: why it's important and what we can do about it
    • Screening for sleepy children: what to watch for
    • Evaluating and treating obstructive sleep disordered breathing in children: do we still have a gold standard?
    • Strengthening multidisciplinary collaboration in the age of population sleep health
  • 10:15-11:45am Kevin Boyd – Pediatric Malocclusion, An Easily Identifiable Comorbidity of Sleep Disordered Breathing
    • How soon should children be treated for specific malocclusion traits that are known to be co-morbid with pediatric sleep disordered breathing (SBD)/ obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?
    • What are the published standards of care that delineate when a sleep study (overnight PSG or HST) should be recommended for a child who displays behavioral and/or physical traits that are known to be co-morbid with pediatric SDB/OSA?
    •  What are some specific barriers to communication between orthodontists, general dentists, pediatric dentists and other health professionals who might be in a good position to identify a child with increased SDB/OSA risk.
  • 11:45-1:15pm Lunch
  • 1:15-2:45pm Edmund Lipskis – The Modalities of Treatment
    • Grand Rounds of Numerous Case Studies
    • The evolving standard of care for treating sleep disordered breathing as a team (Specifically addressing the need for collaboration of providers for the success of treatment)
    • Treating children to their full genetic potential and how to establish optimal airways
  • 3pm Local Panel Orchestrating Optimal Local Treatment
  • 4pm Closing Remarks Dr. Baba

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Transforming a Generation Symposium

Friday — October 19th, 2018
Wichita Marriott - Wichita, Kansas

  • $249 Per Attendee
  • 8 CE/CME Credits Available
  • Breakfast & Lunch Provided