This sequel to Spear’s TMD – Joints, Muscles, Occlusion and Posture workshop continues the investigation of the diagnosis and therapy for temporomandibular disorder patients. A larger percentage of time in TMD II is dedicated to the evaluation of imaging and cases.
You will also learn how to plan the restorative phase of treatment for TMD patients. The use of technology in diagnosis and therapy will be discussed and included in exercises with bioresearch equipment available for exercises. Participants are encouraged to bring records for diagnostic discussion by the group.
Main Body Participants will learn:
Identification and examination of the muscles in the head and neck?
How and when to order imaging (CT and MRI) ?
Reading and interpreting CT and MRI ?
Identifying patients at high risk for dental treatment ?
How to identify postural changes associated with TMD ?
How vision and the vestibular system affect TM disorders ?
Why and how to refer to physical therapy ?
Diagnostic equipment that may assist the clinician?
Therapeutic equipment (cold laser and others) ?
Restorative considerations for TMD patients ?
… And more!
Ernie Anderson, Dr.
Herb Blumenthal, Dr.
Gary DeWood, Dr. Spear Education
John Droter, Dr.
Kathy Johnson, Dr.
Fees $5,495 U.S.
Additional Info:Earn 24 CE credits; Spear is ADA and AGD certified.
Prerequisites: TMD Joints, Muscles, Occlusion and Posture recommended but not required.