October 22nd, 2021 7am – 5pm

October 23rd, 2021 7am – 1pm

Philadelphia, PA

Hosted by: Ryan P. Robinson, DDS

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There is an airway obstruction epidemic today that is affecting children across all healthcare fields.

Symptoms such as mouth breathing, snoring, UARS, and sleep apnea are continuing to become more prevalent among our youngest generation. As a result, it is our obligation to stay educated on the resulting health effect in (1) pediatric sleep quality (2) under-developed midfaces (3) muscle parafunction and (4) REM sleep fragmentation with associated ADHD like symptoms. We believe dentistry and medicine should work together to help our children. Join us at this year’s 4th Annual Pediatric Airway Symposium on October 22nd and 23rd, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You will learn from physicians, dentists and other pediatric healthcare providers who are leading the way in collaboration to diagnose and treat children suffering from sleep related breathing disorders.

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    Featured Speakers

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    Steven Olmos

    TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre International – Dentist

    DDS, DABCP, DABCDSM, DABDSM, DAAPM, FAAOP, FAACP, FICCMO, FADI, FIAO

    October 23rd — 10:15 AM

    Dr. Steven Olmos has been in private practice for more than 30 years, with the last 25 years devoted to research and treatment of craniofacial pain and sleep-related breathing disorders. He obtained his DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and is Board Certified in both chronic pain and sleep breathing disorders by the American Board of Craniofacial pain, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, and American Board of Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Olmos is the founder of TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centers International, with over 60 licensed locations in seven countries dedicated exclusively to the diagnosis and treatment of craniofacial pain and sleep disorders. He is the immediate past president of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and continues to lecture and educate internationally.

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    Soroush Zaghi

    The Breathe Institute – Sleep Surgeon, Otolaryngology & Maxillofacial Surgery

    MD, ENT

    October 23rd — 8:00 AM

    Dr. Zaghi graduated from Harvard Medical School, completed his residency in ENT (Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery) at UCLA, and Sleep Surgery Fellowship at Stanford University. The focus of his sub-specialty training is on the comprehensive treatment of nasal obstruction, snoring, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is very active in clinical research relating to sleep-disordered breathing with over 70+ peer-reviewed research publications in the fields of neuroscience, head and neck surgery, and sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Zaghi is particularly interested in studying the impact of tethered-oral tissues (such as tongue-tie) and oral myofascial dysfunction on maxillofacial development, upper airway resistance syndrome, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is an invited lecturer, author, and journal reviewer for topics relating to the diagnosis and management of sleep-disordered breathing and tongue-tie disorders.

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    Host: Ryan P. Robinson

    Pain & Sleep Therapy Center of Delaware – Dentist
    DDS, DABCP, DABCDSM, DABDSM, QOM-D

    October 22nd — 7:00 AM

    Dr. Robinson is Delaware’s first and only doctor triple board certified in Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine. After many years of treating the airway in his general dental practice, Dr Robinson decided to open up a specialty practice to address the needs of the community. This new practice called The Pain and Sleep Therapy Center of Delaware Valley focuses on finding the origin of the problem as opposed to treating with medications and “band-aid” fixes that have become so routine in today’s medical system.

    Dr. Robinson has taken over 1000 hours of continuing education courses in Craniofacial Pain and Sleep Breathing Disorders and has been personally mentored by the world’s leading airway clinicians. Dr. Robinson works with patients of all ages. He states, “It is extremely rewarding to help an adult enhance their quality of life by finding and treating the source of their issues. What’s even more powerful is treating children and having the opportunity to CURE their problems.” He goes on to say “Children are the most fun because with just a little intervention and therapy we can help the child grow and develop properly, saving them a lifetime of issues that otherwise would not have been identified. We focus on identifying these issues at a young age so we don’t ever have to treat them as an adult”

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    Daniel Klauer

    TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre, Granger, IN – Dentist
    DDS, DABCP, DABCDSM, DABDSM

    October 22nd — 8:00 AM

    Dr. Klauer is board-certified with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Board of Craniofacial Pain, and the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine. He is diplomat eligible with the American Board of Orofacial Pain, and is currently the only doctor in a 100 mile radius of South Bend, Indiana who carries these three board credentials. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Klauer earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from The Ohio State University. Drawing on the culmination of nearly 10 years in dentistry and over 2,000 hours of continuing education in Craniofacial Pain, TMD, and Sleep Medicine, Dr. Klauer shares his professional expertise to create a road map that helps his patients take back their health.

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    Marianna Evans

    Infinity Dental Specialist – Orthodontist, Periodontist
    DMD

    October 22nd — 10:45 AM

    Dr. Evans is the founder of Infinity Dental Specialists, interdisciplinary practice with focus on oro-facial development, periodontal and airway health.

