Joy Moeller, BS, RDH is a dental hygienist who has worked as a myofunctional therapist for over 37 years. Myofunctional therapy has now been proven to be effective in reducing AHI numbers by 50% in adults and 62% in children. Joy is a founding lecturer with the AOMT and teaches with the School of Sleep Medicine in Palo Alto, California. Joy is on the board of the ASAA, and the AAPMD, a multi-disciplinary medical and dental group interested in airway problems where she received a life-time achievement award March of 2015 for leadership. Joy wrote a children’s book , “Tucker the Tongue Finds His Spot” and a chapter in Sleep Medicine Clinics, published June 2014. Joy has lectured worldwide including three Grand Rounds at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, this year 4 times at the World Sleep Congress in Prague, the International Pediatric Sleep Association, the Asian Pulmonary Conference, many dental and medical meetings world wide. She feels strongly that OMT will “Bridge the Gap” between medicine and dentistry, especially in relationship to TMD, Orthodontics and OSA.