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

*With a clear emphasis on both new research and practical clinical treatment


Thematic Sections in Separate Rooms


•History of Craniofacial Intervention
•Sleep -Pulmonology -Neurology -Psychiatry -Dental Sleep
•Surgery -Sleep Surgery -Oral Surgery -Soft Tissue
•Surgery
•Otolaryngology
•Posture
•Genetics/Epigenetics
•Evolution
•Chewing, Nutrition, and Diet


•Dentistry -Orthodontic -Paediatric Dental -Dental Hygiene
•Psychology of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs)
•Early Intervention, from Pregnancy to Newborn
•Speech-Language Pathology
•Physiotherapy
•Occupational Therapy
•Lactation Consulting
•Public Health
•Research


Congress Speakers



Victor Abdullah, MD | Hong Kong–China
Incorporation of Oromyofunctional Therapy in a Surgical Protocol in Hong Kong
Nicole Archambault Besson, MS, CCC-SLP | USA
Breathing is 24/7: The SLP’s Role in the Identification of Airway Function Disorders
Esther Bianchini, PhD | Brazil
• Impact of Functional Management on Neurocardiogenic Coupling- Mediated Cardiovascular Risk of Common Sleep Disturbances
• Interdisciplinarity approach in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): Effects of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) for Orthognathic Surgery Rehabilitation
Workshop: Orofacial pain and Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy: Resources of Surface Electromyography in a Functional Approach (with Gianluca de Priori)
Eyal Botzer, DMD | Israel
Restricted lingual frenum-surgery and management.
Kevin Boyd, DDS, MSc | USA
Tongue, Skulls and Sleep: An Evolutionary Perspective on Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy
James Bronson, DDS, FIAO | USA
A Functional/Physiologic Approach to Sleep Disorder Breathing in Children
Steve Carstensen, DDS | USA
The Troublesome Connection Between TMJ, Other Chronic Pain, and Airway Health
Yue Weng Cheu, BDS, FRACDS, MJDF, RCS | Singapore
Linguadontics – Understanding the Neurological Basis of Myofunctional Therapy
Miguel Cruz, MD | Portugal
Impact of Functional Management on Neurocardiogenic Coupling- Mediated Cardiovascular Risk of Common Sleep Disturbances
Marco Antonio da Silva, PhD | Brazil
Masticatory Function: Assessment Possibilities and Connection with Temporomandibular Disorders
Gianluca de Priori, PT | Italy
Workshop: Orofacial Pain and Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy: Resources of Surface Electromyography in a Functional Approach (With Lorenzo Freschi)
Michelle Emanuel, OTR/L | USA
Pharyngeal Plexus: Where Embryology, Movement and Oral Function Meet
Melania Evangelisti, MD | Italy
Lingual Frenulum Evaluation in Children With and Without Sleep Disordered Breathing.
Lorenzo Freschi, PT | Italy
Fascial Manipulation in TMJ Disorders
Workshop: Program Workshop Fascial Manipulation
Maria Daniela Genovese, MD | Italy
Short Lingual Frenum and Posture Modifications in Children, Youth and Adults
Thierry Gouzland, PT, OMT | France
The Impressive Power of Chewing : From Facial Growth to Obesity
Thierry Gouzland, PT, OMT | France
Contribution of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in an Orthognathic Surgery Team
Diana Grandi, SLP | Spain
The Inclusion of Myofunctional Therapy in the OSA Care Team and Adherence to Treatment
William Hang, DDS, MSD
Journey From Non-Believer to Outspoken Advocate of Myofunctional Therapy
Miho Imamura, PhD, DDS | Japan
Functional Orthodontic Approach with Upper Jaw Expansion & MFT Helps for the Mouth Breather
Triin Jagomagi, PhD, DDS, MSc | Estonia
Interdisciplinary Approaches in the Treatment of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders – an Orthodontist View
Virginia Johnson, DO, FAAO | USA
Bone Morphology as the “Footprints of a Living Anatomy”: How Motion Shapes the Oral-Pharyngeal Space
Sharon Keenan, PhD | USA
Workshop: Sleep Disorders Bootcamp.
Venkata Koka, MD, FRCSEd | France
Structural and Functional Changes in Pharyngeal Soft Tissues in OSA
Andres Köster , SLP | Estonia
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy for Treatment of Voice Disorders
Lin-In Lim, DDS | South Korea
Tongue Crib Appliance with Myofunctional Therapy for Patients with Hyperdivergent Skeletal Pattern and Open Bite
Steven Lin, MD | Australia
The Big Bang of Craniofacial Growth: Functional Nutrition & Myofunctional Therapy
Darius Loghmanee, MD, FAAP, FAASM | USA
Getting to Scale: the Need for Novel Approaches to Screening, Evaluation, and Treatment of Mouth Breathing
Almiro Machado Junior, DDS, PhD | Brazil
Facial Orthopedic Treatments and Myofunctional Therapy in Pediatric Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Current and Future Perspectives
Roberta Martinelli, PhD, SLP | Brazil
Teste da Linguinha: 3+ Years of Federal Law In Brazil, What We Know, What We Didn’t Know, and What We Would Like To Know
Patrick McKeown, MA, BBE | Ireland
• Beyond CPAP and AHI, the Restoration of Health
• Restoring Nasal and Functional Diaphragmatic Breathing in the
Treatment of Sleep Apnea
Workshop: Practical Approaches to Addressing Breathing Pattern Disorders in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (with James Metz)
Miguel Meira, MD | Portugal
Impact of Functional Management on Neurocardiogenic Coupling- Mediated Cardiovascular Risk of Common Sleep Disturbances

