This is a recording of the September 2022 ADA
Children's Airway Conference
Now more than ever, families
are paying attention to how their children breathe as part of their overall
health and ability to thrive in challenging times. There is no more important
member of the healthcare team than dentists to identify and set families on the
path to health, but dentists cannot do this alone.
The American Dental Association’s commitment to
children’s airway health continues with our fifth event to help dentists who see
children learn practical skills of communication, evaluation, and collaboration
to lead their teams in creating positive, healthy changes in their
This course brings world leaders in dentistry, speech
pathology/myofunctional therapy, airway orthodontics, and sleep surgery together
to present practical education.
• Lead your team in creating an effective communications
plan for identifying children at risk and presenting next steps to families
Arm families with a good understanding of tissue-tie revision so they can deal
with conflicting advice
• Discuss the value of myofunctional therapy with families
and lead kids through some simple exercises that make a difference
to see malocclusion from an airway-support perspective and develop a plan for
better breathing while ensuring excellent orthodontic outcomes
Know that sleep
surgery is a critical component of success, but not always the only
Dr. Shereen Lim, dentist
and author, Perth, Australia
Steve Carstensen, D.D.S.,
Sharon Moore, speech pathologist,
Stanley Yung Liu, M.D., D.D.S.,
F.A.C.S., Redwood City, California
Eric Phelps, D.D.S.,
M.S., San Jose, California
Integrating Pediatric Airway into Dental Practice — Dr.
Essential Role of Function in the Oral Health Paradigm — Sharon Moore
Fourth Dimension Nasal Breathing — Steve Carstensen, D.D.S.
Team Approach to Managing Children's Airway — Dr. Shereen Lim
Little People Learn Habits for a Lifetime — Sharon Moore
Restoring Missed Milestones in Facial and Airway Development
—Stanley Yung Liu, M.D., D.D.S.,
Airway Focused Orthodontics — Eric Phelps, D.D.S.,
The views of the presenter(s) do
not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental
This is a premium course and not included with the ADA CE
$299 ADA members
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welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering.
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