Nancy Appelblatt, MD, an otolaryngologist, has lectured extensively on sleep-disordered breathing and her presence at a California Dental Association conference workshop allows class allows for a new focus on temporomandibular joint dysfunction and airway-related anatomy and disorders, according to

“We learn so much from cone beam in terms of the anatomy that I deal with, and cross-culturally with the dentist, that it’s turned out to be very fruitful to look at things from a circumferential point of view,” said Appelblatt, who attended the CDA Presents Anaheim workshop in order to plan her participation as a lecturer at the San Francisco workshop. Although Appelblatt attended in an unofficial capacity, she occasionally contributed to the discussion, and Hatcher observed the value her clinical perspective added to the course.

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