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  • Yousefian Z.J.: Correction of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome with Interdisciplinary Medical and Dental Treatment Planning. Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine, July 2016, Vol 3, No. 3.

  • Yousefian Z. J, Moghadam B,: The role of contemporary orthodontics in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB): Goal Oriented Orthodontics. Edited by R Andrew Girardot, Jr. publisher; Roth Williams Legacy Foundation. Second edition 2015, pp. 600-651.

  • Yousefian Z.J., Weaver K., Trimble D., DePaso W., Gottlieb R.,: Correction of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Interdisciplinary treatment. Dentistry Today, August 2015.

  • Wadhwani C., Akimoto K., Yousefian Z.J,: Solving the challenge of the severely compromised implant in the esthetic zone: An Interdisciplinary care case. Compendium, July/August 2015

  • Yousefian Z. J, Moghadam B,: The role of contemporary orthodontics in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB): Goal Oriented Orthodontics. Edited by R Andrew Girardot, Jr. publisher; Roth Williams Legacy Foundation. Second edition 2015, pp. 600-651.

  • Yousefian Z. J, Moghadam B,: The role of contemporary orthodontics in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB): Goal Oriented Orthodontics. Edited by R Andrew Girardot, Jr. publisher; Roth Williams Legacy Foundation. First edition 2013, pp. 600-651.

  • Yousefian Z.: A simple technique for mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis. Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. Vol. XLIV, No. 12, November 2010.

  • Yousefian Z. J., Trimble D., Folkman G.: A new look at the treatment of Class II Division 2 Malocclusion. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. Vol. 130, No. 6, December 2006.

  • Moghadam B., Yousefian Z. J.: Oral soft and hard tissue abnormalities in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Vol.97, No. 4, pp 459-460 April 2004.

  • Moghadam B., Yousefian Z. J,: Orofacial complications associated with forward repositioning of the mandible in snore guard users. General Dentistry Vol. 51 No. 6, November-December 2003.

  • Moghadam B., Yousefian Z. J., Kuttan N.: The adverse effect of mandibular advancement appliances on TMJ and masticatory muscles. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Vol. 91, pp 425-426 April 2001.

  • Yousefian Z. J., Ngan P., Saito S., Shanfeld J. and Davidovitch Z.: Hydrostatic system of force transmission in the periodontium: Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaption, edited by Davidovitch Z. and Norton L. (Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics, Boston, MA, USA), pp. 161-171, 1996.

  • Yousefian J.: Effect of brachycephalization on human craniofacial structures: Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaption, edited by Davidovitch Z. and Norton L. (Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics, Boston, MA, USA), pp 561-567, 1996.

  • Yousefian Z. J, Firouzian F., Shanfeld J., Ngan P., Davidovitch Z.: A new experimental model for studying the response of periodontal ligament cells to hydrostatic pressure. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Vol. 108, No. 4, October, pp 402-409, 1995.

  • Moghadam B., Yousefian Z. J, Gier R.: Ataxia-Telangiectasia case report: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Vol. 75, pp 791-797, 1993.

  • Yousefian Z. J, Ngan P., Miller B., Shanfeld J. and Davidovitch Z.: Effect of different types of stress on human periodontal ligament cells in vitro: Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaption, edited by Davidovitch Z., EBSCO Media, Birmingham, AL, pp 319-331, 1991.

  • Ngan P., Kleeman B., Jordan F., Rosol T., Yousefian Z. J, Shanfeld J., and Davidovitch Z.: Effect of intermittent pressure on periodontal ligament cell-mediated bone resorption in vitro: Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaption, edited by Davidovitch Z., EBSCO Media, Birmingham, AL, p 331, 1991.

  • Yousefian Z. J., Ngan P., Shanfeld. J., Davidovitch Z.: Effect of hydrostatic pressure on PGE production by PDL cells. J. Dent Res. Vol. 70, April, Abstract No. 2063, pp 524, 1991.

  • Yousefian Z. R., Yousefian Z. J., Maghadam B.: Oral candidiasis in immunosuppressed patients. J. Dent Res. Vol. 70, April, Abstract No. 526, p 524, 1991.

