Oral Facial Health Care
A registered dental hygienist for over 30 years, Heidi has been associated with various dental offices throughout the country, specializing in pediatric dentistry to periodontics. Her years of experience include professional practice in New York, Arizona, Massachusetts, Florida and California. Heidi also spent a year in Aruba, where she was the first American Hygienist to evaluate, treat and educate local patients about oral health care issues.
In 2006, Heidi formally began her Orofacial Myofunctional studies in Los Angeles, coupled with a long-term intensive internship with Joy Moeller. She then advanced her studies at the Coulson Institute of Orofacial Myology in Denver, Colorado. She has continued her studies in Buteyko Breathing techniques and Restorative Breathing and is involved with the TMJ Clinic at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles. Heidi has been practicing since 2006 and certified in 2009 by the International Association of Orofacial Myology. She also served on the Board of Directors as the Dental Hygiene Representative. Heidi has also taught and lectured with the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist (AOMT) and the AAMS. She has helped train oral surgeons, dentist and ENT’s in performing frenectomies specific for myofunctional needs. She is a long standing member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Heidi has a private practice in Agoura Hills and also continues to practice dental hygiene.