This lecture will introduce the concept of Tongue Space. We will then discuss different maxillofacial surgical techniques that increase tongue space. Lastly, we will discuss the benefits of implementing a multidisciplinary approach to these surgeries to improve patient outcome and satisfaction. The multidisciplinary team includes Orofacial Myologists, Pharmacists, Nutritionists, and Feeding/Swallowing experts.
About Kevin Coppelson, D.D.S., M.D.:
Dr. Kevin Coppelson is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon practicing at The Breathe Institute in Southern California. He practices a broad range of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery- with a focus on skeletal augmentation for the treatment of maxillofacial deformities and sleep-related breathing disorders. He is also a clinical instructor in the department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC- his alma mater.
Dr. Coppelson brings the knowledge and experience necessary to stay on the cutting edge of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Coppelson’s highly specialized training provides him with expertise on procedures ranging from corrective jaw surgery, minimally invasive jaw expansion, dental implants, and management of wisdom teeth.
Dr. Coppelson has a keen interest in research. He has published book chapters and research articles in the most prestigious journals in his field. He maintains ongoing research related to sleep-related breathing disorders.
Dr. Coppelson is receiving an honorarium, hotel and travel expenses for his presentation.
To receive CE credit for this live session, participants must attend the full session and attest to their attendance within five days following the conference.
Participants will earn 0.2 ASHA CEUs, intermediate level, for attendance of this 2 hour session.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
|This course is not pre approved for AOTA continuing education credit.