BluePro: raising the bar in transitional appliance therapy
Webinar Host: Dr. Steve Carstensen, DDS and Guest Presenter Dr. Kent Smith with Sleep Dallas and 21st Century Dental and Sleep Center, Iain Spray with BlueSom
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About The Webinar
BluePro is a prefabricated thermoplastic MRD, newly cleared by FDA for same-day treatment of snoring and mild-moderate OSA. In studies it has demonstrated good retention, efficacy, tolerability and satisfaction; a level of clinical success over 6 months comparable to 3rd generation custom devices.In this webinar, we will review the features of this appliance, demonstrate the fitting process, examine the key evidence, discuss real-world clinical experience and consider the role of BluePro in US clinical practice.
About The Presenter
Dr. Kent Smith is President of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and is on the Advisory Committee of the Australasian Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In 2007, he was asked to start a sleep curriculum at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Clinical Studies. In 2011, he started the SKISH Initiative ("School Kids in Safe Hands"), to keep bus drivers and students safe on the roads. In 2012, he was the first in Texas to be awarded a Dental Sleep Medicine Facility Accreditation and is the creator of the "Best Sleep Hygiene" app, which is a free download. That same year, he was asked to host a radio show on sleep disorders, and has been the host of "Pillow Talk" for the last 3 years, every week on KAAM 770 in the Dallas area.
Iain Spray is a medtech marketing consultant who has worked with BlueSom since 2014 to develop new markets for BluePro. With a background in medical communications, research publication and product development, he practices evidence-based marketing and brings a subject matter strength in sleep-disordered breathing.
About the Sponsor
BlueSom is a French company founded exclusively to commercialize the innovative BluePro device developed by French sleep dental practitioners. Based in Paris with a second office in UK, BlueSom has been marketing BluePro in Europe since 2014 and achieved regulatory clearance in USA and Brazil in 2017.