Curriculum Vitae

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ANGELA TENHOLDER, DMD, FAGD, FAACP, DABCDSM

  


 

Dr. Angie is a general dentist, mother of three, wife of an Air Force Veteran, Founder of Synergy Dental Solutions  and Board member of the ALF InterFACE Academy and American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine (ABCDSM)


Dr. Angie is Board Certified in the ABCDSM.  She has achieved Fellowship status in the Academy of Craniofacial Pain and the Academy of General Dentistry.


Her experience as an instructor with the ALF InterFACE Academy and working closely with Dr. Nordstrom has allowed her to use her knowledge as a former chronic pain patient, a parent of children with orofacial challenges and a provider of  patients with medical challenges to creatively  utilize the many tools available to her including ALF Therapy,  OraLase and BabyLase services. 


She has been providing OraLase Therapy daily in her general dental practice since 2018 and is the developer of BabyLase along with her colleague Nicole Edwin. 


EDUCATION

1994 Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine,
Edwardsville, IL


PRIVATE PRACTICE


1994  Angela Martens DMD

1996 Angela Martens DMD, PC - Smileology Dental, PC  

2011 Synergy Therapeutics, PC/Synergy Dental Solutions


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS


2020 - Fellowship Status to be Awarded - Academy of General Dentistry (July)

2019 - Speaker American Academy of Sleep Technologists Conference - St Louis, MO

2018-19 Board Member, American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine

2018-19 Pre-Fellow Status, Academy of General Dentistry

2018-19  ALF InterFACE Academy, Inc – President, Course Instructor and Advisory Board Chairperson

2017-19  Member – Osteopathic Cranial Academy

2017 & 2018   Featured Speaker, Functional Oral Health and Airway Summit

2017  Awarded Academy of General Dentistry Program for Continued Education Provider Status as Faculty for the ALF InterFACE Academy

2015 Certified Team Dentist, Academy for Sports Dentistry 

2014 Diplomate/Board Certification Status Awarded, American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine

2013 Fellowship Status Awarded, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain


POST GRADUATE TRAINING


2020

 ALF Guide Course - Columbia, IL  (Instructor) 

 OraLase/BabyLase Intro Course - Fallbrook, CA  (Instructor) 



2019 

 - ALF Foundations Course - Columbia, IL  (Instructor) 

- ALF Genesis Course - Columbia, IL  (Instructor) 

 - ALF Grow Course - Columbia, IL  (Instructor) 

-BabyLase Course- Columbia, IL (Instructor)

-Body Dental Connection Course- Dr. Charles Beck  Indianapolis, IN

-American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Annual Symposium Toronto, Ontario Canada

-Academy of Clinical Technology (ACT) Lasers in Restorative Dentistry/Operative Dentistry PHAST Course Las Vegas, NV

-Why Behind The Wire - ALF InterFACE Academy (Instructor) Columbia, Il

-Beyond The Airway  - ALF InterFACE Academy (Instructor) San Diego, CA

-TEAM ALF - ALF InterFACE Academy (Instructor) Columbia, Il 

--Beyond The Airway (introductory course for TEAM ALF)- ALF InterFACE Academy (Instructor) 

-OraLase Elective course for TEAM ALF - ALF InterFACE Academy (Instructor) Columbia, Il

-OraLase Elective Course for InterFACE conference - ALF InterFACE Academy (Instructor) Columbia, Il

-International ALF InterFACE Annual Conference (Presenter): FACEing the Future: The integration of Medicine and Dentistry  Columbia, Il

-Basic Life Support Certification– St Louis, MO


2018 

- ALF InterFACE Academy Why Behind the Wire Columbia, Il

-ALF InterFACE Academy  Beyond the Airway -(Instructor) Columbia, Il

-W G Sutherland Temporomandibulo Cranial Group - TM Disorders (Occlusion) Chicago, Il

-American Academy of Facial Esthetics  Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry  

-W G Sutherland Temporomandibulo Cranial Group – Osteopathic principles and applications in  TM Disorders and Occlusion Chicago, Il

-HPTC Compliance Training Partners, Inc  Infection Control Columbia, Il 

-Conference Director, Presenter and Course Instructor – International ALF InterFACE Conference: Addressing the developmental and traumatic Neurological midline disorders in the pediatric population  Columbia, Il

-Course Director– ALF InterFACE Intensive 2 Columbia, Il

-ALF InterFACE Intensive 1 Fallbrook, California

-Laser Dentistry 101 - An Introduction to Wavelengths and Laser-tissue Interaction

-Neonatal Dentistry 101: A Primer on Breastfeeding, Tongue Ties, Frenum Pulls and How to Treat the Newborn

-Expanding the Integrative Team Approach to Sleep Disturbances San Diego, CA


2017  

-Advanced Cardiac Life Support RecertificationSt. Louis, MO

-ALF InterFACE Academy ALF Twin Block in the Pediatric Population Course Offering Columbia, Il

