Course Description:

Instructor: Dr. Brandon Hedgecock

You’ll earn 1.5 CE credit upon completion. Members and trial members can access it for free until November 19, 2022.


Dentists are at the forefront of screening their patients for disorders like sleep apnea.

Whether you are a total beginner in the world of sleep or a certified Diplomate, this information-packed presentation is for you.

Presented by Dr. Brandon Hedgecock, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of sleep medicine and how to identify symptoms in the dental chair. You will learn about the different types of oral appliances and when to use them.

Learning Objectives

  • The basic principles of dental sleep medicine
  • Sleep appliances 101: Appliance types, categories, and labs
  • Understanding the different types of appliances and when to use them
  • What you should do if your case doesn't meet the typical parameters

This course will give you a solid foundation on what you need to know about oral appliance therapy for dental sleep medicine.


Buy this course today and access it for one full year. All sales are final.

Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, a computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.

Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn 1.5 CE credit.

You can download this course and watch it anywhere using the DOCS APP. Get it on Google Play or the Apple Store.

200 Orofacial Pain - 1.5 Hours

Brandon Hedgecock







Dr. Brandon Hedgecock is the founder of Sleep Better Austin, a multi-location sleep-only practice in Austin, TX. He is a member of the International Academy of Sleep (IAOS), American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and a Diplomate of American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He has also achieved Diplomate Status with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. As a coach at IAOS, Brandon helps dentists focus on the methodical growth of their sleep practices.

DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.



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