Warrenton Dental Center Presents: The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree: A look at Sleep Apnea in Children
with Bonnie Foster, RDH, DDS
The objectives of the presentation are:
Understanding Sleep Breathing Disorders
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in children and adults
Is there genetic predisposition to OSA
Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS)
Oral manifestations of Patients with OSA
Diagnosis and Treatment of OSA
Role of a hygienist as a healthcare provider
Raised in a military family, Dr. Bonnie Foster grew up across the United States and in Cuba. She began her dental career as a Dental Assistant, followed by a successful career as a Registered Dental Hygienist for 18 years. Dr. Foster returned to school and earned her Dental Degree from the Medical College of Virginia. She is very keen on staying informed on the latest developments in dentistry, which is why she continues to pursue continuing education. She attended post-graduate programs at the University of Minnesota and New York University, as well as training courses in cosmetic dentistry and dental implants.
Drawing upon her unique dental career, Dr. Foster has lectured at conferences both domestically and internationally. She also provides pro-bono services through the Virginia Dental Association and has traveled overseas with the International Dental Implant Association Missionary Trip.
To continue to provide her patients with the best available care, Dr. Foster continues to expand her reach and knowledge through advanced courses in Dental Sleep Medicine and Craniofacial Pain.
As Dr. Foster continues to remain ahead of the latest advancements in dentistry, she attends lectures and seminars in dental sleep medicine, craniofacial pain and temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD). To date she has completed over 500 hours of continuing education in these fields and is a diplomate in craniofacial Pain thru AACP and extensive training at UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Foster recently became a fellow with the International College of Dentists. She also is adjunct faculty with the dental hygiene department at Lord Fairfax Community College.
With her advanced training, Dr. Bonnie Foster hopes to not only help improve her patients’ oral health, but their overall health as well.
Northern Virginia Community College Medical Education Campus
6699 Springfield Center Drive Springfield, VA 22150
Lecture Hall Room 154
Parking is free; Park on 1st or 5th level
Date: Wednesday January 17, 2018
Course 7:00 – 9:00
ADHA Members – $25.00
Potential Members - $45.00
Must Register by January 17, 2018