Speaker: Toshi Hart, DDS
Overview of normal craniofacial growth and development in infant and children. Realize the factors in Western culture have contributed to the underdevelopment of the craniofacial complex. Understand the role of restricted oral tissues, palatal expansion, myofunctional therapy and nasal breathing have on proper growth and development. Begin to identify signs and symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing in children which can lead to Obstructive Sleep Apnea in adults.
- Understand normal craniofacial growth in infants and children
- Understand the evolution of underdevelopment of the craniofacial complex
- Understand the dental clues of underdevelopment that relate to Sleep Disordered Breathing
- Realize the role of restricted oral tissues, palatal expansion, myofunctional therapy and nasal breathing have on proper growth and development
Course Categories: Orthodontics
Subject Code: 370
Educational Type: Live
Educational Method: Lecture
Sponsor(s): Vivos Therapeutics, Inc.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Yes