    Dr. Evans is a board-certified dual specialist in Orthodontics and Periodontics. She received her DMD and specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania. She divides her time between clinical practice and research on guided facial development. She lectures internationally on maxillary skeletal expansion (MSE), guided facial and airway development as well as periodontal plastic surgery. She is active member of many national health organizations and serves as adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Sleep Surgery Department.

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    Eric Phelps

    Norcal Airway – Orthodontist
    DDS, MS

    October 22nd — 3:30 PM

    Dr. Phelps entered Cal Poly, SLO as an architecture major after graduating from Leigh High School in San Jose. He soon realized that drawing did not come naturally.  Fortunately, math and science did, so he switched to engineering. During his college years, Dr. Phelps was in orthodontic treatment to fix two impacted canines. To keep his career options open, he chose Environmental Engineering as his new major because the curriculum included all of the prerequisites for dental school (Biology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, etc.). Dr. Phelps, by graduating summa cum laude from the Cal Poly School of Engineering in 1997, was fortunate to be able to enter the UCLA School of Dentistry in the fall of 1997 as a UC Regent Scholar.

     Dr. Phelps enrolled in the Oral Biology Masters Program at UCLA with an interest in bone biology. He was able to finish the Masters Program concurrently with dental school in 2001 by taking Masters courses during lunch and conducting research at night. Dr. Phelps completed his orthodontic residency at UCLA in 2003, and also started Phelps Orthodontics the same year. Phelps Orthodontics became Phelps and Cohen Orthodontics in 2005 when Dr. Phelps’ great friend and dental school classmate, Dr. Jason Cohen, joined the practice. Dr. Phelps added “Airway Education” to his professional mission along his journey after discovering he himself suffered from severe sleep apnea. This led to the founding of Nor Cal Airway in 2018. At Nor Cal Airway, Dr. Phelps focuses on helping patients with TMJ problems, airway obstruction, chronic pain, and sleep apnea breathing disorders.

    Darius Loghmanee

    Internist, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
    MD, FAAP, FAASM

    October 22nd — 1:15 PM

    Dr. Loghmanee is the Director of the Children’s Sleep Network at the Advocate Aurora Health Children’s Hospital. Dr. Loghmanee did his postgraduate training at Rush University Medical Center where he completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, as well as trained as a fellow in the Sleep Disorders Center. After his training he spent seven years at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago where he evaluated and treated children with control of breathing and sleep disorders as the Associate Director of the Pediatric Sleep Medicine Center. Dr. Loghmanee established a population sleep health learning network after being recruited to the Advocate Medical Group to build the pediatric sleep service line. Through systematic collaborations with primary care physicians, dentists, pulmonologists, otolaryngologists, craniofacial plastic surgeons, occupational therapists, orofacial myologists, psychologists, faith based organizations, schools, and community groups, the network has been able to make significant strides towards ensuring the optimal airway for the largest number of children as early in life as possible.

    Kevin Boyd

    Dentistry for Children and Families – Pediatric Dentist
    DDS, M.Sc.

    October 22nd — 9:00 AM

    Kevin Boyd is a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Chicago. He is also an attending instructor in the residency-training program in Pediatric Dentistry at Lurie Children’s Hospital, where he additionally serves as a dental consultant to the Sleep Medicine service. Prior to completing his dental degree from Loyola University’s Chicago College of Dentistry in 1986, he obtained an advanced degree (M.Sc.) in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University, where his research interests were focused on unhealthy eating, dental care, obesity and diabetes. Kevin attended the University of Iowa for his postgraduate residency training, where he received a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1988. Dr. Boyd has served on the teaching faculty of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, the University of Michigan’s College of Dentistry, the University of Chicago Hospital, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and Michael Reese Hospital as an attending clinical instructor. He is currently completing prerequisite course work in Biological Anthropology at Northeastern Illinois University in preparation for graduate study and research in the newly emerging discipline of Evolutionary Medicine. His clinical focus is centered upon prevention of oral and systemic disease through promotion of healthy breathing and eating; his primary research interest is in the area of infant/early childhood feeding practices and how they impact palatal-facial development, naso-respiratory competence and neuro-cognitive development. He is currently a visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania doing research in the areas of anthropology and orthodontics.

    Krystal Finchum

    Certified Orofacial Myologist, RDH, COM – IAOM

    October 22nd — 12:00 PM

    Krystal considers it a privilege to work with a thoughtful doctor who genuinely seeks to understand causes of patients’ pain rather than simply treating their symptoms. She has been with the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre for over 6 years serving previously as the lead TMJ & Sleep Therapy Assistant, and now a Certified Myofunctional Therapist through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She is an exceptional trainer and is heavily sought after from practices nationwide.

