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A critical review of orofacial myofunctional therapy & sleep disordered breathing: phenotyping, clinical markers, and early intervention
Join us for the AAMS Symposium at the World Sleep Congress Sunday September 22, 2019 12:30 – 17:45, in Vancouver, Canada. It is a historic occasion for our emerging field of orofacial myofunctional therapy with dozens of presentations touching on OMT in the main congress program & scientific sessions in addition to the AAMS Symposium.
This program is a joint meeting of the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences (AAMS) and the World Sleep Society.


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AAMS’ GOALS AND VISION


To provide educational and research media in the area of myofunctional therapy for our members, the academic community and the general public worldwide.

To develop and produce educational symposia that center on relevant topics in the field of myofunctional therapy and stomatognathic system.

To build a membership network of aligned professionals and interested parties whose intention is to expand and develop the field of myofunctional therapy.

Participate in trade shows, conferences and conventions that are specific to this field to promote and expand awareness of orofacial myofunctional disorders and treatment options.

To facilitate scientific research in the field of myofunctional therapy.

To develop and maintain standards for the delivery of care in the field of myofunctional therapy.

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News and Research

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy has existed in some form in some countries for many decades. Only recently has it started to gain academic attention at the top levels of healthcare research. AAMS provides leads the future of myofunctional therapy through global networking, “cross-pollination” of research and therapy methods applied to many health care area, with the vision to bring this important field into becoming a standard of care.

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Call For Papers


Sleep Medicine – Special Issue Guest Editors:
Christian Guilleminault (Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA)
Judie Owens (Boston Children’s Hospital, MA, USA)

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PAST AND UPCOMING EVENTS

AAMS’ 1st CONGRESS & GALA
September 9-13, 2015

Visit the 2015 Congress’ page to see what took place at our very first AAMS Congress in Los Angeles, California

AAMS FIRST CONGRESS

BORDEAUX, FRANCE
January 15-16, 2016

AAMS Symposium, Breaking News in Sleep Medicine, Snoring Orthodontic Intervention and Myofunctional Therapy

Breaking News in Sleep Medicine, Snoring<br>Orthodontic Intervention and Myofunctional Therapy

COLOMBIA
September 15-17, 2016

The AAMS was honored to help organize the 3rd Latin American, 2nd Iberian-American Conference

3rd Latin American 2nd Iberian-American Myofunctional Therapy Conference

AAMS 2nd CONGRESS & GALA
March 1 -5, 2017

Sleep disordered breathing and craniofacial
growth and development; Early intervention
and patient outcome | Chicago, IL

Sleep disordered breathing and craniofacial growth and development; Early intervention and patient outcome

AAMS Symposium in Prague
October 7, 2017

Myofunctional Therapy in Modification of
the Upper Airway in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A Satellite Symposium at the World Sleep Congress

Prague, Czech Republic

AAMS 3rd CONGRESS & GALA
September 5 – 10, 2018

The Role of Oropharyngeal Development, From Fetus To Adult: Craniofacial Structure and Posture -Rehabilitation and Reversal of Epigenetic Mutation | Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy

AAMS Symposium in Vancouver
September 22, 2019

A Critical Review of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy & Sleep Disordered Breathing: Phenotyping, Clinical Markers, and Early Intervention | Vancouver, BC

AAMS Symposium in Vancouver

AAMS 4th CONGRESS & GALA
October 16 – 20, 2018

AAPMD, ACAM, AAMS
Airway Summit Collaboration Cures
Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN





We are engaged with some of the most important interdisciplinary congresses & associations in the field of Myofunctional Therapy