If you are looking for a dentist to treat your sleep apnea, you want to get the highest level of care possible. Sleep apnea is potentially a life-and-death condition, and there is no room for half-qualified individuals. To ensure the best care, you want someone who is not only personally qualified, but is assisted by a highly skilled team and equipped with the facilities to provide the best care.
The Advanced Dental Treatment Center not only has the leading sleep dentist in the region, our staff and facilities have been certified to deliver the highest level of quality care by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. In addition to the deep level of trust we have developed in the Omaha community, this certification proves that we should be your top choice for the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring.
If you would like to talk to us in person about what sets us apart from other practices in the area, please call (402) 493-4175 today to schedule an appointment with sleep dentist Dr. Roger Roubal and his highly qualified staff.
What AADSM Accreditation Means
AADSM accreditation is an honor bestowed on few dental facilities. In order to win the label of accredited sleep medicine facility, a practice must demonstrate adherence to elevated standards for proficiency in dental sleep medicine, professionalism in the treatment of patients and sleep conditions, and the proper practice of patient care.
Proficiency for the Whole Staff
One of the essential characteristics of earning accreditation as a dental sleep medicine facility is demonstrating proficiency for the entire staff. A dental director must be a qualified dentist who takes on specific responsibilities to ensure proper patient care. This includes overseeing all staff and ensuring that all staff is properly trained to fulfill their responsibilities.
All staff that participate in the treatment of patients must have the proper education, and must undergo continuing education to ensure they remain at the forefront of dental sleep medicine. This includes people in coding and billing, who must understand the proper billing practices for dental sleep medicine.
All staff are trained in emergency response methods. In general, dental sleep medicine is very safe, but people with sleep apnea are at elevated risk for many types of cardiopulmonary conditions, so our staff is ready to respond should the need arise.
Professionalism in Attitude and Conduct
Mere proficiency is not enough to demonstrate the optimal level of care patients should be able to expect when they visit an accredited sleep facility. Instead, practices have to demonstrate a professional attitude and have professional policies in place that can ensure patients regularly receive the level of care the practice is capable of delivering.
This includes crucial items like safety standards, but also items directed toward improving the patient experience, such as quality customer service and appropriate follow-up.
Practicing at the Highest Levels
Knowing the optimal level of care and having policies in place doesn’t actually help patients unless the facility actually follows through on its education and policies.
In order to be certified by the AADSM, facilities have to demonstrate that they consistently handle patients properly from first acceptance through their ongoing follow-up. Inspection of the facility helps the AADSM ensure that policies are being followed up.
Practices must have quality assurance policies that ensure patients are satisfied with their care at all stages of treatment.
Are You Looking for the Highest Level of Dental Sleep Medicine?
If you’re looking for a dental sleep medicine facility that’s been certified to provide the highest level of care, then you’re looking for the Advanced Dental Sleep Treatment Center in Omaha. Please call (402) 493-4175 today for an appointment.