This course will focus on the relationship between the airway, orthodontics, and facial aesthetics. Topics include airway and oral posture and its influence on facial development, malocclusion, and treatment stability. The factors that can result in a balanced and more esthetic facial appearance will also be discussed.

After the completion of these courses, the participant will understand:

  1. The influence of airway and oral postures and its effect on malocclusions.
  2. The cause of malocclusions and how to achieve long term stability.
  3. The effects of changes in oral posture on facial growth and development.