Educational aims

The physiology of respiration has a direct effect on every body system. The airway therapy provided by dentists enables respiration to return to homeostasis, so the providing dentists must be aware of how that system works in the body. The importance of nasal breathing goes far beyond the need to avoid dry mouth.

Expected outcomes

Correctly answering the questions will exhibit the reader will:

·       Be able to discuss the balance between O2 and CO2 in respiration and how it is affected by breathing changes

·       Know about how to affect hypocapnia in a positive way

·       Appreciate that OSA is only part of a group of SRBD that must be accounted for by the provider group for each patient

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Prerequisites : None
Sponsor(s): None


Date / Time

Self Study - On Demand