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The impact of oral dysfunction on Dentofacial development, speech and feeding

The functional aetiology of malocclusions will be explored and how these oral dysfunctions, from birth, contribute to altered craniofacial development, speech, sleep and feeding difficulties. By understanding why and how these issues arise, treatment can start earlier and provide more stable results.

3 Learning objectives

  • Differentiate between normal and dysfunctional oral physiology
  • Understand the implications of oral dysfunction on Dentofacial development, sleep, speech and feeding
  • Learn how to identify the red flags for oromyofunctional disorders

Nada Makki-Karnib

MSpchLangPath, SPSP, BSc. Biomed Sc.

Nada is the principal speech pathologist at Q Speech & Learning Clinic with 20 years of combined experience as a hospital scientist and in private practice. She works with people of all ages in the treatment of communication and feeding disorders, with a special interest in Oromyofunctional disorders. Nada is also co-founder of the Dentofacial Institute and the Australian Orofacial Myology Collaboration (AOMC). She lectures nationally and internationally to share her passion of early intervention with her colleagues.

In this time of (Covid-19), Dr Derek Mahony is bringing FREE CPD to those in the dental industry affected by lockdown and unable to practice.

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