The Paradigm Shift: Looking Beyond the Mouth

  • Saturday 1/28/2023
  • Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Course Code: 693SL
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 258 B
  • Credits: 1 CE Hour
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Jon Caulfield, DDS owns and operates Epic Dentistry in Littleton, Colorado where he takes an integrated, whole health approach to dentistry, specializing in the areas of Sleep, Airway and TMJ. He has been fortunate to work alongside world leaders in neuromuscular occlusion and pneumopedics and is now paying it forward, teaching hundreds of dentists worldwide how to integrate solutions for sleep, airway and TMJ into their practices. Dr. Caulfield is an instructor at the Institute for Craniofacial Sleep Medicine and leads the Clinical Advisory and Advocate Program at Vivos Therapeutics. A graduate of University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Dr. Caulfield also holds an advanced graduate degree with Occlusion Connections and a diplomate status with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy.

In this course, you will learn about how Novel oral appliance therapy differs from conventional mandibular advancement devices and traditional palatal expansion as it is used to correct the nasopharyngeal airway through midfacial redevelopment in combination with mandibular correction for the oropharyngeal airway, in order to improve the upper airway.  

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Understand normal craniofacial growth and development
  • Recognize the effects of Western culture on growth and development
  • Know the importance of nasal breathing facial and dental clues
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist