Okeson JeffreyUnderstanding Temporomandibular Disorders: The Facts and Fantasies

Friday, May 10

Time:  8:15 - 11:15 am
Course Code:  F 310
Quick Summary:  Most dentists agree that TMD is one of the most confusing and frustrating disciplines of dentistry.  Yet, you have patients with symptoms who could benefit from your care.  From one of the premier speakers on the subject comes a common sense, easily digestible explanation of what, how, and when to treat.
Fee:  Dentists $70   All Others $15
Course Description:  This course will present a sound, straightforward approach to the differential diagnosis of TMD.  Etiologic factors which will allow the clinician to select the most appropriate and effective treatment for the patient.  Dr. Okeson will separate the facts from the fantasies regarding TMD.
Learning objectives:
  1. To identify those pain disorders that will likely respond to your therapy from those that will not.
  2. Understand the relationship between occlusion and temporo-mandibular disorders.
  3. Identify the most favorable condylar position for restorative dentistry and TMD.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, Clinical & Business Assistants, and Laboratory Technicians
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  180, 182, 201, 202