Educational History, Accreditations and Certifications


Angela Tenholder DMD, FAACP, DABCDSM

1984 – Millstadt Consolidated Grade School
1988 – Belleville Township West High School
1994 – Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Certifications and Accreditations

2018     Board Member - Academy of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine

2018     Pre-Fellow Status, Academy of General Dentistry

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

2017     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, American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine

2013     Fellow, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

Continued Education

(Partial Listing)


2018 -Course Director and Instructor – The Why Behind The Wire/ALF 101 (July 2018)

-Conference Director, Presenter and Course Instructor – International ALF

InterFACE Conference

-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  -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  

-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