AAMS’ FIRST CONGRESS & GALA

September 9-13, 2015 in Los Angeles, California
at the Historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel

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SPEAKERS



Esther Bianchini, PhD (BRA)
Lecture: Myofunctional Therapy and Sleep Disordered Breathing: New Standards of Care for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Course: TMJ and facial pain – Orofacial myofunctional approach
Kevin Boyd, DDS (USA)
Orofacial myofunctional disorders, malocclusion phenotypes and Non-communicable disease: An evolutionary perspective
Heather Clark, PhD, SLP (USA)
Motor learning and neuromuscular principles: Applications to myofunctional disorder
Ariana Ebrahimian, DDS
Orthotropics: Improving the Standard of Care
Antonio Ferrante, MD, DDS (ITA)
The importance of myofunctional therapy for restoration of the brain function
Michael Gelb, DDS (USA)
Airway centric dentistry
Catherine Watson Genna, IBCLC (USA)
Organization of tongue movements during breastfeeding, before and after frenotomy
Thierry Gouzland, PT, OMT (FRA)
Contribution of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in an Orthognathic Surgery Team
Tess Graham, PT, BBE (AUS)
Breathing retraining: Enhancing efficacy of myofunctional therapy and sleep medicine
Christian Guilleminault, MD, DBiol (USA)
1. Sleep-disordered-breathing in children and myofunctional therapy

2. Breathing Re-education and Myofunctional Therapy: Towards Restoration of Continuous Nasal Breathing as the Ultimate Treatment Goal in Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

3. Short Lingual Frenulum and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
William Hang, DDS (USA)
AIRWAY-kening orthodontics & myofunctional therapy working together to improve/save lives

Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST, RCST -Panelist
Gabor Hermann, DDS (HUN)
Paradigm shift in orthodontics – Introduction to the modern functional orthodontics
Steven Hou, DDS (USA)
Two novel and unpublished cephalometric factors in the diagnosis of OSA
Miho Imamura, PhD, DDS (JPN)
Long term stability for orthodontic cases with MFT
Triin Jagomägi, MD, DDS (EST) Panelist
Virginia Johnson, DO (USA)
Integrating myo-functional diagnosis into whole patient care: Uncovering the causes of many chronic disease syndromes
Hilton Justino, PhD (BRA)
Panelist
Pejman Katiraei, DO (USA)
An integrative physiological approach to myofunctional disorders
Lawrence Kotlow, DDS (USA)
Lecture: How breastfeeding and tongue-ties impact OSA
Course: Frenum Surgery Master Class
Darius Loghmanee, MD FAAP FAASM
Panelist
Irene Marchesan, PhD, SLP (BRA)
Lecture: Interference of tongue with the orofacial functions
Course: Restricted lingual frenum: Diagnosis and management
Derek Mahony, BDS(Syd), MScOrth(Lon), MOrthRCS(Eng)
Developing an ideal arch form in orthodontics
Chele Marmet (USA)
Panelist
Patrick Mckeown, MA, BBE (IRL)
Buteyko Method: Practical workshop for sleep disorders & myofunctional therapy
Michael Mew, BDS (Lond), MSc (Orth) (UK)
Lecture: Craniofacial dystrophy, a possible syndrome?
Course: Introduction to orthotropics and craniofacial dystrophy
Joy Moeller, BS, RDH (USA)
Myofunctional therapy in children 0-5 years of age
James G Murphy, MD
Orofacial myofunctional disorders, malocclusion phenotypes and Non-communicable disease: An evolutionary perspective
Viet Nghiem, DDS (USA)
Two novel and unpublished cephalometric factors in the diagnosis of OSA
Giovanni Olivi, MD, DDS & Maria Daniela Genovese MD, DDS (ITA)
Lecture: Relationship between ankyloglossia, anatomical and functional alterations and body posture
Course: Frenum Surgery Master Class
James Redd, DDS
Personal experiences with Orthotropics and Myofunctional Therapy
Mariano Rocabado, PT, DPT, ccTT (CHL)
The Functional Matrix: Craniofacial Skeletal Growth, Muscular Transformation, and Myofunctional Therapy; Structural Evidences and a Call for Myofunctional Therapy In Adolescent Intervention
Nancy Rothstein, MBA (USA)
Sleep: The best preventive medicine
David Rubenstein, PhD (USA)
The role of chronic stress in airway encroachment
Ricardo Santos, SLP, MSc, PhD (PRT)
Myofunctional Therapy in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What More Do We Need To Do?
Carla Stecco, MD (ITA)
Lecture: Role of deep fasciae in proprioception and peripheral motor coordination
Course: Role of the fasciae in head and neck pain
Franklin Susanibar, MSLP (PER)
Protocol for the phonoaudiological assessment of breathing with scores (PROPABS)


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.


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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”
Posters
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”
Posters
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”
Posters
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



Please Note:

Speakers and Presentations may change without notice


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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11th
AAMS FIRST HIPPOCRATES AWARD GALA

Dinner Reception at the famed Oviatt Penthouse
 

Help us inaugurate fundraising for the AAMS with entertainment, libations, a gourmet buffet dinner, and a program that celebrates our leaders who fight to make the world a better place, spotlighting distinguished achievement and fund raising objectives of the AAMS.
Dress Code: “Elegant” (Black tie optional)


BENEFACTOR PACKAGE $500
Includes all of the benefits from the other packages as well as a recognition in the gala program.
 

CHAMPION PACKAGE $250
6-7pm (+7-10pm Gala Banquet Dinner) Cocktails and Jazz with guest Prof. Christian Guilleminault in the deco Oviatt penthouse
 

TRAILBALZER PACKAGE $125
(7-10pm Gala Banquet Dinner) Gala Banquet Dinner on the Oviatt Penthouse Rooftop Terrace (Bring a Wrap)
 

ON THE PROGRAM
 

• AAMS Hippocrates Award for Contribution to Medicine With Myofunctional Therapy to Christian Guilleminault
• Overview of a Large Scale Randomised Controlled Trial with Myofunctional Therapy and Pediatric OSA At Leading Universities Around the World
• A Public Health Project To Train All RDHs & SLPs in the USA & Brazil to Screen for  Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders as Clinical Markers for Sleep Apnea
• The Creation of the 1st Irene Marchesan Award For Institutional Advancement in Myofunctional Therapy Awarded to its Namesake, Irene Marchesan
for her role in authoring the “Teste da Linguinha” Frenum Inspection Law In Brazil
• A Public Health Project to Advocate for Frenum Inspection Laws Around the World
• Much Much More
 

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HOTEL INFORMATION


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.)



DIRECTION AND TRANSPORTATION TO THE HOTEL

By Car
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.

Public Transportation
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.
Check Metro for schedules.


The AAMS would like to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to the field of Myofunctional Therapy.

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CONVENTION COMMITTEE


Nicole Archambautl Besson
Diane Bahr
Tracy Balsz
Jennifer Brush
Kathleen Carson
Franklin Susanibar Chavez
Amy Green
Janice Goodman
Shirley Gutowski



Brian Hockel
Hilton Justino
Yves Lajoie
Edmund Liem
Martha Macaluso
Courtney Mancini
Irene Marchesan
Joy Moeller
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Rossana Ramires
Hila Robins
Nancy Rothstein
Ricardo Santos
Candy Sparks
Grace Sun
Samantha Weaver

 
 

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