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Advancing in Dental Sleep Medicine
and Continuing the Journey!
Region 11 Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

Please Join The Academy of General Dentistry Region 11,
Dr. John Tucker and OSA University for a Advancing in Dental Sleep Medicine and Continuing the Journey! week cruise to ALASKA on July 28, 2017!

Royal Caribbean's Marvelous Explorer of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
July 28 - August 4, 2017

CDE Credits: 20
Contact Hours: 20 (Lectures & Participation)

Course Fees:
AGD Member Dentist: $995
AGD Member Dentist Staff with DDS: $395
Non-AGD Member Dentist: $1395
Non-AGD Member Dentist Staff with DDS: $795

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
John Tucker, DMD, Diplomat American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Dr. Tucker maintains a private practice in Erie, PA. Dr. Tucker has a special interest in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and has been actively treating patients for the past ten years. He is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Program Purpose / Objectives
Course Description:
20 Continuing Education Credits
SUBJECT CODE: 162 (Lecture & Participation)
  • "Dynamic" calibration of oral appliances
  • Topics involving vertical dimension
  • Measuring patient compliance with new technology
  • Treating the PAP intolerant edentulous and partially edentulous patient
  • 3D Imaging: new understanding of the airway
  • A deeper understanding of appliance selection, including when to use what
  • Establishing/maintaining relationships with sleep physicians and sleep labs
  • Marketing strategies for your dental sleep medicine practice
  • Involving your team members to ensure success and building a complete Dental Sleep Medicine Practice.
  • Bite registration for oral appliances using the patient's physiology ‐ Heart Rate Variability
  • Beyond the AHI
  • "TMJ" treatment and appliance selection
  • Vitamin D3 and its relationship to sleep
  • The role of CBCT in sleep
Participants Will Learn:
  • How to Build and Maintain a Solid Dental Sleep Medicine Practice
  • How to Select an Oral Appliance
  • How to Communicate with Physicians
  • How to Bill Medical Insurance & Get Paid
  • An Efficient Scheduling Protocol
  • How to Master Case Presentations
  • How to Handle Patient Objections
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

    Washington Academy of General Dentistry
    Approved PACE Program Provider #219331
    FAGD/MAGD Credit
    Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial        board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
    Washington AGD PACE Provider (6/1/2014-5/31/2018).
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Fri Jul 28 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Jul 29 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00 AM-12 Noon;1:00-5:00 PM
- -
Sun Jul 30 The Inside Passage - Scenic cruising
Lectures: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
- -
Sun Jul 30 Juneau, Alaska
12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Mon Jul 31 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 8:30 pm
Tue Aug 01 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Scenic Cruising
7:00 am 12:00 pm
Wed Aug 02 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00 AM-12 Noon;1:00-5:00 PM
- -
Thu Aug 03 Victoria, Canada
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri Aug 04 Seattle, Washington
6:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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