    Krystal’s completed coursework and background includes Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene with extensive training from IAOM, Myobrace (Myofunctional Research Co), Dr. Steven Olmos (TMJ & Sleep), Dr. Zaghi (Functional Frenuloplasty), and Patrick McKeown (Buteyko Breathing).

    Elijah Desmond

    Co Founder of Driven Dental Implant Marketing , CEO of Smiles at Sea

    Elijad Desmond is an international speaker and author who has started over 15 businesses. With a background in dentistry, he loves helping the industry grow as well as energizing, inspiring and motivating people through his work as a speaker and emcee. He helps dentists that specialize in implants and airway dentistry by bringing companies more patients. Known for having fun-filled, engaging presentations Elijah combines his 1000+ hours of professional speaking experience to energize any room.

    Friday

    October 22nd

    7:00am

    BREAKFAST

    8:00am

    Daniel Klauer – How Far We’ve Come and Where We Need to Go

    8:30am

    Host: Ryan P. Robinson – Renee’s Airway Journey: Fixing Home

    9:00am

    Kevin Boyd – Class IV Malocclusion & SRBD in Early Childhood

    10:00am

    BREAK

    10:45am

    Marianna Evans – Epidemics of Maxillary Deficiencies

    11:45am

    LUNCH

    12:00pm

    Krystal Finchum – Myofunctional Therapy in Pediatrics

    1:15pm

    Darius Loghmanee – The Spectrum of Sleep Disordered Breathing

    3:30pm

    Eric Phelps – Transverse Deficiencies & How to Evaluate a Cone Beam

    Saturday

    October 23rd

    7:00am

    BREAKFAST

    8:00am

    Soroush Zaghi – Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing: The Impact of Restricted Tongue Mobility (Ankyloglossia)

    10:15am

    Steven Olmos – Tying it all Together

    12:00pm

    Expert Panel Discussion Q&A

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      Our Venue

      Philadelphia Marriott Old City
      One Dock St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Are you able to provide Continuing Education (CE) Credits to non-dental providers who are attending the Pediatric Airway Symposium?

      This year we are hosted by the consulting group Integrative Airways, which is an AGD PACE-approved national provider.  While PACE is a credentialing board for dentists, many of the topics are cross curricular to other healthcare providers.  As such, we recommend reaching out to your CE governing body in order to ask for credit by reciprocity.  We’ve found that various medical crediting boards allow for PACE credits to be used, but it is on a case-by-case and state basis.  We will be able to provide all attendees with an electronic copy of the lecture topics covered and the PACE credentialing codes we will be submitting under.

      Are you able to provide Continuing Education (CE) Credits to non-dental providers who are attending the Pediatric Airway Symposium?

      This year we are hosted by the consulting group Integrative Airways, which is an AGD PACE-approved national provider.  While PACE is a credentialing board for dentists, many of the topics are cross curricular to other healthcare providers.  As such, we recommend reaching out to your CE governing body in order to ask for credit by reciprocity.  We’ve found that various medical crediting boards allow for PACE credits to be used, but it is on a case-by-case and state basis.  We will be able to provide all attendees with an electronic copy of the lecture topics covered and the PACE credentialing codes we will be submitting under.

      How many Continuing Education (CE) Credits will I receive for attending the symposium?

      Each lecture will be 1-2 CE credits, determined by time, educational objectives and the PACE-approved criteria.  You will be required to sign in to confirm your attendance at each session and can earn a total of 8-10 CE credits total for the entire program. Both in-person and virtual attendees can review CE Credit.

      How will I be able to watch the Pediatric Airway Symposium virtually?

      All details for the virtual streaming of the symposium will be shared through the Integrative Airways portal.  Be sure you have a registered login!

      Is there a room block at the hotel?

      Yes, there are discounted rooms available at the hotel that is hosting the event.  Rooms can be booked directly through our personalized link, https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1617822204673&key=GRP&app=resvlink  , or by calling the hotel directly and mentioning the “Pediatric Airway Symposium” group rate.

      Is the conference schedule available?

      Details for the lecture schedule will be posted on our website as they are confirmed. Be sure to follow us on social media and check back on the website for the latest updates and additions!  

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      Are you running any discounts?

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      Do you have group rates available?

      Our mission is to create awareness through education, so we value the opportunity to include as many staff members as possible.  Please email events@integrativeairways.com for a personalized package that meets you team’s needs.