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2019 IJOM – Download Here

Comprehensive Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Comprehensive Level I: Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

A 4 Day, 28 Hour, Comprehensive and Intensive Level I OMD Training Course

Instructor: Kimberly K. Benkert, RDH, BSDH, MPH, COM, FAADH
MYO USA, Inc., Kimberly K. Benkert, President/CEO

Phone: 708-309-3844

January 17 – 20, 2020
February 27 – March 1, 2020
April 16 – 19, 2020
May 14 – 17, 2020
June 4 – 7, 2020
November 12 – 15, 2020
December 11 – 14, 2020

Phone: 708-309-3844 | Email:

Eligible for IAOM membership
Eligible for Certification
This course provides a comprehensive evidence-based didactic and clinical learning experience presenting philosophies, principles, and insight into the specialty treatment area of Orofacial Myology as practiced on a global basis.…

Oral and Nasal Airway Evaluation and Surgery

The Physiology of Sleep & Breathing: From Sleep Bruxism to Sleep Apnea

Orofacial Muscle Dysfunction,TMD, and the Spine: Relationship & Practical Implications

You Are What You Do: Ethical Decision-Making

Tongue Tie and Oral Motor Dysfunction in the Pre-crawling Infant

The Lost Art of Chewing

Intervention and Orofacial Myology

Airway and Pediatric Dentistry: A Comparison of Pediatric Dental Sedation Protocols and Laser Procedures

Collaboration between the Pediatrician and Orofacial Myologist

The Upper Airway Resistance

Participants will be able to correlate signs and symptoms of upper airway resistance and sleep
disordered breathing with visual cues.
Participants will be able to explain how mid-face deficiency affects overall health.
Participants will be able to explain how disrupted sleep architecture results in cognitive and bodily

Temporomandibular Remediation and the Airway

The Dental Intervention Strategies in Airway Management

The Dental Intervention Strategies in Airway Management

Dr. Tracey Nguyen maintains a private private 30 minutes outside of Washington, DC,
in Northern Virginia. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. On top of being trained by some of the best leaders in dentistry, she continued her training at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington.

In 2016, she was honored with Top 25 Women in Dentistry. Dr. Tracey Nguyen serves as a visiting faculty at Spear Education for the Airway Prosthodontics Workshop.  As a member of the Wellness Dentistry Network, her practice is heavily based on integrating overall health, bridging the gap with medicine and dentistry.…

2018 IJOM – Download Here

“Thumb Class” is in Session

Course Dates & Locations

Instructor Information

Shari Green, COM®


“Thumb Class” is in Session

Discover the innovative program that has successfully helped thousands of children and adults remediate their digit sucking behavior for decades.

Poster Session

All the forms about the poster session requirements and paperwork needed for you to submit poster proposals for the 2019 IAOM Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana Sept. 20-22 are here. (see download buttons below)

We hope you will be able to attend the convention if you are submitting posters, but note that it is not mandatory to have your posters displayed and even presented. The deadline for poster proposal submissions is May 1st, at which time it will be evaluated by a blind review team and authors will be notified about the acceptance of their posters and if they will also be invited to present their posters, before the end of June.…

Early Bird Pricing on Membership Renewal!

Renew Your IAOM Membership


Renewal Fees:

Certified Members – $175
Active Members – $175
Honorary Member: $100

To pay by check or money order please mail to:
P.O. Box 2352
Sequim, WA USA 98382

For future information,
please contact the IAOM office at:
Phone: (360) 912-4547
Fax: (503) 345-6858

Membership Renewal

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Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders A-Z

Course Dates & Locations

Oct 8 – Oct 11 all-day Detroit Area, MI

Instructor: Christine Stevens Mills & Keisha Nolan

Eligible for IAOM membership
Eligible for Certification


Instructor Information

Christine Mills, SLP, COM™

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Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders A-Z


This introductory course will provide participants with a foundation for critical thinking in which the participant can then assimilate the knowledge to develop a clinical awareness through examination of the orofacial complex and create an individualized therapeutic program for each patient.