P055 Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine
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In this recorded webinar for the entire dental team, Dr. Aditi Desai will cover what is involved in providing dental sleep...
President of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine and Co-Founding President of the British Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Aditi Desai, President of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine and Co-Founding President of the British Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, consults from London Bridge Hospital, HCA outpatients at the Shard and Harley Street in London, She limits her practice to the management of patients suffering with Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep Bruxism and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. A restorative dentist with 42 years in practice, Aditi graduated from the University of Wales with a Bachelor’s in Dental Sciences in 1977 and gained a Master of Science in Conservative Dentistry from the University of London. Following a number of hospital roles and general practice, Aditi was invited to set up and run an in-house practice at the BBC in Broadcasting House, London.
After 13 successful years, she left to join a private multispecialty practice in Harley Street where she established a dedicated dental sleep medicine service. In 2013, Aditi founded Global Sleep Solutions, which works within a multidisciplinary team to raise the awareness of sleep disorders, educate the public of the causes and consequences and provide access to treatment.
By virtue of her passion for dentistry and sleep medicine, Aditi serves on the Odontological Council and Sleep Medicine Council of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). She is an invited speaker at the RSM, the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the British Sleep Society, the British Dental Association and many other organisations. She has published several articles in dental journals on dental sleep medicine and lectures on the subject in the UK and internationally. Aditi has worked tirelessly to narrow the gap between medicine and dentistry, and in that, she has succeeded in overseeing the merger between the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine and the British Sleep Society, She sees a bright future for the practice of dental sleep medicine within the dental profession.