James E. Metz, D.D.S. 1271 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205
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Step Up to Introductory & Advanced Sleep Dentistry Continuum

Our Goal:
Helping Dentistry and Medicine grow together,
creating the best possible outcome for our patients!


If you are considering dental sleep medicine, this two-day course
for dentists and staff is the right choice for your practice.

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Friday, April 7, 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Embassy Suites, Columbus, Ohio
Airport - 614-536-0500


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at a discounted rate.

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Earn up to 15 hours of
continuing education credit.


The Metz Center invites you and
your staff to attend this unique
learning opportunity featuring
the Most Elite speakers for 2017!

Advanced Sleep Dentistry Track will feature the following courses:
  1. Key Points Everyone Needs to Know:  Dr. James Metz
       
  2. High Resolution Pulse Oximetry:  Dr. James Metz
       
  3. Understand the Breathing Patterns of OSA: Dr. David White  
       
  4. What the Physician Expects:  Margaret Lind, CNP, OSU
       
  5. Normalizing Breathing Volume & Speed in Sleep Disordered Breathing:  Patrick McKeown, MB, MA(TCD), Dip BM (Prof KP Bueyko), FBPI
       
  6. Mouth Breathing and OSA:  Dr. Frank Seaman
       
  7. My Personal Traveled Road:  Kris Davies, Patient, OSU Communications Student
       
  8. The Stanford Surgery Protocol & The Most Up-to-Date Research Findings:  Dr. Stanley Yung-Chuan Liu
       
  9. Standard of Care in a Dental Sleep Medicine Practice and Informed Consent:  Dr. Ken Berley
       
  10. Airway Changes in Young Patients with & without Treatment:  Dr. Gene Williamson
       
  11. Orthodontics & Oral Cavity Volume in the Young & Adolescent: Dr. Nelson Diers
       
  12. Sophisticated Orthodontics With Complete Restoration:  Dr. Brian Vence & Dr. Thomas Wilcko

    Enjoy a Friday Evening Reception Meet & Greet: Beverages & Heavy Appetizers
   
Registrants for all courses must bring a laptop to the course
to view the course material, which will be provided on a flash drive.
   
   
     
Introductory Sleep Dentistry Track will feature the following courses:
   
  1. Key Points Everyone Needs to Know:  Dr. James Metz
       
  2. High Resolution Pulse Oximetry:  Dr. James Metz
       
  3. Successful Sleep Dentistry:  Dr. James Blank
       
  4. The Psychology Of the OSA Patient:  Pat McBride, BA, RDA, CCSH
       
  5. What the Physician Expects:  Margaret Lind CNP, OSU
       
  6. Normalizing Breathing Volume and Speed in Sleep Disordered Breathing:
    Patrick McKeown, MB, MA(TCD), Dip BM (Prof KP Bueyko), FBPI
       
  7. Mouth Breathing and OSA:  Dr. Frank Seaman
       
  8. My Personal Traveled Road:  Kris Davies, Patient, OSU Communications Student
       
  9. Successful Sleep Dentistry Part 2:  Dr. James Blank
       
  10. Roles: The Sleep Treatment Coordinator: Chris Takacs, Sleep & TMD Tx. Coordinator
       
  11. Standard of Care in a Dental Sleep Medicine Practice and Informed Consent: 
    Dr. Ken Berley
       
  12. Roles: The Hygienist & Predeterminations for Oral Appliances:  Megan Bacome, RDH
       
  13. Pulse Oximetry:  Chris Takacs, Sleep & TMD Tx. Coordinator
       
  14. Roles: Laboratory - Avoiding Problems With The Oral Appliance:  Todd Bacome,  Manager & Technician, The Metz Laboratory
       
  15. Sophisticated Orthodontics With Complete Restoration:  Dr. Brian Vence & Dr. Tom Wilcko

    Enjoy a Friday Evening Reception Meet & Greet: Beverages & Heavy Appetizers
   
Registrants for all courses must bring a laptop to the course
to view the course material, which will be provided on a flash drive.
   
   

Featured Guest Speakers:

 

The Stanford Surgery Protocol & The Most Up-to-Date Research Findings:
Dr. Stanley Yung-Chuan Liu
is the Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center. He has expertise in orthognathic surgery, facial bone contouring, and repair of complex primary and secondary facial trauma. Dr. Liu lectures extensively on sleep apnea surgery. His active areas of research include dynamic airway examination in sleep apnea, virtual surgical planning in facial skeletal surgery, and neuromodulation of the head and neck.

 
 

Normalizing Breathing Volume & Speed in Sleep Disordered Breathing:
Patrick McKeown, MB, MA (TCD), Dip BM (Prof KP Buteyko), FBPI
is the Clinical Director of the Buteyko Clinic International and Chairman of its Advisory Board. Having suffered from asthma, rhinitis and sleepdisordered breathing for over 20 years, Mr. McKeown is able to offer both theoretical knowledge and his own experiences to help clients to overcome improves sports performance by addressing dysfunctional breathing patterns and simulating high altitude training.

 
 

Understand the Breathing Patterns of OSA:
David White, MD is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard and Chief Scientific Officer for ApniCure™. Dr. White has firm roots in the academic world. He brings clinical expertise and business acumen to any discussion about the past, present, and future of sleep medicine. His primary research interest has been the pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). He has studied many aspects of OSA including upper airway motor control, the control of breathing during wakefulness and sleep and pharyngeal anatomy.

