The Dental Sleep Apnea Team, providing education, mentoring and documents for dental offices wanting to excel in the field of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Ken Berley, DDS, JD, D.ABDSM
Dr. Ken Berley ‘s life revolves around teaching dentists to treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea. He loves mentoring and sharing his years of experience with dentists and their teams who are launching a dental sleep practice. Whether online or in person he is a wealth of knowledge and will walk you through the step by step protocols and techniques necessary to successfully treat your patients.
As a licensed attorney and dentist boarded in dental sleep medicine (DSM), he is extremely qualified to help establish ethical protocols and policies for your practice. He has worked as a consultant for various appliance manufacturers, sleep labs and commercial companies involved in the DSM field and has advised numerous state dental boards regarding dental sleep protocols. His legal knowledge and experience have helped develop the landscape for dental sleep medicine in this country. He is a co-author of the Clinicians Handbook for Dental Sleep Medicine and has published numerous articles on the subject of DSM. His Informed Consents and Release of Liability documents are universally used through-out the DSM community.
He has lectured for the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Mid-Winter Dental Meeting, the Yankee Dental Congress and many other prestigious meetings. His knowledge is well recognized by his colleagues and peers in the DSM field and he is well qualified to assist you in all facets of your DSM practice.
Patty Berley, RDA
As the Sleep Treatment Coordinator for their busy practice, Patty Berley is familiar with the frustrations associated with the practice of DSM. She knows how to grow and develop a thriving DSM practice. From the initial consultation with a new sleep patient to filing medical insurance, she will guide you through every step. She is your source for team training and support while you develop your DSM practice.
With over 35 years in the dental office as an office manager and sleep treatment coordinator she has been involved in all aspects, both clinical and administrative, of running and managing a busy restorative and a DSM practice. With her knowledge of DSM, she has developed protocols and forms to assist the clinical and practice management team collect the information needed to assist both the doctor and the patient with a successful outcome. She was a contributing writer for the insurance chapter for Dr. Berley's book, The Clinicians Handbook for Dental Sleep Medicine and has lectured with him throughout the country. Her knowledge and experience are well known in the field of DSM. Patty delivers team education and administrative protocols for the practice wanting to implement DSM.
Our knowledge and experience can breathe new life into your dental practice. By offering DSM coaching and consulting we are able to assist your office in accomplishing your legal, clinical and administrative goals with dental sleep medicine. Whether you are new to screening for airway issues or a seasoned DSM practitioner, we can help.
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Informed consents, Medicare and medical billing education, audit assistance, team education and much more!
Ken Berley, DDS, JD, DABDSM
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