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Upcoming Continuing Education and Speaking Engagements

Nierman Practice Management: July 2016


Previous Continuing Education

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine 25th Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado June 9th - 11th 2016

8th Annual PA Sleep Society Meeting- Saturday April 30th, 2016: Dr. Cantwell presented: Oral Appliances: Challenging Case Studies, and New Compliance Monitoring CDL Licenses. 

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain 30th Annual Meeting July 31st -August 1st 2015

     *Occlusion and TMD

     *TMD Diagnosis and Treatment 

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine 24th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington June 4th - 6th 2015

     *Dr. Cantwell presented in the Challenging Case Series on Friday, June 5th 2015

7th Annual Pennsylvania Sleep Society Meeting May 2nd 2015

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine 23rd Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN May 29th - 31st 2014

    *Completed Written Board Certification Exam

AADSM Board Review Course, Darien, Illinois March 29-30, 2014

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine 22nd Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD May 30th - June 1st 2013

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada October 27th - October 28th 2012

Sleep Group Solutions, Dental Sleep Medicine, Washington, DC: Friday July 27th 2012 - Saturday July 28th 2012

American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine 21st Annual Session, Boston, MA : Thursday June 7th - Saturday June 9th 2012 Improve understanding of dental sleep medicine in specialized areas of expertise. Clinically-oriented topics will improve understanding of advanced concepts and improve ability to critically evaluate the current literature and industry supported claims. Selected topics such as:

  • Geriatric Sleep

  • Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for OSA - the State of the Art

  • Medicare Issues for Dental Sleep Medicine

  • The Human Circadian Timing System

  • Appliance Selection -What Do We Know Today?

  • Stroke and Cardiovascular Consequenses of OSA

  • Adolescent Sleep - What is Normal

  • Pediatric Sleep

  • Hypoxia Effects on the Brian

  • Emerging Treatments for OSA

4th Annual Pennsylvania Sleep Society Meeting, Hershey, PA May 12, 2012 

Increased awareness and knowledge of, as well as treatment strategies, related to sleep research, education and clinical practice.

Day with Dentsply, York, PA: March 30th 2012

  • Achieving Predictable Clinical Success with Classic and Contemporary Dental Materials

Lancaster County Dental Society, Lititz, PA: Thursday, March 1, 2012

  • Adverse Drug Interaction- Trying to Make Some Sense Out of A Complex Topic

Lancaster County Dental Society, Lancaster, PA: Thursday, October 20th, 2011

  • Emerging trends in Periodontics

Lancaster County Seattle Study Club, Lititz, PA: March 4th, 2011

        Teamwork and Communication

Lancaster County Seattle Study Club, Lititz, PA: January 13th 2011

  • Treatment Planning

Thayer Dental Laboratory, Lancaster, PA: May 6th, 2010

  • Implant Removable Prosthetics

Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA: Saturday, June 5th, 2010

  • Management of Orbital Trauma and Reconstruction

Keystone Dental, Inc., Lancaster, PA: June 16th 2010

  • Oral Cancer Detection Screening

Lancaster County Dental Society, Lancaster, PA: September 9th, 2010

  • Zygoma Implants: An Alternative to Sinus Grafting

Biomet 3i, Lancaster, PA: September 29th, 2010

  • Enhancing the Outcome of Implant Dentistry

Patterson Dental: January 15th, 2010

  • Shading Selection and Esthetically Restoring Anterior Dentition

Pennwell/Self-Study: January 12th, 2010

  • Clinical and Material Factors in Achieving the Ideal Impression

Inaugural Pennsylvania Sleep Society Meeting, Hershey, PA: May 2nd, 2009

Dentsply, Lancaster, PA: May 13th, 2009

  • Dental Implants: Assessment and Maintenance Strategies

Pennwell/Self-Study: December 30th 2009

  • Implant Dentistry

Pennwell/Self-Study: December 30th 2009

  • Implant Dentistry in General Practice: Business, Patient and Design Considerations

Sterngold, Lancaster, PA: February 20th, 2008

  • A Predictable Attachment Solutions: Participation Course

American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine 18th Annual Session, Baltimore, Maryland: June 6th - June 8th 2008

  • A Comprehensive Review of Dental Sleep Medicine by Gail Demko, DMD

  • Full-Time Dental Sleep Practice -New Challenges

  • Insertion, Adjustment and Complication Management by Gail Demko, DMD

  • Understanding Polysomnography and the Scoring of respiratory Events in Sleep

  • Future of Sleep Medicine - PSG vs. Home Monitor Screenings in Dental Practice and Economic Impact of OSA

  • Cardiovascular Complications of Sleep Apnea

  • Oral Presentations

  • Relationship Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea and Obesity

  • Different Techniques in Upper Airway Imaging and Therapeutic Implication

  • Dynamic and Static Evaluation of the Upper Airway and its Role in OSA Management

