AAMS’ FIRST CONGRESS & GALA
at the Historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Shining an interdisciplinary spotlight on prevention, innovative practices and advances in Orofacial Myofunctional Sciences and Therapy.
• Interpret information from world leaders in their fields about applications of myofunctional sciences and therapy, from the first day of life on, involving breast feeding, weaning, chewing, swallowing, dentition, occlusion and other orofacial functions.
• Identify teamwork strategies to treat people with sleep disorders, craniofacial pain, complex gnathological cases, obesity and much more.
• Describe the contribution of other health-related professionals in the care of our patients.
• Identify preventive measures that can be implemented to promote the optimal growth and development of happy and healthy children.
• Analyze the most updated studies in the field of muscle functions and integrated orofacial functions, from different perspectives.
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Wednesday September 9th
1:00pm-6:00pm AAMS General Members Meeting
12:00pm-4:00pm Esther Bianchini, PhD, Myofunctional therapy & orofacial pain, PMD co-morbidities, OSA intake assessment, treatment and their relationship to bruxism & OSA – $150.00
Thursday September 10th
Theme of the day: “Prevention Of OMDs”
Lectures & Panel Discussions: Irene Marchesan, William Hang, Catherine Watson-Genna, Heather Clark, Kevin Boyd, Nancy Rothtstein, Antonio Ferrante, Esther Bianchini, Alison Hazelbaker, Virginia Johnson, Chele Marmet, Derek Mahony.
Friday September 11th
Theme of the day: “Focus On Orofacial Functions”
Lectures & Panel Discussions: Giovanni Olivi, Maria Daniela G Olivi, Franklin Susanibar, Esther Bianchini, Antonio Ferrante, Michael Mew, Lawrence Kotlow, G Olivi , MD + MDG Olivi, Patrick McKeowen, Tess Graham, Thierry Gouzland, Christian Guilleminault, Alison Hazelbaker, Virginia Johnson, Chele Marmet, Kevin Boyd, Joy Moeller, Hilton Justino, James Redd.
1:00pm-6:00pm FRENUM SURGERY MASTER CLASS, Lawrence Kotlow, DDS – Giovanni Olivi, MD, DDS & Maria Daniela Genovese MD, DDS
– Ankyloglossia and lasers: Why, when and how to treat
– Hands on (Limited to 36 spaces) $500.00
– Observers only (14 Spaces Available) $200.00
Friday Evening September 11th
6:00pm-10:00pm -AAMS FIRST HIPPOCRATES AWARD GALA-
Celebrate the Vision and Mission of the AAMS.
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Saturday September 12th
Theme of the day: “Teamwork And The Future Of OMT”
Lectures & Panel Discussions: Christian Guilleminault, Mariano Rocabado, Joy Moeller, Esther Bianchini, Pejman Katiraei, Miho Imamura, Carla Stecco, David Rubinstein, Viet Nghiem, Steven Hou, Gabor Hermann, Virginia Johnson, Michael Gelb, Ricardo Santos, Franklin Susanibar, Antonio Ferrante, Darius Loghmanee, Ariana Ebrahimian.
Sunday September 13th
8:00am-12:00pm Irene Marchesan, PhD, SLP – Restricted Lingual frenum: diagnosis and management. – $150.00
8:00am-12:00pm Carla Stecco, MD – Role of the fasciae in head and neck pain – $150.00
8:00am-12:00pm Michael Mew, BDS (Lond), MSc (Orth) (UK) – Introduction to Orthotropics and Craniofacial Dystrophy – $300.00
Speakers and Presentations may change without notice
AAMS has reserved a limited number of discounted rooms at the Biltmore at the rate of $179.00/night from Sept 9-14, 2015. To book a room, please click on the link below.
Rooms at this rate are first-come, first-served and must be reserved by August 22, 2015.
(Rates are for single or double occupancy, and include complimentary internet access in all guest rooms.)
To reach our hotel from Los Angeles International Airport, exit beyond Terminal 7, stay in right lane to Sepulveda Blvd. to 105 Freeway East (Norwalk). Proceed to 110 North (Harbor Freeway). Exit 6th Street, 4 blocks to Olive Street, turn left. 1 block to 5th Street, turn left. 1 block to Grand Avenue, turn left and turn left (2nd driveway) into the hotel. Travel time twenty-five to thirty minutes.
Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport (15 miles) is also just twenty to thirty minutes’ travel time, located northeast of downtown.
The Metro Red Line subway stop is just one block from the hotel, across from Pershing Square at Hill St. The Red Line connects to Union Station, where trains regularly depart for San Diego, Lancaster/Palmdale, Orange County and other destinations. The Flyaway Bus also departs from Union Station to LAX Airport. Other Red Line stops include North Hollywood, Universal Studios and throughout Hollywood. Nearby buses also connect all Los Angeles neighborhoods.
Nicole Archambautl Besson
Franklin Susanibar Chavez
Marc Richard Moeller
Licia Coceani Paskay