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Dr. Marianna Evans is a dual specialty trained (perio/ortho) dentist who practices outside of Philadelphia! Marianna presented on the main stage at the 2022 Spear Summit on diagnosing and identifying the hypoplastic maxilla. Marianna's practice has a strong focus on treating the airway in children and they had a wide ranging conversation about airway, early orthodontic intervention and the "why" of airway developmental problems. 

  • How can you help your orthodontist to embrace an airway paradigm shift?
  • Taking one case at a time with your interdisciplinary team 
  • Focusing on evidence based medicine and dentistry
  • How CBCT changed how we think about orthodontics and airway
  • Much of the "airway literature" is in ENT journals, less in dental/ortho journals
  • How Marianna's network influenced the way she practices (in the same building as a pediatric sleep doctor!)
  • Marianna sees patients from age 0 to 75!
  • Why do we see airway problems now? Marianna has thoughts!
  • Knowledge problems vs. execution problems

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