Inter Disciplinary Series: Airway and the Pediatric Patient

Inter Disciplinary Series: Airway and the Pediatric Patient – What you need to know to educate your families

Course Synopsis: The evolution of sleep disordered breathing treatments in reminiscent of past TMD therapies.  Many health care providers had treatment solutions but there was not always a clear nor complete diagnosis. Historically, dentists and other health allies often made decisions from their ‘frame of reference’. I see similarities in the evolution of sleep disordered breathing diagnosis and treatments. This course is designed to educate you and your patients to make a clear diagnosis PRIOR to making a definitive treatment plan. Also be sure all airway team members are on board. It also requires that each airway team member’s look at solutions with realistic expectations based upon biology and consistent clinical outcomes. – Purchase Course $120

Teaching Points in this module

  1. Learn the 5 possible reasons for sleep related breathing disorders and how this helps your team identify the appropriate treatment.
  2. Develop an airway team approach to diagnose and treat
  3. Plan possible and predictable treatment options based upon an accurate team diagnosis
  4. At the completion of this module, you will have a broader understanding the various possible causes and potential treatment options with sleep related breathing disorders.

Enrolling in this video presentation by Dr. Righellis is easy! Just purchase the course and we’ll contact you within 72 hours to discuss the specific course materials and timelines for completion and setting aside a personal 15 minute Q&A with Dr Righellis. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Righellis at or texting (510) 219-0416.


A leading orthodontist in the San Francisco Bay Area, he serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco. He has lectured at Harvard, Boston University, University of North Carolina and the Arizona School of Dentistry Orthodontic Programs. Dr. Righellis is a reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics Dentofacial Orthopedics , written over 40 articles and papers on Treatment Efficiency and Treatment Excellence, and has lectured to over 450 groups nationally and internationally. He has authored a chapter on Treatment efficiency and Excellence in the textbook “Goal Directed Orthodontics”. He practices orthodontics in Oakland, California