Dr Dan Hanson -

Dr Dan Hanson works in the dental setting in his capacities as a mentor, clinical consultant, orofacial myofunctional therapist and Buteyko breathing educator.

Dr Dan Hanson BDS

Dr Dan Hanson is co-founder of Myofocus, and The Myofunctional Space, inventor of Sleepystrip nasal breathing tape, and founder of BreathCoachEducation.Com. He was also a founding member of ‘The Tongue Tie Institute’.

The Myofunctional Space at The Health Lodge is operated by Dr Dan and Dr Mona Board. They work collaboratively to offer Orofacial Myofunctional Pre-Orthodontics, click here to learn more.

Dan has been a Buteyko Institute breathing educator and an active member of the Buteyko Institute of Breathing and Health since 2012.

Prior to co-founding Myofocus, he was lecturer and Principal Dentist for MRC (Myobrace), and has lectured to professional dental audiences all over the world since 2015 with locations including Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, France, Japan and Malaysia.

Dan is a dentist with a breadth of experience that he shares in his capacities as a mentor, clinical consultant, orofacial myofunctional therapist and Buteyko breathing educator.

Dan continues to work in his breathing clinic as a Buteyko practitioner and is a board member of IFUNA (the ‘International Functional Association’).

Outside of the myofunctional, orthodontic and airway sphere, Dan is founder of ‘The Community Solution’ with a mission to encourage more local grass roots communities to form, in order to help people to adapt, connect and thrive.

Dan is a professional facilitator working for several national and internationally recognised organisations on rites of passage programs, assisting teenage boys to transition into healthy young men. He is also a men’s coach and group personal development facilitator with a passion for self-inquiry, providing transformational experiences for private individuals as well as businesses via his website BreatheHealthRetreats.Com

Born in Liverpool, England, Dan is married to Rach and lives in Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Biological Dentist Byron Bay Dr Dan Hanson The Health Lodge

At The Health Lodge, our Integrative Doctors (GPs) in Byron Bay are committed to giving you a level of health care that combines a medical and holistic approach. They practice functional medicine, a discipline focused on treating the underlying causes of disease, rather than on the symptoms alone. With a strong knowledge of how to successfully combine complementary and allied healthcare, our professional team is at the forefront of functional healthcare. 

This collaborative and integrative approach ensures that you receive multiple treatment modalities and the collective knowledge of a dedicated team of professionals.