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Fernanda Almeida

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Rm: JBM 174
Tel: 604-822-3623

Research Areas:

Obstructive sleep apnea, dental sleep medicine

Teaching Areas:


Dr. Almeida received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1995, and in 2000, her Master of Science from the Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is an alumna of UBC, where she completed her Doctor of Philosophy (Dental Sciences) in 2005. Dr. Almeida has been involved in oral appliance research and the treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea since 1996, and her research is focused on oral appliance side effects, compliance, titration modalities, imaging and treatment outcome. With other UBC Dentistry faculty, Almeida has designed an interdisciplinary program in dental sleep medicine for the clinical specialty graduate programs in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. She is also a member of the executive board and research chair of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.