Roberto Ricci, OTR, M.S.

Roberto Ricci, OTR, MS (Applied Breathing Sciences)
Specializing in respiratory training and stress adaptation

Respiras Breathing, LLC
Private practice

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 29, 2019
International Academy of Endodontics, Annual Meeting
The Scottsdale Princess Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
“The Stress-Breathing Connection In Atypical Orofacial Pain."
Discover the role of stress-breathing-related physiologic disturbances as a causative role in atypical facial pain development.


Stress-breathing connection to orofacial pain
Diurnal maladaptive stress responses leading to nocturnal parafunctional habits and vice versa
Physiological and psychosocial models of pain


Learning objectives: 

  1. Expand your toolbox the diagnostic criteria.
  2. Learn how disturbed breathing causes stress manifestations in your patient.
  3. Patient education and short term intervention.



American Thoracic Society
About the Presenter:
Roberto Ricci is an occupational therapist and respiratory consultant whose work is dedicated to uncovering the effects of disordered breathing patterns as they relate to chronic illnesses, pain syndromes, and sleep disorders. Roberto is an educator, researcher, scientist, and lecturer in the United States and Japan. He has also served as a consultant for the U.S. Army, training soldiers on respiratory efficiency for adaptation to combat-related stress.