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220: Interview with, returning guest, diplomate with American Sleep and Breathing Academy, Dr. Suzanne Mericle

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Dr. Grace Yum is joined by Dr. Suzanne Mericle, to provide an overview of treating pediatric patients for airway issues, including how to incorporate into practice and what to look for. Episode 220 is available for download now on all of the top podcast platforms or listen now by clicking the player above!

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Episode highlights:

-Get a sneak peak from Dr. Mericle on her upcoming lecture for our “Let’s Get Clinical” event April 28th, 2023, in Chicago, IL 

-Learn about the evolution of airway and sleep medicine in the dental field

-Discussion about the need for more dentists to incorporate some form of airway screening, especially when treating children 

-Conversation about some basic indicators for pediatric patients who may require some form of airway intervention and what goes into treating

Meet this week’s guest: Suzanne R. Mericle, DMD, has been practicing for over 30 years on Saint Simons Island, Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia where she received her BS in Microbiology. She then attended dental school at the Medical College of Georgia and graduated in 1991 with honors. Dr. Mericle is a KOL /lecturer for Glidewell Dental, Den Mat, and Dental Excel and Practical Sleep Education. She is also a KOL for Smile Direct Club. She has written several articles on Dental Sleep Medicine, TMD/TMJ, Periodontal Disease, Botox and several others on dental products. She is the Lead Investigator for Abbie- Allergan for the uses of off  label use of Botox. Dr. Mericle is a well-known speaker and is frequently heard on podcasts, webinars and is very knowledgeable on a variety of Dental topics. She is a VIVOS provider and focuses on children and adults in her practice. Dr. Mericle also is a TAO provider TMJ/TMD.

Dr. Mericle is a Diplomat with American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Sleep and Breathing Academy. She has her Fellowship with Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and American Academy of Facial esthetics. She maintains professional membership in the Georgia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, Sleep Group Solutions, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Medicine, and the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and VIVOS. Dr. Mericle offers many services in her dental practice. Her menu of services includes TMJ/TMD, Dental Sleep medicine for children and Adults, Implants, All on Fours, Periodontal program, Frenectomies, Tongue Ties, Crown and Bridge, Veneers Conscious Sedation, Botox, Filler, Skin Care, and she offers Clear Aligners, as well.

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