Dr. James M. Ryan 
DDS, MS
Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTs) in the Breastfeeding Dyad



disclosures
Financial: Dr. James M. Ryan is receiving an honorarium from Simon Says.

Nonfinancial: Dr. James M. Ryan is a member of American Dental Society of Dental Anesthesiology , Academy of Breast feeding Medicine, Maryland Breast Feeding Coalition, ADA, International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals. 
about the presentation

In this presentation, you will learn everything you wanted to know an oral surgeon's role in remediating TOTs. In learning about the common problem of tethered oral tissues, learn why dentists play a role in this problem and gain an understanding of it's diagnosis and treatment protocols & procedures. Dr. Ryan will guide you on a tour of oral facial anatomy & developmental milestones in infants. Additionally, you will learn the multiple types of TOTs and how they can be remediated through various procedures.

LEarner outcomes
  • Identify the diagnosis & treatment options for TOTs 
  • ​List Oral Facial Anatomy & Developmental Milestones
  • ​List the various types of Tethered Oral Tissues
  •  List the various types of procedures used to remediate Tethered Oral Tissues​
meet the presenterS
Dr. James M. Ryan received his at SUNY at Stoneybrook. He then went on to receive is M.S. in cardiopulmonary physiology at the Northeastern University Bouve College of Pharmacy. He received his DDS degree from New York College of Dentistry. He went on to complete his oral and maxillofacial surgery and residency at the Washington Hospital Center. His accomplishments include; Clinical fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Assistant Program Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency program, and Clinical Instructor of Oral Maxillofacial surgery at NIH/NIDCR. He is also a member of American Dental Society of Dental Anesthesiology , Academy of Breast feeding Medicine, Maryland Breast Feeding Coalition, ADA, International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals.

Time ordered agenda
10 minutes: Introduction 
20 minutes: Introduction of Tethered Oral Tissues
35 minutes: Oral Facial Anatomy & Development Milestones in Infants (By Week)
20 minutes: Types of Tethered Oral Tissues
30 minutes: Types of Procedures to Remediate Tethered Oral Tissues
5 minutes: Wrap-Up
disclosures
Financial: Dr. James M. Ryan is receiving an honorarium from Simon Says.

Nonfinancial: Dr. James M. Ryan is a member of American Dental Society of Dental Anesthesiology , Academy of Breast feeding Medicine, Maryland Breast Feeding Coalition, ADA, International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals.