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Introduction To Sleep Medicine – (Hands-On) with Dr. Kenneth N. Feiler

September 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

PresenterKenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD, AAACD
Date: Friday, September 29, 2023
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Location: 1060 Main Street, Suite 201, River Edge, NJ 07661
​CE Credits: 7
AGD Code: 730
Subject: Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology
*Light Breakfast & Boxed Lunch Included

This course is newly designed for Dentists and Staff who want to learn how sleep medicine can be a tremendous area of care to their practice and patients.

Course Description

Dangerous, widespread, debilitating and yet very treatable; these are words that  highlight how Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a life threatening disease that needs to be addressed through teamwork.

Dentists and Physicians must cooperate bringing medical and dental treatment together for remarkable life saving results.

How best to treat and evaluate a patient’s progress with OSA is answered.

Dr. Feiler provides step-by-step instruction on how to:

  • Recognize and treat OSA
  • Use questionnaires to screen for OSA
  • Do an airway examination and evaluation
  • Read and understand sleep studies
  • OSA vs. CPAP
  • Evaluate and select the best oral appliance (OA) for each patient
  • Work with physicians and medical boarded sleep specialist
  • How to integrate the different levels of sleep medicine into your practice
  • Recognize, prevent, and treat complications
  • How to deal with a variety of patients' issues
  • How to submit to medical insurance

This course shows you how Oral Appliance Therapy reduces co-morbidities, helps patients breathe easier during sleep, and saves lives. This is not only possible but expected.

The HANDS-ON Portion:

  • Sleep Questionnaire
  • Airway Examination and Patient Discussion
  • Use of George Gauge for Bite Registration & Protrusion Setting
  • Group Review of Lab Prescription and Communication with Lab

At the completion of this program, you will:

  • Learn the basics of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Become aware of what a dentist can do to treat this serious medical problem
  • Recognize sleep apnea patients in your own practice
  • Evaluate different types of oral appliances
  • Enhance your knowledge and skills for better patient care
  • Be able to communicate with sleep physicians and sleep laboratories
  • Understand medical insurance for treating sleep patients in your practice

About the Speaker

Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD, AAACD

Dr. Kenneth N. Feiler

Dr. Feiler has been caring for and creating beautiful smiles for 40 years, including those of celebrities from sports, film, television, and Broadway.   A graduate of Rutgers University as well as the Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine, where he taught oral diagnosis and prosthodontics, he has written and taught for over 40 years in many aspects of dentistry.  This has expanded into founding, and directing, the New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute (NJHPDI), which offers and creates a variety of 60 to 100  health education courses each year for a total of over 10,000  dental professionals from 45 states and 23 countries.

Dr Feiler has a  multi-specialty, multi-location, comprehensive care group practice where he still practices all phases of comprehensive oral healthcare including cosmetic smile makeovers, reconstructive, surgical, orofacial medicine and the treatment of sleep apnea.   He practices with a wonderful group of long standing dental professionals, many with him for over 20 – 30 plus years.

Dr Feiler has treated patients for sleep disorders ranging from TMD, bruxism, snoring and sleep apnea starting in dental school.  His treatment of snoring and sleep apnea patients increased with the addition of Dr Kenneth Hilsen to his practice. a prosthodontist and a pioneer in the field of dental sleep medicine.   Dr Feiler continues to treat a large number of  sleep apnea patients and  feels strongly that all dental professionals  should provide screening. recognition and treating or referring  patients with sleep disorders.   Dr Feiler has been a member of the American Academy of Oral Facial Pain, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the NJ Sleep Society.

Among Dr. Feiler’s other achievements are fellowships from the Academy of General Dentistry and the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Maryland, being a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry® (AACD) since 1988 and obtaining his AACD accreditation in 1991, becoming the first general dentist in New Jersey to become  an Invisalign ELITE provider, continuous support of community projects  and most importantly having three wonderful children and 3 spectacular grandchildren.


Dentist $795

Early registration $595 (Dentist only) Valid Thru July 31, 2023

*Staff with Dentist $295


"Dr. Feiler did a great job. It is encouraging to hear from another practitioner that treats apnea as I do"

-Dr. Ira Adler, Marlton, NJ

"Dr. Feiler was very knowledgeable and was very easy to talk to and I felt comfortable to ask questions. He cared about making sure you understand the topic."

-Ms. Celine Moran, Eastchester, NY

"Dr. Feiler is authentic!"

-Dr. Kalpesh Shah, Wood Dale, IL

"I found this course very insightful and learned a lot about how to diagnose and about oral appliances"