R. Bryan Bell, DDS, MD, FACS

 R. Bryan Bell, DDS, MD, FACS

R. Bryan Bell, DDS, MD, FACS

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Recommended for: Dentists
OSOMS Courses
 
Note: To attend this session, please register for "OSOMS Symposium: Part 2"
 

 

 

 
 
 Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The Role of MaxilloMandibular Advancement
(Presented with Mark Engelstad, DDS, MHI ) 
 
TThe following topics will be covered during this presentation:
  • Sleep Terminology
  • Evaluation of Sleep and OSA
  • Physiology of Sleep and OSA
  • Medical Management of OSA
  • Surgical Management of OSA
  • Components of Surgery of OSA
  • Patient Selection and evaluation
  • Various Treatment Algorithms
  • Associated Co-morbidities
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing Types
  • The Efficacy of Various Surgical Treatment for OSA
  • Surgical Treatment Rationale
  • Perioperative management
  • The role of Oral Appliances in Sleep Surgery

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss the diagnosis, pathophysiology, and evaluation of sleep disordered breathing.  They will learn about the efficacies of different interventions including medical, oral appliances, and different surgical options.  They will also be able to discuss who may benefit from MaxilloMandibular Advancement (MMA), the steps in MMA surgery, its risks, and its known outcomes. 

 

Dr. Bell has a dental degree from Creighton University and a medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also completed his surgical residency. Dr. Bell's clinical and research interests are focused on head and neck cancer and reconstructive maxillofacial surgery. Among his many titles, he is Medical Director of the Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Program at the Providence Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon, and he maintains a private practice at Head and Neck Surgical Associates. He holds several academic appointments and is active in resident and fellow training and research. He has published extensively and is coauthor of the recently published textbook Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.