Course Description:

Learn the Importance of interdisciplinary care for dental patients. How screening patients for airway and orofacial myofunctional dysfunctions can change lives. Cheryl will discuss her journey with her son who had a cascade of oral, emotional and physical health impacts that took a collaborative team to diagnosis and resolve

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of bridging the dental and medical fields for the health and wellness of our patients
  • Recognizing when to refer for airway and orofacial myofunctional dysfunctions

Author Bio:

Cheryl Shafer, RDH, BS, COM, is the founder of Facial Function, specializing in myofunctional and breathing disorders. With a broad perspective in both dentistry and orofacial myofunctional disorders she brings her passion to the importance of understanding the links between oral structure, function and behavior to empower and educate others.

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