january, 2021

202101jan9:00 am31dec(dec 31)5:00 pmTongue Tie Institute – Children and Adults Advanced CoursePresented by Dr Dan Hanson and Dr Marjan Jones(january 1) 9:00 am - (december 31) 5:00 pm AEST(GMT-11:00) View in my time Event Organized By: MyoCPD Discipline:Other,PaediatricsFormat:OnlineLive Now

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Course Information

This course will focus on laser surgery treatment of children and adults.

Protocols for identification, diagnosis, treatment and after-care of lip and tongue ties in this age group will be covered in depth.

As usual, with the Tongue Tie Institute (TTI) an inter-disciplinary approach to treatment will be shared. Moreover, the importance of combining effective Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy will be highlighted.

While this course is mostly aimed at surgical teams wishing to carry out laser frenectomy, it is also useful for any health professional wishing to gain valuable insights into how, why and when these surgeries are undertaken.

A comprehensive workbook in digital format will be provided along with PDFs of most of the slides and a number of downloadable resources including forms used in the clinics such as the Adult Functional History Form. Several close up HD videos of the procedure being carried out will also be shown, and as usual for TTI, they allow a complimentary in-clinic visit (to be redeemed within 12 months of the course) so you can watch either Dr Dan Hanson or Dr Marjan Jones treat cases on these age groups live. This is to be arranged at a mutually convenient time and can be at either the Brisbane (Dr Jones), or Gold Coast (Dr Hanson) locations.

The Foundation Course is also available in April 2020 and can be purchased together with the Advanced Children and Adults Course as a discounted package.
Foundation Course Information
Discount Package Course Information

Who is this course for?

  • Lactation Consultants
  • MidWives
  • Paediatricians and Obstetricians
  • Laser surgeons (such as dentists) and their entire team
  • Orthodontists, general dentists and oral health therapists and hygienists
  • Body Workers / Manual Therapists
  • All other health professionals with an interest in the surgical treatment of oral restrictions

Bonus Forum Included

Participation in this course includes 1-month access to the forum for the month of May, where you will be able to get all your questions answered by the instructors.

Venue: Online


Speakers for this event

  • Dr Dan Hanson

    Dr Dan Hanson

    co-founder of mYofocUs

    Dr. Dan Hanson, co-founder of mYofocUs, has dedicated his career to paediatric pre-orthodontics since 2011. He lectured to dental practitioners, for Myofunctional Research Company (MRC), globally until 2017. He was the principal dentist of the MRC Clinic in Robina, Queensland, from 2012 to 2016. Dr. Dan has a number of other useful skills beyond his dental degree. He seeks the root cause of symptoms, and has a keen interest in nutrition and breathing dysfunction and their effects on the mouth, teeth and jaws, as well as the rest of the body. He is a fully qualified Buteyko Breathing Retraining Educator, having successfully completed training in 2011 and has a wealth of knowledge about how to help people change breathing habits. He is also the co-founder of the Tongue Tie Institute, an educational organisation aimed at teaching the highest level of education in the diagnosis and treatment of oral restrictions for all age groups. Since 2018, he and Dr. Donny are educating dentists and various health practitioners about the mYofocUs pre-orthodontic system, locally and internationally.

    co-founder of mYofocUs

  • Dr Marjan Jones

    Dr Marjan Jones

    Dental Surgeon

    Dr Marjan Jones, a dental surgeon in Brisbane Australia pioneered a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of oral restrictions in Australia. With over 20 years’ experience with dental lasers and extensive knowledge of the comprehensive treatment of oral restrictions, her practice treats patients of all ages, offering a team-based approach to surgery incorporating in-house myofunctional therapy and orthodontics for treatment for children and adults. Having performed over 8000 frenectomies, she is well placed to share the accumulation of the experience that comes with such a service. For infant patients, she collaborates with IBCLCs and cranial therapists for a comprehensive approach toward functional outcomes. She co-founded the Tongue Tie Institute designed to advance the education of health professionals in the treatment of oral restrictions. She now lectures to practitioners from Australia and around the world who have been introduced to a team approach to the management of oral restrictions. She has personal experience with the effect of tongue ties and their effect on herself and family (including breastfeeding challenges) and is determined to help others avoid or overcome their impact. She is a Fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute, a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and was the immediate past Chairperson of the Board of the International Consortium of Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP). He passion for breastfeeding has resulted in studies toward IBCLC certification. She has been invited speaker to educational conferences and seminars in Australia including the Australian Breastfeeding Association, LCANZ, Australian Reflux Association, Australian Dental Hygiene Association, Australian Dental Assistants Association. International presentations have included San Diego, USA (Advancing Dentistry Symposium), Toronto, Canada (International Consortium of Ankylofrenula Professionals), Sydney Australia (World Clinical Laser Institute) and forthcoming lectures in Barcelona and Tokyo in 2020.

    Dental Surgeon


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January 1 (Friday) 9:00 am - December 31 (Friday) 5:00 pm AEST(GMT-11:00) View in my time

CPD Hours

(6 hrs CPD) – 6 CERPS Approved

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