Implementing Myofunctional therapy in a Physiologic Based Dental Office-Missing Link in Treatment of TMJD and OSA

Course Type: Elective Courses

This course is designed to help you successfully implement OMT in your own office! Collaborate with your own team, establish a comprehensive team in your office and successfully treat Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, TMJD and Sleep. Engage your whole team in daily OMD screenings.

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Tuition: $995 – Doctor Prerequisites: OMD & MT 
Team Tuition: $595 CE Credits: 8
AGD Codes: 730  Length of Course: 1 day

The Objectives of this course are for the participant to be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of OMT in a physiologic based dental office
  • Recognize OMDs
  • Discuss the connection between OMDs, TMJD and OSA
  • Discuss the importance of taking CBCTs
  • Read CBCTs
  • Discuss importance of Sleep tests and prevalence of UARS/OSA
  • Discuss the importance of OMT training
  • Designate one area of the office for OMT
  • Discuss effects of oral tethered tissue on TMJD and OSA
  • Implement BioPAk as an OMT assessment tool
  • Discuss check off list for successful OMT department
  • Discuss appointment sequence, duration, cost and insurance coverage

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Take a look at our team:

Aida Bosnjak, RDH, OMT, BBPI

Aida Bosnjak graduated Nursing School in 1989, Dental Hygiene School in 2001 and studied extensively with LVI, IAOM, AOMT, TBI in the field of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Therapy since 2006. Aida is also certified in Buteyko Breathing Techinques and Dental Sleep Medicine for RDH. Aida’s passion to help patients be pain free and as healthy as possible drives her to explore the newest technologies and techniques while also learning about cutting edge research and recommendations in the field of dentistry and airway health. For the past 22 years Aida has been part of Lake Forest Smiles, an LVI trained, physiologic based dental office where she established a Myofunctional Department in 2015 and has successfully treated many patients. In addition, Aida is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association, American Academy of Physiologic Medicine and Dentistry, and American Laser Study Club. She is also The Breathe Institute Ambassador. In her spare time Aida loves taking long walks and enjoys nature. Cooking, traveling and exploring different cultures with her family is another passion of hers!