Seminar Calendar

Dr. Steven Acker – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Implementing Airway and Sleep Disordered Breathing Protocols

Fri/Sat – May 7-8, 2021

8:30 am – 5pm

(14) CE Credits

Galloping Hills Golf Course –  3 Golf Dr, Kenilworth, NJ 07033

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Day 1

  • Airway disorders and sleep disordered breathing – introduction, health concerns from a Public Health perspective
  • Anatomy and physiology of the airway
  • Genetic and epigenetic factors in airway and craniofacial development
  • Introduction of the System for managing airway patients
  • Structure , function and behavior as root causes of airway dysfunction
  • Patient Screening introduced
  • Data collection – medical metrics, clinical exam, clinical photography, and cone beam CT scan, digital intraoral scanning
  • Interpretation of data collection
  • Training of high resolution pulse oximeter
  • Demonstration of scanner
  • Introduction to diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Upper airway Resistance Syndrome

Day 2

  • Diagnosing cases
  • Review of data from high resolution pulse oximeters.
  • Oral Appliance therapy introduced
  • Analog impression techniques for oral appliance therapy
  • Digital scanning for oral appliance therapy (live demo)
  • Review of myofunctional therapy and functional appliances
  • Building a network of providers for our airway patients.
  • Review of sleep and health
  • Case presentations and reviews.
  • Adjunctive therapies.
In honor of Children's Dental Health Month, we're hosting an exciting event about myofunctional therapy, and how your child's breathing could affect their health for the rest of their life. This event will take place at our office on Monday February 26 from 4.30pm
Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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Get more information about myofunctional therapy
for your child
Learn how you can help your child!
Check your inbox for an email from us!
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