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August 7, 2012

Doctor gives a great Object lesson to his patient on what his apnic events are like on ABC’s Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition. Perhaps we should all try this after we get the results from our own sleep studies. 

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July 11, 2012

Topic: Efficacy of Oral devices for Sleep Apnea

The goal of this month’s webinar is to learn about the efficacy of oral devices in treating Sleep Apnea. This webinar will cover Research collected and studies done using an oral device for treating Sleep Apnea.

Upon completion the student should:

Understand what the efficacy of Oral Appliances in the treatment of snoring and OSA Short Term and Long term

Understand how an Oral device is effective in treating Sleep Apnea

Know what the statistics are in treating with an Oral Device

Dr. Lowder lectures to dentists and staff, as well as other interested groups, on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD), dental rehabilitation procedures, splint therapy, and TM joint imaging techniques.

He has created a patient TMD screening protocol for dentists and physicians to enable rapid evaluation and diagnosis.

His current research interests include combining the benefits of splint therapy and biofeedback in the treatment of TM Disorders, and the viability of integrating user friendly articulator systems in the analysis of dental occlusion prior to major restorative dental treatment.

Dr. Lowder provides dental sleep medicine intraoral appliance therapy by physician referral at the Sleep-Wake Center at the University of Utah and at his private practice locations.

Honors and Awards
2003-Present, Trustee, Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
2002-2003, President, Pierre Fauchard Academy, International
1998-2002, Trustee, Region 5, Pierre Fauchard Academy
2008-Present, ADA Evidence-based Champion
2004-Present, Fellow, International College of Dentists

Professional Education
1972-1976, D.D.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1968-1972, B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

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June 7, 2012
Sleep Fact.

 In the survey, Americans were asked about bedmate behaviors that made having a great night’s rest most difficult. Their responses (in order of popularity): snoring and constant tossing and turning (tie), sleeping with lighting or electronic equipment on, coming to bed or waking up early, and getting in and out of bed during the night

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April 12, 2012
Sleep Tip!

About 45% of adults snore OCCASIONALLY and 25% have snoring as a habitual thing. Snoring is linked to OSA and can lead to high blood pressure, place mental health at risk, and numerous of other health condition. Get tested, talk to your PCP about a sleep study.

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March 19, 2012
Sleep Tip

Does snoring vibrate your bed? This may shake relationship and your bed partner out the door. It may also be a symptom of sleep apnea, a serious disorder in which breathing stops repeatedly during sleep. Should a bed partner be snoring, he/she should consult their Primary Care Physician concerning OSA.

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March 8, 2012
Sleep Tip

To spoon or not to spoon, that is the question. Many experts actually recommend this sleeping position for bed partners (where the bed partners sleep nestled together like spoons). This position is believed to promote intimacy and decreases stress, which can be a cause for or may exacerbate insomnia.

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