     
 
Introductory and Advanced Sleep Dentistry Continuum Objectives:
  • What is sleep and Why we sleep
  • Sleep breathing disorders and critical issues in dental sleep medicine
  • Oral appliance comparisons
  • Establish a sleep dentistry practice within your practice: New Focused Programs for General, Orthodontic, or Prosthodontic tracks!
 
  • Introductory (includes staff) & Advanced topics at
    EACH course
  • Medical Predeterminations, insurance billing & coding
  • Medical correspondence letters
  • Effective marketing and patient screening
  • Staff roles & training
  • Create successful relationships with medical doctors
     
Instructors & Faculty Speakers:
  Dr. James Metz is a 1973 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He maintains a restorative dental practice with an emphasis on dental sleep medicine & reconstructive dentistry, along with surgical orthodontics (Wilckodontics - Periodontically Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics [procedure]: The goal of which is to address the major health issues of today, Hypertension & Type II Diabetes, to help restore & maintain the health of the individual.

Dr. Metz is the affiliate director of The Ohio State University Medical Center Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program. He is a member of the ADA’s Scientific Investigation Committee Workgroup, defining the role of the Oral Appliance for the control of OSA & the Scientific Investigation Committee of the AARD for Sleep Dentistry. He has served on the AADSM board of directors, course development committee, public relations committee, chair for the Introductory & Advanced Course of Dental Sleep Medicine, and vice-chair of the 2014 AADSM Annual Meeting. He is the founder & current chair for the Dental Interest Group of the American Thoracic Society.
     
    Dr. James Blank has been a dentist in private practice since 2005, focusing on comprehensive dentistry. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry & completed his hospital residency at Medical University of Ohio. He has completed advanced training in sleep medicine and TMJ therapy, dental implant surgery and restoration, prosthodontics, occlusion, cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, and dental technology. A faculty dentist & lecturer for The Metz Center for Sleep Apnea, Dr. Blank shares his experience and insights on topics such as sleep medicine, TMD, & practice management.
     
    Dr. Thomas Wilcko has been in the private practice of periodontics for the past 25 years.  He received a BS in chemistry from Allegheny College, a DMD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and a certificate in periodontics from the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine.  Dr. Wilcko has been involved in research in the field of chemistry and has contributed in the research for different dental products brought to the market. His research has culminated in the development of a new procedure by which teeth can be moved approximately 4 times faster than ever before possible with conventional orthodontics. This new patented method is a combination of proven techniques from the fields of orthodontics and periodontics, called the Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics™ (AOO ™ ) procedure.
     
    Dr. Nelson Diers received his MSD and certification in Orthodontics from the Indiana University graduate school of Orthodontics. He is an associate clinical professor at Indiana University, in the graduate Orthodontics department. Dr. Diers participates in numerous study clubs, and the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine.
     
    Dr. Brian Vence maintains a private practice in West Dundee, Illinois with a special interest in comprehensive esthetic and restorative dentistry. He received his dental degree in 1985 from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry at the Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Vence founded the Chicago Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy in 1992, a study club designed to define and promote excellence in dentistry.
     
    Pat McBride, BA, RDA, CCSH is a Sleep Clinician/Education Specialist for Physicians & Dentists in the Field of Dental Sleep Medicine. She is dedicated to developing opportunities within the dental sleep medicine field globally by developing multi-disciplinary protocols for clinicians to seamlessly interface with the medical/dental community, educational institutions, & research facilities. Her Dental Sleep Medicine Consulting & Practice Management model designs clinical programs of multidimensional HIPAA compliant care.
     
    Dr. Frank Seaman
Dr. Mickey Harrison
Dr. Gene Williamson
Dr. Ken Berley
Always New, Always Fresh and Always Cutting Edge

Extend Your Learning Experience Daily!

Each day at the lunch hour participate in Round Table Discussions with members of The Metz Center Staff and our Speakers.


Do you have specific questions about insurance, billing, orthodontics, sleep dentistry or other topics? Our lunch Round Table Discussions can be the perfect time to allow for an in-depth answer to your specific question.


Simply look for the name & topic signage on the lunch tables and sit down to learn more about what interests or concerns you most!

 

Dentists and their staff play a vital role in the team pproach to the screening and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - a condition that affects as many as 100 million Americans and their families. But fewer than 10 percent of the nation’s dentists incorporate advanced sleep dentistry into their general practices. Thousands of dentists are missing an ideal opportunity to help their patients sleep better and live fuller, healthier lives, while adding an ideal revenue stream to their practices. If you have been thinking about getting into dental sleep medicine, this two-day course for dentists and staff is the right choice. No hype. Nothing to sell you. Just an incredible learning experience presented by one of the nation’s leading sleep dentistry practitioners, Dr. James E. Metz, of The Metz Center for Advanced Sleep Dentistry.

Accommodations
Stay at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport hotel, a highly rated all-suite hotel located one mile from Port Columbus International Airport. Relax in your spacious two-room suite with a separate living area.

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Transportation

Embassy Suites offers courtesy shuttles to and from the airport, as well as transportation to local Columbus attractions, shopping and restaurants within 15 miles from the hotel’s location.

A delicious Continental Breakfast & a generous Lunch Buffet will be provided for attendees each day. Friday evening enjoy a Meet & Greet Reception that includes beverages & heavy appetizers!

 

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The Metz Center for
Sleep Dentistry presents:

Step Up to Introductory and Advanced Sleep Dentistry Continuum

Friday, April 7, 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Embassy Suites - Airport
Columbus, Ohio

Always New, Always Fresh and Always Cutting Edge!

Our Goal: Helping dentistry and medicine
grow together, creating the best possible
outcome for our patients!

Questions? or call 614.252.4444.
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