Dr. Ben Miraglia, DDS Dr. Miraglia lectures nationally on sleep disordered breathing, clear aligner therapy and craniofacial development. He holds faculty positions with Align Technology and is on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry.
Dr. Steven Y. Park, MD | New York, NY | Integrative Solutions for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, and Snoring | “Sleep apnea and acid reflux go hand in hand. An obstruction causes a vacuum effect in the throat, which suctions up your normal stomach juices into your throat, causing more inflammation and swelling, causing more obstruction. If you have large tonsils, it becomes even more enlarged, causing severe breathing problems at night. Not only do the mucous membranes of the throat become swollen, the tongue swells up as well, leaving impressions on the sides of your tongue due to pressing on the teeth” How You Can Breathe Better, Sleep Better, And Live Better.
Dr. Soroush Zaghi, MD, ENT- Sleep Surgeon, Otolaryngology & Maxillofacial Surgery is an invited lecturer, author, and journal reviewer for topics relating to the diagnosis and management of sleep-disordered breathing and tongue-tie disorders.
Dr. Marianna Evans is a board-certified dual specialist in orthodontics and periodontics practicing in the greater Philadelphia area. She divides her time between private practice, teaching at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Orthodontics, and clinical research. A published researcher, Dr. Evans lectures frequently on airway orthodontics and periodontal plastic surgery. She co-founded the OrthoPerio Institute and recently developed 4D Morphotropic Orthodontics™, an airway-focused preventative orthodontic technique. Why is Your Child Snoring?
Dr. Rebecca Bockow is a board certified orthodontist and periodontist. Dr. Bockow lectures nationally and abroad on periodontics, orthodontics, interdisciplinary orthodontics, airway, and skeletal growth and development. She contributes to multiple professional journals as an author and editor. Dr. Bockow is also resident faculty at Spear Education.
Sarah Hornsby, RDH, Myofunctional Therapist is an experienced, dedicated therapist who lectures, trains and educates healthcare professionals worldwide.
Patrick McKeown, world- renowned author and breathing practitioner, was educated at Trinity College in Dublin, before completing his clinical training in the Buteyko Breathing Method at the Buteyko Clinic, Moscow, Russia. He is the bestselling author and expert on the topic of optimal breathing for improved health, well being and fitness.