Clear aligner therapy is a treatment that can benefit many different patients, and there are various considerations for clinicians to keep in mind, working from nose to gut. This webinar will explain how “the nose knows,” as 60% of airway issues have a nasal component. “Tiger tongue” can also be a factor, as described by Dr. Felix Liao. And you’ll also want to “GERD your loins for expansion,” because it's going to be a spicy night.
Describe how airway issues and nasal breathing impact clear aligner therapy
Explain the role of the tongue on successful treatment
Discuss gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Bernoulli's principle, and the perceived difficulty of expansive orthodontics