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Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 7-8:00pm

What Does Nitric Oxide Have to do with Airway and Caries Control?.... 

Learn more about Obligate Nasal Breathing (ONB) 


NEFDHA is proud to present Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH, a practicing Myofunctional Therapist in Sun Prairie , WI, and owner of Primal Air, a breathing retraining practice where she and four other therapists treat disorders of the orofacial respirator complex.  Shirley is shown above with her son, Phillip, who is also working in the practice. 


Thank you to VOCO for

sponsoring this presentation.

Obligate Nasal Breathing (ONB) is one of those terms that seems to be coming up more and more. You may recall from your dental program the term is used with this-or-that exam and relegated to the dark corners of your mind never to be revisited. Some books talk about ONB in an abstract way,  for example, "ask your patients to breathe through their nose not their mouth" as if it was really that easy! 

What you may not know is how important ONB is to improvements in athletes'
performance, improvements in school, blood pressure regulation, caries management, or  how important ONB is in your own personal infection control regime. In this course you'll learn about the 1992 Molecule of the Year: Nitric Oxide and how it plays a role in overall health, particularly infection control. What is standing in the way of ONB and how you can identify problems for timely referrals. You'll explore techniques that improve breathing nearly immediately, and safe drug free solutions that increase sinus volume. 


Register Today
1 Hour of CE Credit for $5.00
Invite your Dentist and co-workers!


Instructor Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH, has authored three books for dental hygienists, contributed chapters to textbooks, and wrote features, continuing education papers, and peer reviewed articles.  She has spoken at the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver BC, The Yankeee Dental Congress, and many other state and national meetings across the globe.  

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