Pediatric dentists are in a unique position to screen for and monitor orofacial myofunctional and airway function disorders that may impact long-term development in children. This presentation will provide an overview of the spectrum of these disorders ranging from mouth breathing to obstructive sleep apnea. Learn the importance of screening for these disorders and establishing an interdisciplinary team, with tips and advice on how to implement these recommendations with the children and families in your practice.
- Appreciate the impact of myofunctional and airway disorders on pediatric
- Be able to screen for and identify the clinical signs of myofunctional and airway
disorders among patients in your practice.
- Be able to discuss the peer-reviewed research supporting the role of
myofunctional therapy, tongue-tie, and lip-tie surgery in the treatment of these
- Understand the importance of an interdisciplinary team, and how to find those
professionals in your area.
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Level of skill recommended for participants:
Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Auxiliaries and Office Staff
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Course Materials Features
- Lessons 2
- Topics 0
- Quizzes 1
- Students 5
- Certificate Yes
- Assignment No
- Category Breathing Disorders
- Lecture Length 90 minutes
- Original Release Date April 6, 2019
- Review Date October 15, 2020
- Expiration Date October 15, 2023