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Connecting To Better Health: Myofunctional Therapy and Behavior Skills (April 2021 ADA Children's Airway Event)
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This course was a live-streamed event recorded on April 22 and 23, 2021.

Little ones (and their caregivers) need you to teach them new skills to breathe better. Join us to hear how pediatric dentists apply behavioral skills in their practice. World leaders in myofunctional therapy and otolaryngology will help you find new ways to address problems in your patients. There will be an opportunity to add your clinical experience to a special research effort to change how children are treated.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
• Discuss myofunctional therapy with families and lead kids through some simple exercises that make a difference
• Implement practice communication skills and teach kids about the importance of breathing through their nose
• Describe how tethered tissues impact children’s’ health, what to do about them, and which professionals in your community to look for
• Decide if they want to join a worldwide effort to gather clinical data to change how children’s breathing problems are identified and treated

A Team Approach to Effectively Communicate the Benefits of Airway Focused Treatment to Parents and Caregivers in Your Practice — Loria Guiatas Nahatis, DDS, and Carla Damon, DDS
Connecting the Dots: Pediatric Dentistry, Myofunctional Science and Speech Pathology — Sharon Moore
Healthy Behaviors to Help Kids THRIVE — Loria Guiatas Nahatis, DDS, and Carla Damon, DDS
Pediatric Airway: Evaluation and Management of Mouth Breathing, Tongue-Tie, and Sleep Patterns — Soroush Zaghi, MD
The Breathe Outlook: Empowering Interdisciplinary Advances through Airway and Tongue-Tie Research — Soroush Zaghi, MD, Leyli Norouz-Knutsen

The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This is a premium course and not included with the ADA CE ONline Subscription

$299 ADA members
$349 non-members
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2019 ADA Children's Airway Conference Session One: Identifying Children at Risk, Dental Practice Screening

2019 ADA Children's Airway Conference Session Two: Success in Practice: Facilitating Health Change Behavior for Patients and Their Caregivers

2019 ADA Children's Airway Conference Session Three: Anatomy Concerns: What's Important About This?

2019 ADA Children's Airway Conference Session Four: Clinical Procedures in Dental Practice, Anatomy Concerns: ENT Surgery, Success in Practice: Creating Your Interdisciplinary Pediatric Airway Team

2019 ADA Children's Airway Conference Session Five: Nasal Breathing 24/7: What Does That Even Mean?, Habit Correcting for Children and Dental Teams: Growth and Development

2019 ADA Children's Airway Conference Session Six: Nasal Breathing 24/7: Nasal Breathing; Establishing a Successful Practice of Distinction in Your Community

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