Creator of the OraLase Therapy and ALF Therapy, Dr. Nordstrom has devoted his career to developing resources for clinicians to provide patient care at levels the continue to advance the fields of dentistry and medicine.
His innovation and creativity has paved pathways for advances in dental sleep medicine and integrative health care.
He currently serves as the intellectual property holder of ALF Therapy and thought leader for the ALF InterFACE Academy.
B.S. Brigham Young University 1975
D.D.S. University of Southern California 1979
O.K.U. Dental Honor Society (Zeta Capter), Co-most-awarded graduate
American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics (AAGO) Dec 1988, June 1999, Feb 2008, June 2014
American Orthodontic Society (AOS) 1999
American Association for Functional Orthodontics (AAFO) May 1988, Jan 1990, Sept 1993, Nov 1996
1984, 1998, 2006 - Keynote Speaker (AAGO)
1999 AOS Foundation Speaker
1997 AAFO Annual Conference
2008 - Cranial Academy - Indiana
2011 AAO Convo Denver
2012, 2016 Cranial Academy Interface, CA
Cranial Academy - Virginia
2000 London, UK (OOO)
IAO Polska (Warsaw Poland)
Birmingham, UK (OOO)
2009 - Vancouver, BC (AACP)
2013 - Whistler, BC
Haifa, Israel 2013
Budapest, Hungary 2014
1980-81 Gnathologic Orthopedics for the General Practitioner
1982–5 Renaissance in Resin Restoratives
1996-2001, 2012, 2014-2017 ALF Seminars (Foundation for Advanced Craniofacial Esthetic Studies FACES)
2016-2019 ALF InterFACE Annual Conference
2018 Oslo, Norway - ALF Principles and Procedures
Pioneered developing cranially-compatible dental orthopedic appliances: ALF series, OMNi, Stealth, NLA, A-a, with associated discoveries of neuro-reflexive pathways.
Introduced the practice of Osteopathic/Dental synergy, in problem-solving complex cases (now known as Interface)
Pioneer in Dental Sleep medicine (1978 to present), with development of the unique buccal-wing, neuro-reflexive appliance designs (which have been copied into most current sleep appliance designs: SomnoDent, MicrO2, Dorsal, etc.), and promotion of a comprehensive, multifactorial integrative approach.
40 Hour course, Trainer in CA and other osteopathic sponsored courses
Weekly co-treatment with Osteopaths beginning in 1982
Cranial Academy, AAGO, ADA, AAMS, OKU, IAO