Dr. Ben Miraglia Orthodontics/Airway Issues Mt. Kisco, NY


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  • President's Council, Northern Westchester Hospital
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry
  • Master Faculty, Align Technology

Thursday Courses
Th207 - Childhood Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dental Team's Role
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

While childhood sleep disordered breathing is underdiagnosed, awareness is
increasing. A child’s growth and development are directly related to the quality
of sleep. Dentists recognize the high levels of malocclusion in children, but
often miss the connection to how unhealthy the child may be. This course will
connect the dots from airway compromise to the everyday medical symptoms that
children and parents are struggling with, to the treatment options that exist to
help these families. Attendees will be able to understand the role of an orofacial
myofunctional therapist, understand how myofunctional guidance appliances work,
and understand how to develop a child’s airway through collaboration. Participants
will learn to identify the differences between nasal and mouth breathing.

Th223 - Teen and Adult Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dental Team's Role
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

This course is a continuation of Childhood Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dental
Team’s Role. An unhealthy and untreated child will grow into an unhealthy teen
who will grow into an unhealthy adult. This course will explore the expansive
orthodontic opportunities available to GP’s including expanders, clear aligners and
braces. The techniques presented will be airway health based and collaborative
care with the medical community will be introduced. Many teens and adults present
with associated symptoms such as malocclusion, sleep disordered breathing,
bruxism, TMD, fatigue, gastroesophageal reflux, weight gain, cardiovascular and
cognitive issues among others. This course will give confidence to the dental team
in establishing an airway health focus for comprehensive dental

Friday Courses
Fr120 - Invisalign Amplify
Time: 8 AM - 4 PM
Type: Participation    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $900.00  Other Fee: $900.00

Invisalign Amplify is a full day intermediate level program designed to deliver
key success factors for optimal integration of Invisalign into the GP practice.
The first portion of the course provides both dentist and team with the clinical
knowledge of the basic principles of orthodontics, functional occlusion and
how this relates to patients’ overall health and wellbeing. Attendees will leave
empowered to uncover the many hidden opportunities that await them to provide
this comprehensive approach to their patients, ultimately benefiting both patient
and practice health. The second portion of the course provides interactive
customized training on how to implement every facet of Invisalign clear aligner
therapy into your practice. This unique customized training will instill confidence
and knowledge in every dental team member providing a systematic approach to
AMPLIFY your Invisalign practice!

Fr120AA - Invisalign Amplify additional team members
Time: 8 AM - 4 PM
Type: Participation    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $49.00  Other Fee: $49.00

Invisalign Amplify is a full day intermediate level program designed to deliver
key success factors for optimal integration of Invisalign into the GP practice.
The first portion of the course provides both dentist and team with the clinical
knowledge of the basic principles of orthodontics, functional occlusion and
how this relates to patients’ overall health and wellbeing. Attendees will leave
empowered to uncover the many hidden opportunities that await them to provide
this comprehensive approach to their patients, ultimately benefiting both patient
and practice health. The second portion of the course provides interactive
customized training on how to implement every facet of Invisalign clear aligner
therapy into your practice. This unique customized training will instill confidence
and knowledge in every dental team member providing a systematic approach to
AMPLIFY your Invisalign practice!

Saturday Courses
Sa364 - GP Orthodontic Opportunities for Our TMD Patients
Time: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Type: General    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

TMD patients exist in every dental practice. TMD symptoms are as numerous
and variable as the current treatment options are. This course will explore the
difference between treating TMD symptoms and treating the causes of TMD with
sound orthodontic principles. GP orthodontic techniques to treat mild, moderate
or severe TMD symptoms will be shown for both teen and adult patients. This
course will be clinical case-based and should give GP’s confidence to offer
orthodontic solutions to their TMD patients.


Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses