Panel Discussion
Lecture #305 Audio

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Sleep disordered beathing involves the oro-facial and naso-pharyngeal structures that fall under the competence of various health professionals. In recent years dentists specialized in sleep disorders have been integrating their practices with those of sleep physicians. Recent studies support the introduction of myofunctional therapy as an adjuct type of therapy. Integrating multiple approaches to sleep disordered breathing is the focus of this panel discussion.

Learning Outcomes:

– Describe appropriate assessment of nasal breathing used in a variety of health practices.
– Identify the benefits of focusing on the management of nasal breathing across disciplines.
– Apply myofunctional therapy to assist management of sleep disordered breathing.