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Dr Shereen Lim - Sparkle Dental
Dr Shereen Lim
"I am passionate about helping people breathe and sleep easier."

Dr. Shereen Lim

The thing I enjoy most about work is:

Helping people breathe and sleep easier.  In adults with snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea, I can help with dental devices that open the airway during sleep.   In children, I help address problems like mouth breathing through a combination of approaches.

Qualifications:

  • 2000 Bachelor of Dental Science (UWA)
  • 2013 Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine  (UWA/UAdel)
  • 2015 Completed 2 year Mini Residency in Dentofacial Orthopaedics and Orthodontics through EODO
  • Trained in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy through the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT) and the Coulson Institute. 

Founded and worked in Sparkle Dental since:

2004

Recent continuing education highlights
  • 2016 Complete Introductory Course in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy with Joy Moeller and Licia Paskay, Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT)
  • 2016 Basic and Foundation Courses on Tongue Ties, Tongue Tie Institute Brisbane
  • 2016 Completed the four Hands On Training Courses in Myofunctional Orthodontics offered by Dr John Flutter.
  • 2016 Completed the Vital Orthodontics for Dentists Program, offered via the Australian Dental Association (NSW)
  • 2015 1st Congress of the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences, LA
  • 2015 Introduction to Orthotropics and Craniofacial Dystrophy with Mike Mew
  • 2015 Frenum Surgery Masterclass with Larry Kotlow and Giovanni Olivi
  • 2015 American Association of Orthodontists Winter Conference: Early Orthodontic Treatment: Who, When, Why and How to Treat?  (17 lectures online)
  • 2015 Simplified Common Sense Biomechanics 2 Day Course, Australian Dental Association (NSW) Professional Development 
  • 2015 Early Treatment of Malocclusions - Prevention and Interception in the Primary Dentition, Dr German Ramirez, Sydney
  • 2015 Course 9 Biomechanics, EODO Orthodontic Mini Residency
  • 2015 Course 7 High Angle Malocclusions, EODO Orthodontic Mini Residency Program
  • 2015 Annual Damon Conference, Orlando
  • 2015 Essentials of the Damon System seminar, by Dr Stuart Frost
  • 2015 Damon Hands-On Bracket Placement Workshop with Dr Frank Bogdan
  • 2014 Myofunctional Orthodontics In-House Training, Myofunctional Research Co
  • 2014 Beginner and Intermediate courses of the Fixed Appliance Therapy for the General Dentist programe, Academy of Dental Excellence
  • 2014 Course 6: Straightwire Mechanics, EODO Orthodontic Mini Residency Programme
  • 2014 EODO Airway Conference for Dentists
  • 2014 Commenced EODO 2 year Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics
  • 2014 Certification Course in Orofacial Myology, Coulson Institute
  • 2014 Sleep, Breathe, Grow (Paediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing and The Role of Orthodontics in it's Managment).  Annual Conference of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • 2013 Two week Shadowing Program and Mini Residency in TMD & Orofacial Pain (University of Kentucky)
  • 2013 Completed the Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine (UWA)
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  • 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Boston

  • 2012 Improving The Predictability of Invisalign Post-Congress Workshop, IDEM Singapore

  • 2012 American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (Australian Chapter) Conference: Diagnosis and Management of Craniofacial and Sleep Disorders

  • 2012 Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine program, University of Western Australia and University of Adelaide (currently enrolled)

  • 2011 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Fundamentals: Certification Program, Somnomed Academy, New York

  • 2011 Dental Sleep Medicine Accreditation Course, Australasian Sleep Association

  • 2011 Oral Conscious Sedation, DOCS Education San Francisco

  • 2011 Invisalign Accreditation

  • 2010 Occlusion in Clinical Practice, Scottsdale Centre for Dentistry, USA

  • 2010 Facially Generated Treatment Planning, Scottsdale Centre for Dentistry, USA

  • 2009 American Dental Association Annual Session, Hawaii.

  • 2009 Advanced Level Implant Course for Restorative Dentists by Dr Rick Lazar

  • 2008 Core 1: Advanced Functional Restorative Dentistry, Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

  • 2008 Core 3: Advanced Aesthetic Adhesive Dentistry, Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

  • 2007 – ongoing Prime Practice Management Programme

 

Professional memberships:

  • American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry

  • Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences

  • Australasian Sleep Association - Dental Orofacial Group

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals

Interests outside of work:

Travelling, reading, live music, spending time with Alex and our 2 beautiful girls Jessica and Chloe.

Favourite holiday destination:

New York City for the great food, shopping, entertainment and just soaking up the vibrant atmosphere!

High on my bucket list:

Disney Cruising in Alaska