Early Childhood Curriculum for Pediatric Airway Health
With Dr. Kevin Boyd
Enjoy Treating Kids in Your Dental Practice!
Dr. Boyd’s Techniques & Tactics in Caring for the
Pediatric Airway Patient
With the rise of pediatric sleep breathing disorders, soft tissue dysfunction and early onset malocclusion, general dentists are uniquely qualified to provide early interceptive orthodontics to help children aged 0-6 PREVENT malocclusion and childhood OSA. A common barrier to treatment is FEAR of treating them!
Join world renowned expert/educator, Dr. Kevin Boyd, a practicing board certified pediatric dentist of 30+years as he shares with you proven ways to conquer that fear and relate to children in a genuine, trustworthy manner.
After taking the course, you will be empowered to make an impact on children’s’ oral, airway and overall health!
1. Understand an overview of the psychology behind behavior modification
2. Connect with your pediatric patients in a genuine way for improved trust and cooperation
3. Utilize specific techniques and tactics for successful dental visits/diagnostics
Friday, January 14th, 2022
Time: 08:45 AM-12:30 PM EDT
4 CEU’s – AGD/PACE
Pediatric Validated Airway Risk Assessment:
Dentists Call to Action!
The ADA has an ongoing call to action for dental professionals to screen for pediatric sleep disordered breathing (SDB). This coupled with the high prevalence of soft tissue dysfunction, malocclusion, behavioral and cognitive issues, makes it imperative for dentists/pediatric dentists to incorporate validated risk assessments for pediatrics patients under the age of 6.
Learn from world renowned expert and educator, Dr. Kevin Boyd, a board-certified pediatric dentist, and board member of the ADA Pediatric Task Force, how to seamlessly incorporate pediatric validated airway risk assessments into daily dentistry. You will be empowered to refer your pediatric patients for the proper diagnosis through collaborative care. By looking beyond the teeth, and focusing on airway health, you will change your pediatric patients’ lives and healthcare for good!
1. Discuss the role of the dental professional to prevent the co-morbities of sleep disordered breathing
2. Understand why, when and how to perform a pediatric validated airway risk assessment
3. Incorporate collaborative care for treatment and diagnosis of SDB
Friday, December 10th, 2021
Time: 08:45 AM-12:30 PM EDT
4 CEU’s – AGD/PACE
* Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be offered. Attendee may attend a future virtual event if unable to attend the scheduled event.
Dr. Kevin Boyd joins
Airway Health Solutions
Early Childhood Curriculum
Watch as Dr. Kevin Boyd talks about partnering with Airway Health Solutions, the Early Childhood curriculum that he created and what's in store for our Airway enthusiasts!
Airway Chat with Dr. Kevin Boyd and Dr. Ben Miraglia:
Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing
Cheers and special thanks to Dr Kevin Boyd and Dr Ben Miraglia for sharing their time and expertise in helping kids breathe sleep and thrive! 💜💙💚
Many helpful tips were shared from the NECESSITY of Myofunctional Therapy to ways to collaborate with pediatricians AND relate to parents.
Kevin Boyd, DDS, MSc
Kevin Boyd, DDS, MSc, is a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Chicago, IL. He is also an attending instructor in the Pediatric Dentistry Residency-Training Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital where he additionally serves as a dental consultant to the Sleep Medicine service. He also serves as dental consultant to Lutheran General Hospital. He is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Anthropology conducting research in anthropology and orthodontics.
Prior to completing his DDS degree from Loyola University’s Chicago College of Dental Surgery in 1986, he obtained an advanced degree (MSc) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Michigan State University. He completed his post-graduate residency training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Iowa due to its reputation for providing intensive clinical and didactic learning opportunities in the areas of early childhood orthodontics/dentofacial orthopedics, and also early childhood behavior guidance management and child psychological/emotional development.
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