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GiGi's - Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics
Family Speaker: Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics
Dr. Hockel will be discussing the importance of orthodontics to prevent or treat airway problems like sleep apnea. His specialty is creating ways to maximize the health and development of children with Down syndrome from an airway, orthodontic and facial development perspective. There will be an open Q&A following his presentation. This topic is great for parents of kids of all ages!
As a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry in 1989, Dr. Hockel is a general dentist in private practice with a focus on orthodontics that aims to prevent or treat airway problems like sleep apnea. He has lectured nationally and internationally on topics of facial growth guidance, and is an orthodontic instructor for the American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics. With a sister and a daughter who both have Down Syndrome, Dr. Hockel has taken a special interest in ways to maximize the health and development of children with DS from an airway, orthodontic and facial development perspective. He and his wife Beth have eleven children, six boys and five girls.
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Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM