4th Annual Pain and Sleep Symposium

Date / Time

August 11, 2023

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The UIC College of Dentistry departments of orthodontics and oral medicine and diagnostic sciences welcome you to join us for the 4th Annual UIC Pain and Sleep Symposium.

All are welcome to join us for this free event. 

Where: Virtual – Zoom link to be provided to registrants closer to date of event. 


Alison Duncombe PT, DPT
Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
Coordinator of Professional Development, Occupational and Physical Therapy,
UI Health Clinical Instructor, UIC
Lecture: “The Role of Physical Therapy in Management of patients with TMD”

Phillip LoSavio MD, MS
Associate Professor of Surgery

Surgical Director – UChicago Sleep Center
Director of Surgical GME – Department of Surgery
Section of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Lecture: “Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”

Presenters do not have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

This event qualifies for 2 CE credits.

Learning Objectives

    • Describe physical therapy differential diagnosis of orofacial pain, particularly TMD.
    • Explore the collaborative relationship between dentists and physical therapists in managing patients with TMD.
    • To understand the principles and indications of hypoglossal nerve stimulation for treatment of OSA.
    • To recognize when oral appliance therapy is an appropriate alternative to hypoglossal nerve stimulation.

Register for the event.

The University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jasjot Sahni at jsahni2@uic.edu or Dr. Therese Galang-Boquiren at mgalang@uic.edu.

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