Pediatric OSA Add-on Course

The Pediatric OSA Course is a one-day course that will take place the day prior to the 2024 AADSM Annual Meeting general session. This evidence-based course will explore various aspects of pediatric sleep-disordered breathing, its intricate relationship with craniofacial development and  the role of dental interventions. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand Pediatric SDB. Explore pediatric sleep-disordered breathing, its connection to craniofacial development, and the importance of early detection;
  2. Gain Treatment Insights. Highlight dental and myofunctional therapy interventions for pediatric OSA linked to craniofacial development; and 
  3. Debate Controversies. Address and provoke discussion on diagnosing and treating pediatric OSA to deepen understanding in this complex field.

Target Audience

Dental sleep medicine practitioners who want to provide optimal care for pediatric patients.

Date and Times 

Thursday, May 16 
Registration opens at 7:00am

Registration Rates

AADSM Member*$200

*Member categories include: Regular, Academic, Emeritus, Federal Service, Student, and Team Members

Registration for the 2024 AADSM Annual Meeting is required in order to register for the Pediatric OSA Course

Register Online

Course Chairs

Arthur Feigenbaum, DMD

Jouliana Davoudi, DDS

Members save on registration for the 2024 AADSM Annual Meeting and the Pediatric OSA add-on course! 

Topics and Speakers

The Impact of Pediatric OSA
David Gozal, MD, MBA, PhD

The Psycho-Social Presentation of Pediatric SDB Patients 
Valerie Crabtree, PhD

Controversies in Pediatric OSA
Sheila Asghar, MBBS, MSc

Palatal Expansion Pro/Con Debate

Audrey Yoon, DDS, MS
Carlos Flores-Mir, DDS

The Methodology for Effectively Identifying Pediatric SDB
Darius Loghmanee, MD

Myofunctional Therapy 
Nicole Goldfarb, MA, CCC-SLP, COM

Craniofacial Development
Rooz Khosravi, DMD, PhD

Dental Treatments for Sleep Apnea and Snoring
Jacy Stauffer, DMD

Photo credit: Jeff Anding/

For questions, contact Megan Scanlan at or 630-686-9874.