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Innovations in Dentistry Symposium

On Demand Webinar. Recorded February 3, 2023 For Review June 1, 2023



COURSE FEE:  Complimentary

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  188 Myofunctional Therapy


MODE: Electronically Mediated | On Demand Webinar. Recorded 2.3.2023   For Review 6.1.2023


AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

COURSE SUMMARY:  This course will provide an overview of how the post-modernized lifestyle from processed food, bottle feeding, and soft food diet to air-conditioned modern homes challenge human growth and development in the 21st century. Dentists are key providers to identify the signs of underlying culprits including breathing disorders. Dental clinicians can work in collaboration with other health care providers to address these challenges and create health.



  1. Describe the effect of life's modernization on today's human skull

  2. Discuss the true story behind "crooked teeth"

  3. Identify the tongue's role in breathing disorders

  4. Define the dentist's role in identifying breathing orders from oral structure

  5. Understand clinical signs of Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)


Dr. Bahar Esmaili, DDS

Dr. Bahar Esmaili grew up in Iran and immigarated to the United States when she was twenty years old to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor. Since graduating with honors from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2009, she has completed  numerous advanced continuing education courses in the fields of craniofacial pain, TMJ disorder, and airway dentistry. She currently focuses her clinical practice on the connection between oral and whole-body health. She holds the prestigious position of being one of twenty-four North American consultants with 3M as part of the Council of Innovative Dentistry. More than just a practitioner, she is a passionate educator and goes out of her way to help her patients understand the "why" behind the "what" of the issues for which they're seeking help. She is a certified personal trainer, specializing in posture correction and is passionate about interconnectedness of the human body - from head and neck posture, to jaw joint alignment, to facial muscle tonicity, to gait.  In light of her profound realization that straight teeth cannot fit on crooked bodies, she is on a mission to enlighten practiioners of all kinds of their ability to impact compensatory mechanisms that ultimately lead to the breakdown of our bodies and our health. She is excited to launch Project Compensation Nation and to inspire patients and professionals alike to join her on her journey. 

Dr. Bahar Esmaili DDS

DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS: According to Dental CE Academy's  Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented. Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgments about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER: This course is sponsored by Rinovive. The speaer, Bahar Esmaili, DDS declares a financial affiliation with Rinovive. For written documentation contact

DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLAIMER: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company, Virtual Dontics®. Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based upon the speaker's own clinical experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.    Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding.

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