Maria Mejia Guerrero, SLP | Spain
Biofeedback Intervention in Disorders of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJD)
Giuseppe Messina, MD | Italy
The role of the Tongue Muscles in the Stomatognathic Biomechanics: The Tongue, Mandible, Hyoid System
Ludovico Messineo, MD | Italy
Breath‐holding As A Means to Estimate the Loop Gain Contribution to Obstructive Sleep Apnea
James Metz, DDS, FACD, ABDSM | USA
Beyond CPAP and AHI, the Restoration of Health
Workshop: One Day Workshop: Practical Approaches to Addressing Breathing Pattern Disorders in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (with Patrick McKeown)
Zhu Min, PhD, MSc | China
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Hypopnea Syndrome in Children – View From an Orthodontist
Joy Moeller, BS, RDH | USA
Myofunctional Therapy: An Essential Part of All Aspects of Dentistry
Sharon Moore, BS, SLP | Australia
• Good Sleep by Design: A Paediatric Sleep Literacy Guide for Professionals and Parents
• Chew Chew Chew: Why and How
• (Poster) Sleep Literacy for Parents: A Paediatric ‘Sleep Formula’ and ‘Red Flag System’
Workshop: Good Sleep by Design: A Pediatric Sleep Literacy Guide for Professionals and Parents
Reza Movahed, MD | USA
Intricacies in Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients
Van Thai Nguyen, DDS | Estonia
Changes in the Palatal Dimensions and Structural Airway in Sleep Apnea Patients
Magda Lahorgue Nunes, MD, PhD | Brazil
Sleep in Preterm Neonates
Giovanni Olivi, MD | Italy
Short Lingual Frenum and Posture Modifications in Children, Youth and Adults
Heriberto Rangel, MSc, SLP | Colombia
Sleep Disorders in University Students, A Look From the Speech and Language Pathology
Eliana Rivera, MSc, SLP | Colombia
Oropharyngeal Exercises More Effective in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Based on Evidence
Luis Ruiz-Guzman, MD | Spain
• Myofunctional Therapy and Public Health.
• Comparative Study of Diagnostic Methods of Ankyloglossia in the Infant
• Project: Logopedic Evaluation of Laser Frenectomy in the Treatment of Ankyloglossia in Pediatric Age
Sabina Saccomanno, MD, DMD | Italy
Proper chewing as Choking Prevention
Marisa Santos, DDS | Argentina
Treating Earlier
Fabio Scoppa, MD | Italy
• Glosso-postural Syndrome. The Relation Between Tongue Position and Postural Balance
• Poster-Tongue Posture, Swallowing and Cerebral Areas Activation: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
Florence Sekito, MD | Brazil
Fascial Manipulation in TMJ Disorders
Farhan Shah, BDS, MDS, PhD | Sweden/India
Soft Palate Muscles, Nerves, and Pharyngeal Swallowing Function in Snoring and Sleep Apnea Subjects
Min-Keun Song, MD | South Korea
Evaluation of Swallowing Function in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients
Candy Sparks, BA | USA
Class II Malocclusion and Breathing Deprivation: A Case Study from the Point of View of a Patient’s Family
Visasiri Tantrakul, MD | USA
Sleep Disordered Breathing During Pregnancy: Current Evidence for Diagnosis and Treatment
Corinne Thery, MD | France
Oropharyngeal Development: Craniofacial Structure, Posture and Dento Facial Orthopedie
Carlos Torre, MD | USA
Nasal Obstruction From a Developmental and Evolutionary Perspective
Sanda Valcu-Pinkerton, RDH | USA
The Impact on Therapy of the Wound Healing Process Post Frenectomy
Heidi Van Ravenhorst-Bell, PhD, CPT, CNG | USA
Clarity: A Wireless Orofacial Myofunctional Imaging and Pressure Appliance
Anastasia Vasileiu, DDS | Greece
When Greek Philosophy Meets Science: An Ancient Model to Proper Eating and Wellbeing
Maria Pia Villa, MD | Italy
Oropharyngeal Exercises: Modification of Stomatognathic System.
Gina Weissman, DMDRN, IBCLC | Israel
A Case for Clipping, A Case for Waiting: Difficult Decisions in Clinic
Audrey Yoon , DDS, MS | USA
Role of Orthodontic Intervention and MFT in OSA: From Infant to Adult
Soroush Zaghi, MD | USA
Lingual Frenuloplasty with Myofunctional Therapy: Experience with 350 Cases Validating an Indication of Tongue-tie Release for Mouth Breathing, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Craniofacial Pain.
Athanasios Zavas, DMD, DDS, DRMEDSC | USA
Team-based Pediatric Dental Practice to Address Dental Disparities: The Need for Myofunctional Therapy

