Hands-On Pediatric OSA 2024 | Session 2
This course will teach a “system” for diagnosing and treating pediatric sleep breathing disorders (SBD) using techniques that address the under developing craniofacial and airway structures. This hands-on course is taught with real patients and guidance through the process for delivery and following the patients through care.
Learn how to incorporate a multidisciplinary system for treating the pediatric population with sleep breathing disorders
Identify early signs and symptoms of breathing disorders in the pediatric population
Learn how to collect and interpret data for a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan
Understand the multidisciplinary approach to care and know when to refer to specific specialties
Recognize limitations in treatment and learn how to manage the treatment for optimal patient compliance
Learn when adjunct treatments are necessary to achieve lifelong stability for improvement in overall health
When to Treat Tongue-Tie
Types of Appliances
When and How to Incorporate Vertical
Steps for Delivery
Patient Deliveries on Real Patients
Agenda to be posted soon.
Session 3 is July 12-13
TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of New Orleans
Dr. Emily Billings Levy is a New Orleans native and grew up in the dental environment as the daughter of Dr. Terry Billings. She is a 2008 graduate of Mount Carmel Academy, a 2012 graduate of Louisiana State University, and a 2016 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. She began working in the practice in the summer of 2005 and has worked in all aspects of the office, from reception to assisting. Dr. Levy enjoys working with patients of all ages, and she is committed to providing patients with quality dental care. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the New Orleans Dental Association. In her spare time, Dr. Levy enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Matthew Levy, and their children, Caleb and Sophie. They enjoy traveling together and spending time with their family and friends.
June Williamson Steed
June graduated with honors with a diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1991. Early in her career, she worked alongside many of the most renowned leaders in her field becoming a sought-after clinician, international lecturer and consultant and has dedicated her career to lifelong learning. She has been instrumental in developing systems for screening and treating patients with sleep breathing disorders, myofunctional disorders, orthodontic problems and craniofacial pain/TMJ, acquiring over 5000 hours of study and 3000 hours at the podium educating other professionals. She is known as a leader in the prevention of disease and is an advocate of a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare.
Aside from her 30 years of clinical practice treating patients, June heads the clinical training for TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre International, is the director of education for Vector Diagnostics Inc., (authorized Myobrace Distributor Canada), and most recently, along with her husband Brett Steed (also a Registered Dental Hygienist) began offering myofunctional therapy services specific to pre and post surgical tongue and lip ties releases.