Pat Brinkman-Falter, BSDH, PHRDH, MS, COM®

Pat Brinkman-Falter, BSDH, PHRDH, MS, COM is a graduate of the UNMC School of Dentistry and is a Board Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM) through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She currently serves on the IAOM Examiners Board, and as a member of the UNMC Alumni Council. She is a Past President of the Nebraska Dental Hygienists' Association and won ADHAs Irene Newman Award for advancing the field of dental hygiene. She was published in ADHA’s Access Journal in 2020 on the Importance of recognizing Myofunctional Disorders and received the IAOM Rose Van Normal Award for her work in 2020 for updating ADHAs policies on the practice of myofunctional therapy by hygienists. She is a Nebraska and AGD approved provider of continuing education for Orofacial Myology and lectures at dental and medical schools and professional meetings. Her years of experience with digit sucking, oromotor dysfunctions, TMJD and other areas of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders have been hugely successful. Pat’s dedicated experience and perceptive insights allow the patient to achieve overall confidence by providing an individualized, positive treatment plan. Pat has practiced Orofacial Myology since 2008 in Central and Eastern Nebraska. She and her husband have 7 children and eight grandchildren.
Financial Disclosures
Pat Brinkman-Falter is the owner of Nebraska Myofunctional Specialties in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. She receives a speaker fee from Talk Tools for this course.
Non-Financial Disclosure
Pat Brinkman-Falter has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Pat's Session: Identifying Myofunctional disorders in your Patients: Muscle function and dysfunction