About this event

  • Date and time Mon 9 Nov 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:05pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Odontology, Sleep Medicine

Episode 3 of the Sleep and Dentistry webinar series.​

This webinar will cover recent innovation in all aspects of the management of sleep disordered breathing and will include an overview of the surgical and non-surgical treatment options. The common condition of sleep disordered breathing will be discussed in terms of surgical and non-surgical management. Speakers will highlight some issues with current treatment modalities and discuss recent development in the field in terms of newer surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand current treatment modalities and the issues with outcomes, efficacy and compliance
  • Recognise the role of new treatments discussed
  • Gain awareness of both surgical and non-surgical options for sleep disordered breathing

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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Standard pricing available until 09 November 2020.


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£10.00 £5.00 £5.00

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Key speakers

Professor Bhik Kotecha

Professor Bhik Kotecha

Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital

Speaker's biography

Professor Bhik Kotecha is a Consultant ENT Surgeon who worked at Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, London, and at Queens Hospital, Romford, Essex for nearly 25 years. Having recently retired from the NHS, he currently works in the private sector in central London at Harley Street and at Nuffield Health and Spire Hartswood hospitals in Brentwood in Essex. He is an Honorary Clinical Professor at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London. His sub-special interest includes evaluation and treatment of sleep related breathing disorders and has widely published in this field (www.snoringmanagement.com). He has been the past President of the Sleep Medicine Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, London. He has also been the recipient of the Hospital Doctor Team of The Year Award for Sleep Medicine.


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Deborah Bomfim, President, Odontology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Aditi Desai, President, British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine

Innovation in treatment of sleep disordered breathing: The role of adjuvant therapy

Professor Bhik Kotecha, Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital

Questions and answers
Close of meeting



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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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