Okeson JeffreyThe Clinical Management of TMD

Friday, May 10

Time:  1:15 - 4:15 pm
                                                     
Course Code:  F 410
 
Quick Summary:  How often have you been frustrated by the inability to diagnose and/or successfully treat patients with TMD symptoms?  Dr. Okeson (you might have read his textbook) breaks it down for you with a simplistic, easy to navigate protocol.
 
Fee:  Dentists $70   All Others $15
 
Course Description:  This course will present management options for the TMD patient.  The therapies will be based on the current available scientific evidence.  The use of occlusal appliances for TMD, along with any indications for permanent occlusal therapy, will be explained.
 
Learning objectives:
  1. Learn a conservative approach to managing muscle pain disorders.
  2. Learn a conservative approach to managing intracapsular pain disorders.
  3. Understand why and how occlusal appliances may assist in the management of TMD.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, Clinical & Business Assistants, and Laboratory Technicians
 
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
 
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  182, 185, 181