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Halton Region Centre

1151 Bronte Road

Oakville, ON L6M3L1


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Halton BFI and the Halton Prenatal Network have collaborated to bring you this FREE informative Professional Development event for Healthcare Providers in Halton.

Learn how to assess the 3 CORE Pillars to Optimized Cranio-Facial-Respiratory Growth and Development from Birth Onwards

3 core pillars

If ANY of the 3 pillars are compromised – A domino effect takes place that may include the following signs & symptoms…

  • Breastfeeding difficulties
  • Colic
  • Mouth breathing
  • Sleep compromise
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Ear infections
  • Bedwetting
  • Picky Eaters
  • and more…

Normal breathing vs open mouth breathing

Learn the latest research from around the globe, including tongue-tie management!


Dr. Alison Sigal B.H.Kin, DDS, MSc (Ped Dent), FRCD(C)
Airway-focused Paediatric Dentist with additional training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Dr. Alison Sigal is a kinesiologist, paediatric dentist, myofunctional therapist and the founder of Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry, a first-of-its-kind airway-centric paediatric practice. She has learned from experts in paediatric care from around the world and is knowledgeable and passionate about changing the way we assess and care for our paediatric patients across North America.

Dr Ali

Together we can help our families from birth reach their FULL genetic potential!


  1. Anatomy 101 (Head & Neck)
  2. Key Players in Optimized Cranio-Facial Growth and Development
  3. Compromised Growth and Development
  4. Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS)
  5. Products and Habits
  6. Breathing & Importance of Nasal Breathing
  7. Sleep (Breathing disordered sleep and Obstructive Sleep Apnea)
  8. Minimizing Colonization of Cavity Causing Bacteria in newborn’s mouth
  9. Food – Chewing and baby led weaning
  10. Questions

There will be a break mid-afternoon, with refreshments provided.

Live webcast attendance option

Live webcast tickets are available to Healthcare providers who are unable to attend the event in person. Select live webcast ticket when registering for the event. Please ensure you follow the additional registration steps emailed to you to ensure you receive information about how to attend the event online.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email Halton BFI at or the Halton Prenatal Network at

Is acccommodation for accessibilty available?

Yes, please contact Jeanell Vanbesien by email

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can show your electronic ticket on your phone or print your ticket and bring it to the event

What do I do if I can no longer attend?

Please cancel your registration online or email us to cancel your registration. Registration is limited, and we will be keeping a waiting list.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can change your registration information yourself online or you can email us to change it for you. See contact information above in the first FAQ.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, you can transfer your registration to someone else. Please email us to change the registration details.

Is the webcast available for later viewing?

No, the event will not be recorded for later viewing. Dr. Alison Sigal will be speaking again in the area if you wish to attend future events. Contact Dr. Sigal directly to learn about other events where she is speaking.

How do I attend the live webcast?

Register for a "Live webcast" ticket. You will receive a confirmation email after registering on Eventbrite. Ensure you read the email you receive as it contains details about how to complete the online registration portion. If you do not click on the link received in your email to complete your registration, you will not receive the online attendance link and log in informaiton.

Can I have a display table at the event?

Email Halton BFI for information on event display tables

Can I help promote your event?

Yes, please share on social media and post our printable event poster. You can also email us if you would like printed colour copies to distribute.

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Halton Region Centre

1151 Bronte Road

Oakville, ON L6M3L1


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