Speakers and topics are subject to change without notice.

List of Committees and Their Members


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3rd AAMS GALA

VILLA AURELIA, ROME, ITALIA | SEPTEMBER 8, 2018


Villa Aurelia | Largo di Porta San Pancrazio 1 | 00153 – Roma – Italy | www.villaaurelia.it


REGISTER FOR THE 2018 GALA



GENERAL FEE INFORMATION


Full Congress

DENTISTS, ORTHODONTISTS, PHYSICIANS
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION | $625 USD // $530 EURO
AFTER MARCH 31ST | $780 USD // $645 EURO

THERAPISTS (SLP, RDH, OT, BBE, etc)
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION | $395 USD // $340 EURO
AFTER MARCH 31ST | $525 USD // $435 EURO

STUDENTS ( Identification required )
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION | $250 USD // $210 EURO
AFTER MARCH 31ST | $325 USD // $270 EURO

 


One Day Registration

DENTISTS, ORTHODONTISTS, PHYSICIANS
PER DAY$350 USD // $300 EURO

THERAPISTS (SLP, RDH, OT, BBE, etc)
PER DAY$250 USD // $210 EURO

STUDENTS ( Identification required )
PER DAY$125 USD // $105 EURO


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GENERAL CONGRESS INFORMATION


5-6 SEPTEMBER 2018
PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOPS
7-9 SEPTEMBER 2018
MAIN CONGRESS
10 SEPTEMBER 2018
POST CONGRESS WORKSHOP
• Research Priorities
• Screening Tools
• Health Initiative

 


MORE INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED.
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SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES
Sponsorship descriptions and respective benefits.
The 3rd AAMS Congress & Hippocrates Gala offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities. From inclusive sponsorship packages to tote bags inserts, the Congress & Gala have several options to accommodate your visibility objectives, resources, & budget.



* The Sponsorship packet is a partial list of available sponsorship opportunities.
For more details about our various sponsorship packages, please contact
Marc Richard Moeller, AAMS Executive Director by sending him an email at marc@aamsinfo.org or call him at +1 310-382-7852



Sponsorship and exhibiting at the 3rd AAMS Congress & Hippocrates Gala gives you an opportunity to connect with your target audience, the academic community, the general public as well as allowing you to build networking relationships with interdisciplinary, allied health professionals and respective trade associations.

You will be in the company of some of the world’s foremost researchers, teachers, and health professionals dedicated to helping individuals with orofacial myofunctional disorders, their families and those that support them.

Your sponsorship will also help support structured advancement and training required to help thousands of people suffering from OMDs.


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In Rome, Monti Is a Quiet Treasure
People sometimes wander along Via Panisperna in Rome realizing they are lost, but not fretting about it. The view is divine from there, a slice of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore sandwiched between 19th-century apartment buildings, dilapidated palazzos, the elevated Church of San Lorenzo in Panisperna and stores like Macelleria Stecchiotti, a butcher shop selling some of the best meat in Rome. The owner, Pietro Stecchiotti, a neighborhood notable nicknamed “Pol Pot” for his occupation and ardent Communist politics, claims to have planted the vines that drape across Via Panisperna in front of his shop, framing a quintessentially Roman streetscape.

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