Toronto Implant Academy | April 20, 2018
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April 20, 2018

Friday April 20, 2018

Registration: 8:00am – 8:30am | Lecture: 8:30am – 12:30pm

4 CE Points



Oral Appliance Therapy for Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Management and Mismanagement 2018

As oral appliance therapy for sleep-disordered breathing has become a medially accepted treatment modality in appropriate cases, more dentists are “testing the waters” to see if this is something that can be incorporated into their practices.

While often the results of treatment are very gratifying, other cases are more disappointing, leading to frustration for all members of the sleep team, dissatisfied patients and possible legal implications. Not to mention the possible repercussions of the entire profession’s reputation in the sleep disorders treatment community being tainted.

This presentation is for dentists who wish to continue their journey in dental sleep medicine as well as for those who only want to advise their patients on how to get appropriate care for their sleep-disordered breathing difficulties.

Dr. Les Priemer

Dr. Les Priemer graduated from the University of Toronto, faculty of Dentistry in 1972. He is a member of the American Academy of Dental sleep Medicine, (having served on its Education and Curriculum committee) and is an Emeritus member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental sleep Medicine and sat on its certification committee in 2003-2004. He consults with a number of sleep diagnostic centres and has given numbers presentations to sleep and general hospital rounds, physicians, respiratory technicians and dentists.

He has presented to the Ontario Dental Association Spring Meeting and has authored articles on sleep disordered breathing for the Ontario Dental Association Journal and the Canadian Dental Protection Association. He is also currently an instructor for the University of Toronto Sleep Medicine Program.

Sponsored by: Orthodent

A Participative New Patient Experience; Various Technological Metrics to Communicate and Document

This will include an in-depth conversation about how I take a case from Beginning to End utilizing Kois principles. A big part of the lecture will be on the new patient process and diagnostics. How to ensure our clients understand and have them choose what the dentist knows is in their best interest for long term predictable results.

Dr. Dana Colson

Dr. Dana Colson practices wellness-based dentistry in midtown Toronto. She graduated from the University of Toronto in 1977. Dana holds accreditation in several professional organizations, including the ODA/CDA, AACD, IAOMT and HAPA. She is also a graduate of both the Pankey Institute in Florida and a Mentor at the Kois Center in Seattle. She recently graduated from Rotman Business School, U of Toronto with a global MBA and an eMBA from St. Gallen in Switzerland in 2016 while practicing Dentistry. Dr. Colson has recently authored the book Your Mouth: The Gateway to a Healthier You. Dana has lectured extensively in Canada and internationally on general and cosmetic dentistry, integrating her unique wellness-based approach.

Sponsored by: Biolase

Make a great first impression

Make a great first impression – Fast, precise impressioning tools and materials for everyday and complex indications.Dental Impression Materials – Making a good first impression is important – both for patient satisfaction and for your bottom line.


Discover how dental impressioning materials from 3M are designed for less mess, less stress and more control at every step of the process. 3M’s dental impression materials, tools and kits can help you efficiently create accurate dental impressions for a variety of applications, including crowns, bridges, inlays, overlays and implants.


3M offers both polyether and VPS dental impression materials, so you can take control of challenging cases and stress less over everyday impressions. This lecture will focus on how 3M can help you streamline your procedure – and make a great impression right from the start.

Speaker: TBA

Sponsored by: 3M ESPE