The ADA and AASM have conflicting policies regarding the dentist’s scope of practice for sleep-disordered breathing and use of home sleep tests. Join this webinar to see how these policies may affect you and your practice. Dr. Berley will address what it takes to build a practical and legal referral-based practice.

For those of you who have heard Dr. Berley speak before, he’s updated his presentation based upon a recent lawsuit. Dr. Berley is both a practicing dentist and attorney, and is a consultant for major malpractice insurance companies.

In this webinar he will cover:

  • the scope of a sleep-disordered breathing practice
  • practice parameters, home sleep testing protocol 
  • a review of the ADA / AASM policies



Ken Berley, DDS, DABDSM

Ken Berley, DDS, DABDSM, has practiced general, implant and cosmetic dentistry for over 35 years. A concern and passion for the patient's well-being, combined with his dental experience, led Dr. Berley to complete extensive training in the field of dental sleep medicine, to ensure the effective and appropriate treatment of patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Berley has gained recognition among physicians, dentists, and patients for his ability to effectively treat and manage patients with mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea using oral appliance therapy. 

In 2015, Dr. Berley became the first Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine in Northwest Arkansas and one of only two (as of 2016) in the state of Arkansas, as well as one of 300 worldwide. Dr. Berley is also an attorney and with his knowledge and experience, he teaches other dentists across the nation how to effectively treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea. He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry as well as local and state dental associations. He is married to his wife Patty who is his office manager, has 3 daughters and is an avid outdoorsman as well as a fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball team.



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