  • Therapeutic Outcomes of Oral Appliances and Maxillofacial Surgery for OSA

  • Sleep Apnea Year-in-Review

  • Orthodontic and Orthopedic Treatment of OSA in Children

  • Efficacy of Oral Appliance Therapy as an Adjunct to nCPAP

  • A Model for the Management of Patients with Snoring and OSA with OA's

  • Update of OSA Surgery Literature

  • Building Your Dental Sleep Medicine Practice with Snoring and OSA with OA's

  • Insurance Reimbursement: How to get Paid & Third Pary Payment Issues

Nobel Biocare, Lancaster, PA: August 28th, 2008

  • Core Communication Skills

Denver Implant Study Club, Pittsburgh, PA: October 10th, 2008

  • Implant Treatment Planning - Top Down Approach by Dr. Aldo Leopardi

Harrisburg Dental Society, Harrisburg, PA: November 14th 2008

  • TMD and Orofacial Pain

Muth and Mumma Dental Laboratory, Harrisburg, PA: December 12th, 2008

  • Sleep Medicine with Dr. W. Keith Thornton, Inventor of the TAP Appliance

            Muth and Mumma Dental Laboratory, Grantville, PA: April 20th, 2007

          • Sleep Medicine with Dr. W. Keith Thornton, Inventor of the TAP Appliance

            Muth and Mumma Dental Laboratory, Grantville, PA: April 20th, 2007

            • Celera Denture Technique: Hands On

            Nobel Biocare, Fort Washington, PA: September 14th, 2007

            • Early Load and NobelGuide with Mr. Stephen Balshi II

            University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Center for Continuing Education, Pittsburgh, PA: September 21st, 2007

            • Nitrous Oxide Sedation Certification - Part I

            University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Center for Continuing Education, Pittsburgh, PA: October 26th, 2007

            • Nitrous Oxide Sedation Certification - Part II

            Thayer Dental Laboratory, Inc., Mechanicsburg, PA: November 13th, 2007

            • Nanotite Implant

            Muth and Mumma Dental Laboratory, Harrisburg, PA: December 10th, 2007

            • Sleep Medicine with Dr. W. Keith Thornton, Inventor of the TAP Appliance

            Seattle Study Club, Lititz, PA: February 9th, 2006

            • Medical Considerations for the Aging Dental Patient

            Seattle Study Club, Lititz, PA: March 1st, 2006

            • Workshop for Successful Anterio Esthetics

            Atlantis Components, Lancaster, PA: April 13th, 2006

            • Utilizing Innovative Technology to Achieve Exceptional Results by Dr. John Davliakos

            The Institute for Facial Esthetics and Nobel Biocare USA, Fort Washington, PA: May 19th-20th, 2006

            • NobelGuide Concept, Teeth In An Hour Computer Based Training

            American Dental Association 147th Annual Session, Las Vegas, NV: October 16th - October 19th 2006

            Nobel Biocare, Lancaster, PA: April 21st, 2005

            • Implant Prosthetics and Procera

            Dentsply International, York, PA: April 22nd, 2005

            • Controversies and Innovations in Implant Dentistry and Esthetics presented by Dr. Dennis Tarnow

            Nobel Biocare, Philadelphia, PA: October 6th, 2005

            • NobelGuide powered by Procera by Dr. Thomas J. Balshi

            American Dental Association 146th Annual Session, Philadelphia, PA: October 6th - October 9th 2005

            • Oral Orthotic Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Gail Demko, DMD

            • Treatment Plans for Implant Dentistry by Carl E. Misch, DDS 

            • Advances in Implant Dentistry by Peter Koy, DMD and Russell Nishimura, DDS

            A review of the latest in scientific and educational offerings, and dental-industry exhibits.  Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke on Friday, Oct. 7, during annual session opening ceremonies. He was the session's first speaker of the ADA Distinguished Speaker Series, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Oral Healthcare. On Saturday, Oct. 8, NBC news anchor and Today Show co-host Katie Couric spoke on the distinguished speaker podium.

            Nobel Biocare USA, Inc. Lancaster, PA: October 25th, 2005

            • Conestoga Oral Surgeons - Mentor Program

            Nobel Biocare USA, Inc. Lancaster, PA: November 8th, 2005

            • Conestoga Oral Surgeons - Mentor Program

            Nobel Biocare USA, Inc. Lancaster, PA: November 15th, 2005

            • Conestoga Oral Surgeons - Mentor Program

            Nobel Biocare USA, Inc. Lancaster, PA: November 22nd, 2005

            • Conestoga Oral Surgeons - Mentor Program

            3i Implant Innovations, Lancaster, PA: December 2nd, 2005

            • 3i Innovations Seminar

            Continuing Education Training 2001 to 2004 through the US Navy, Naval Dental Center Mid-Atlantic