  • Miller B., Yousefian Z. J., Ngan P., Shanfeld J., Davidovitch Z.: Effect of different forms of mechanical stress on PGE production. J. Dent Res. Vol. 70, April, Abstract No. 567, p 336, 1991.

  • Firouzian F., Yousefian Z. J., Ngan p., Shanfeld, J., Davidovitch Z.: Effect of hydrostatic pressure on PDL cell proliferation in vitro. J. Dent Res. Vol. 70, April, Abstract No. 568, p 336, 1991.

  • Yousefian Z. J., Ngan P., Shanfeld J., Davidovitch Z.: A dynamic system for applying pressure to cell cultures. J. Dent Res. Vol. 69, March, Abstract No. 775, p 205, 1991.

  • Yousefian Z. J., Ngan P., Shanfeld J., Davidovitch Z.: Effect of Substance P on cAMP and PGE levels in Fibroblasts. J. Dent Res. Vol. 68, Abstract No. 956, p 301, 1989.

  • Yousefian, Z. J., Ngan P., Shanfeld J., Davidovitch Z.: Effect of Interleukin-1B on cGMP and PGE levels in periodontal ligament fibroblasts in vitro. J. Dent Res. Vol 67, March, Abstract No. 1168, p 259, 1988.

  • Ngan P., Yousefian Z.J., Shanfeld J. and Davidovitch: The effect of Interleukin-1B and Parathyroid hormone on camp and PGE levels in human periodontal ligament fibroblasts in vitro. Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Eruption and Root Resorption, edited by Davidovitch Z., EBSCO Media, Birmingham, AL, pp 261-268, 1988.

Invited Presentations:

 

2016

Adjunct Treatment Modalities - Enhancing the Efficacy of Oral Sleep Devices! Comprehensive Treatment Seminars study club. Bellevue, WA, November 9.

 

2016

Condylar resorption, orofacial degeneration, obstructive sleep apnea, the connection! Annual Symposium, Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry. San Francisco, CA, October 1.

 

2016

Correction of severe obstructive sleep apnea with interdisciplinary treatment. 2016 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference. Bellevue, WA, June 16.

 

2016

Role of dental specialties in the interdisciplinary treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars study club. Bellevue, WA, May 13.

 

2016

Interdisciplinary solutions for occlusal relapse caused by sleep oral appliances. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars study club. Bellevue, WA, March 9.

 

2016

Condylar resorption prevalence in patients with upper airway resistance syndrome. Annual Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. Santa Barbara, CA, February 1.

 

2015

Interdisciplinary surgical versus nonsurgical management of severe intracapsular complications. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars study club. Bellevue, WA, November 11.

 

2015

Centric relation splint and prevalence of condylar resorption in patients with upper airway resistance syndrome. 22nd Annual Roth Willams International Society of Orthodontics. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 26.

 

2015

Temporomandibular disorders: the new concepts in etiology, diagnosis and treatment. University of Missouri–Kansas City, Annual Continuing Dental Education. Kansas City, MO, September 19.

 

2015

Stabilization appliances for management and treatment of intracapsular and masticatory muscle disorders and their interactions with sleep disordered breathing! Comprehensive Treatment Seminars study club. Bellevue, WA, September 09.

 

2015

Pseudo disc development, strategy for TM joint rehabilitation. Seattle TMJ Study Club. Seattle, WA, June 26.

 

2015

The Role of Dental Implants in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea! Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Seattle, WA, May 13.

 

2015

Role of Teledontic philosophy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Henry Schein Company. San Diego, CA, March 22.

 

2015

Periodontics and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, the Connection! Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Seattle, WA, March 11.

 

2015

Condylar resorption prevalence in patients with upper airway resistance syndrome. Annual Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. Santa Barbara, CA, January 22.

 

2015

Why your TMJ Therapy is ineffective? Airway! Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Seattle, WA, January 14.

 

2014

Cause, Risks and Treatment of Tooth Grinding in Children. Annual National Dental Hygienists and National Orthodontic Health. Bellevue, WA, October 29.

 

2014

Straight Teeth, Ideal Face and Open Airway. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Seattle, WA, September 10.