-ALF InterFACE Academy ALF Twin Block in the Adolescent and Adult Population Course Offering Columbia, Il 

-WG Sutherland September – Ligamentous Articular Strain –Dr. Conrad Speece Naperville, Il

-WG Sutherland November Zunka Dental Cranial Osteopathic Principles Review Naperville, Il 

-AACP Annual Conference Salt Lake City, Utah

-American Academy of Myofunctional Sciences Symposium Chicago, Illinois

-Course director - InterFACE 2017 Conference: Discovering the Connection 

Between Dental Bite Forces, The ALF Orthodontic Approach and Degenerative Neurological Conditions  Columbia, IL 


2016 

- Dental/Cranial Diagnosis and Treatment Cranial Academy Course, Warrenville, Il

-American Academy of Facial Esthetics Level 2 and 3 Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Filler, Kybella, Sculptra and TMD/Headache/Orofacial Pain Courses Las Vegas, NV

-Oral Ankyloglossia Training–Before, During and After Releases Columbia, IL

-Restoring Autonomic Breathing - The Foundation of Movement
  Level Two Workshop, Columbia, IL

-Challenging Facial Esthetic and Orofacial Pain Patient Case  
   Presentation

-Infant and Toddler Lingual & Laser Frenectomy, Detroit, MI

-Immediate Implant Placement and Provisionalization in the
  Esthetic Zone, St. Louis, MO

-Restoring Autonomic Breathing - The Foundation of Movement
   Level One Workshop, Columbia, IL

-Oral Anklyoglossia, Tethered Oral Tissue Before, During and After,
   Columbia, IL

-Resin Based Composites Have Changed: Have You

-Right Angle Lip Enhancement Technique

-Introductory Course in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field,
   Napierville, Illinois

-InterFACE Course, Teaneck, NJ -CB/CT 

-Interpretation for TMD & OSA-La Mesa, CA


2015

 -ALF Mastership Level Course, Fallbrook, CA

-Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification, St. Louis, MO

-American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Annual Symposium, Orlando, FL

-Academy for Sports Dentistry Symposium, Chicago, IL

-Quantum Reflex Analysis, Chicago, IL

-American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry
   Conference, New York, NY

-Shaping the Jawline – Nefrititi Lift

2014 

-Acupuncture Meridian Assessment Training for Detecting Parasites
  and Dental Problems, St. Louis, MO

-Quantum Nutrition Concepts, Naples, FL

-Advanced ALF and Problem Solving Course, Fallbrook, CA


2013 

-American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Symposium, San Diego, CA

-Introductory ALF Course, Toronto, Ontario Canada

-Introduction to the ALF and Cranial Indicators, Toronto, Ontario

-Dental Whole-Body Connection Mini-Residency, Toronto,
   Ontario Canada

-Motor Nerve Reflex Testing, Toronto, Ontario Canada

-Dermal Filler Treatment Hands-On Training for Healthcare
  Professional, Louisville, KY


2012 

-Advanced Lightwire Functional Appliance Therapy in the
  Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorder, Orthodontics and
  Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Lincoln, NE

-Advanced Craniomandibular & Cervical Physiopathology, Marietta, OH

-Cone Beam Computerized Tomography Program, Dallas, TX

-Dr. Brendan Stack, in-office/hands-on training from one of the
 premier leaders in the field on the TMD, dental, orthodontic and
 functional appliance therapy of the treatment of neurological
 conditions (Tourette’s, Cervical Dystonia, Parkinson's, Tardive
 Dyskinesia, Gait Disorders), Vienna, VA

2011 

-Dentosensorimotor Rehabilitation, Las Vegas, NV

-Appliance Therapy Practitioners Group Symposium, Las Vegas, NV

-Advanced Craniomandibular & Cervical Physiopathology,
   Parkersburg, WV

-Orthodontic Winter Retreat, Scottsdale, AZ 

-Cervical-Cranio-Mandibular Restoration, Lincoln, NE

2010 -Appliance Therapy Practitioners Symposium, Las Vegas, NV

-Sleep and Sleep Disorders for the Rehabilitation Professional and
  Evaluation and Treatment of Cervicothoracic Dysfunction,
 St. Louis, MO

-Temporomandibular Disorder and Occlusion Residency Program,
 Parkersburg, WV


2009

 -Advanced Orthodontics Alumni Conference, Chicago, IL

-Academy for Sports Dentistry Symposium, Chicago, IL


2008

 -Botox Dental, Treatment of Muscular Dysfunction through Neuromodulation Los Angeles, CA


2005

  -Advanced Level Two Orthodontics, Parkersburg, WV

-The Institute at Heartland Dental Care, Doctor Dental University
   and Aesthetic Continuum, Effingham, IL