 

2014

Medical protocol for TMJ treatment. Swedish Hospital. Seattle, WA, March 28.

 

2014

Role of interdisciplinary dental/medical team in the management of sleep disordered breathing. Premier Study Club. Kent, WA, February 04.

 

2014

Proposing a new airway classification system for diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Annual Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. Santa Barbara, CA, January 29.

 

2013

Role of dental practitioner in the management of sleep disordered breathing. Seattle Study Club. Tri City, WA, November 15.

 

2013

The new dental guidelines and protocol for diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Bellevue, WA, November 12.

 

2013

The Dental Team and management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Seattle TMJ study Club. Seattle, WA, October 24.

 

2013

The role of interdisciplinary dental team in treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Swedish Hospital. Seattle, WA, July 27.

 

2013

More Than Just Straight Teeth. 2013 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference. Bellevue, WA, June 13-14.

 

2013

Role of dental field in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of sleep disordered breathing. Seattle Study Club. Kenmore, WA, April 23

 

2013

New grading system for tongue evaluation and predictor for severity of sleep disordered breathing. Annual Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. Santa Barbara, CA, January 30.

 

2013

Role of Dental Implants in Wholistic Interdisciplinary Treatment. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Bellevue, WA, January 10.

 

2012

What to do when your obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patient does not respond to your TMJ therapy. 2012 Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists Annual Conference, Paris, France, October 2-4.

 

2012

Interdisciplinary treatment of PharyngOroFacial (airway, bite, face) complications caused by oral contraceptive pill use and abnormal menstrual cycles. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Bellevue, WA, September 22.

 

2012

Diagnosis and treatment for sleep disordered breathing. Emerald City Dental Meeting. Kent, WA, May 22.

 

2012

Simplified mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis (SMSDO) technique for correction of mandibular skeletal asymmetry. 12th Annual Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. Santa Barbara, CA, January 26-28.

 

2011

Interdisciplinary treatment of PharyngOroFacial (airway, bite, face) complications caused by oral contraceptive pill use and abnormal menstrual cycles. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Bellevue, WA, September 12.

 

2011

Esthetic and functional contribution of mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis in rehabilitation of PharyngOroFacial system. RWISO annual conference. Chicago, IL, May 18-20.

 

2011

Simplified in-office surgical/orthodontic technique for mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis. American Association Of Orthodontists, 111th Annual Session. Chicago, IL, USA, May 13-17.

 

2011

Simplified Mandibular Symphyseal Distraction Osteogenesis as in-office surgical/orthodontic technique that can be used to avoid extractions. Orthodontic Studies Study Club. Federal Way, WA, April 21.

 

2011

Role of orthodontist in the management of sleep-disordered breathing. Annual session, Functional And Cosmetic Excellence conference. Orange, CA, March 14-19.

 

2011

Utilization of simplified mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis (SMSDO) technique for replacement of missing lower incisors in rehabilitation of PharyngOroFacial system. AOSF annual conference. Santa Barbara, CA, February 3-5.

 

2010

TMD and its PharyngOroFacial Complications. 2010 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference. Seattle, WA, June 17-18.

 

2010

Esthetic and functional contribution of mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis in rehabilitation of pharyngorofacial system. 10th annual Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. Santa Barbara, CA, January 28-30.

 

2010

Role of dental factors in development of the systemic diseases. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, January 13.

 

2010

Dental factors in systemic diseases. Bastyer University. Bothell, WA, January 08.

 

2009

New protocol, in management & risk assessment for comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment planning. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, November 11.

 

2009

Screening and early diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorders in children. Presented to hygienists in celebration for National Dental Hygienists’ Month” and “National Orthodontic Health Month. Issaquah WA, October 21.

 

2009

Arnett’s multi-disciplinary approach; endodontics, orthodontics, maxillofacial surgery, periodontics, prosthodontics to the treatment of TMJ and rehabilitation of its pharyngorofacial complications. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, October 14.

 

2009

Piper vs. Arnett Philosophy and Strategy For Diagnosis and Management of TMJ complications. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, September 9.

 

2009

Interdisciplinary Approach for replacement of missing lower anterior teeth for proper anterior guidance. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, May 11.

 

2009

The concept of anterior guidance, orthodontic/restorative approach for replacement of missing lower anterior teeth for proper anterior guidance. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, March 11.

 

2009

Mandibular symphysisal distraction osteogenesis. Arnett Multidisciplinary Foundation. San Diego, CA, January 22-24.

 

2008

Full Arch Spring Orthodontic Retainer ™ (Yousefian Retainer) for closing band spaces and opened extraction spaces. Club of Orthodontic Study. Renton, WA, November 20.

 

2008

Vicious cycle of tempromandibular disorder and obstructive sleep apnea. Arnett Multidisciplinary Foundation. Santa Barbara, CA, January 24-26.

 

2007

Interactive metal/aesthetic bracket systems and use of miniscrew implants/surgical plates for orthodontic anchorage. Club of Orthodontic Study. Federal way, WA, October 11.

 

2007

Piper classification for TM Joint disc displacement. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, September 12.

 

2006

Use of implant technology in orthodontics. Annual meeting, Newport Implant Study Club. Spokane WA, September 21.

 

2006

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing. 13th annual meeting, Roth/Williams International Society. Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 10, 11 and 12.

 

2006

Restoration Failure of Anterior Teeth. Forum For Advance Dental Education. Issaquah, WA, February 8.

 

2006

Role of Orthodontist in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Annual meeting, Roth/Williams Study Club. San Francisco, CA, January 27, 28 and 29.

 

2005

Orognathic Diagnosis and Mandibular Stabilization, Orognathic Bioesthetics International, Inc. (Level II lecture series), Seattle, WA, December 2 and 3.

 

2005

Restoration Failure of Anterior Teeth. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, May 11.

 

2004

Multi-Disciplinary Approach to rehabilitation of Advance Restorative Cases. Comprehensive Treatment Seminars Study Club. Issaquah, WA, September 14.

 

2004

Maxillofacial Structural Changes Caused by Early or Late Onset of TM Joint Remodeling 11th annual meeting, Roth/Williams International Society, Orlando, FL, May 8.

 

2004

TMJ Complications During Pregnancy, at Advance Facial Reconstruction Courses (Foundation Meeting) in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

2002

The Roth Philosophy, The Jarabak Mini-Residency in Orthodontics, Indiana University, School of Dentistry Orthodontic Section, March 15, 2002, Indianapolis, IN.

 

2002

TMJ Lecture Series (Six Sessions), Orognathic Bioesthetics International held at University of Health Sciences in Portland, OR.

 

2000

Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Management of TM Disorders. University of Missouri in Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO, Nov. 10.

 

2000

Children and TMD. 7th annual meeting, Roth/Williams International Society, San Sebastian, Spain, June 11.
Orthodontic Treatment and TMD. Annual meeting, Ohio State Orthodontic Alumni Association, Columbus, OH, March 3 and 4.
Occlusion and TMD. University of Missouri in Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO, February 28.

 

1995

Hydrostatic pressure, a signal for transudation of mechanical stress to biological responses in supportive tissues of teeth during tooth movement. University of Washington, College of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Seattle, WA, October 19.
A new technique for application of positive and negative hydrostatic pressure to cell and tissue cultures. International Conference on Biological Mechanism of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaptation, Boston, MA, October 19.
Effect of brachycephalization on human craniofacial structures. International Conference on Biological Mechanism of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaption, Boston, MA, October 19.

 

1992

Effect of hydrostatic pressure on human periodontal ligament cells. American Association of Orthodontists, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, May 9-13.

 

1991

Effect of different forms of mechanical stress on the human periodontal ligament tissue. International Conference on Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaptation, Columbus, OH, May 8
Effect of brachycephalization on the craniofacial structures. Foundation for Orthodontics Research, 23rd Annual Meeting, Victoria, B.C., May 16-18.
Effect of mechanical stress on the human periodontal ligament tissue. University of Louisville, College of Dentistry, Louisville, KY, April 9.

 

1990

A new technique for applying mechanical stress to periodontal ligament. F.O.R. Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, May 9.