You cannot practice your best dentistry without a good working knowledge of this TMJ Therapy! – Presented by Dr J.W. ‘Skip’ Truitt.
This seminar will provide an overview on how to treat a patient with TMJ discomfort and pain with medication and physiotherapy; how to diagnose different grades and types of TMJ imbalances; how to treat TMJ disfunction with specialised orthopaedic appliances.
Topics of instruction:
A review of the anatomy of the head, neck and TMJ
Understand why the patient with TMD has symptoms like
head and neck pain, vertigo and bruxing
Diagnosis of internal and external derangements
Classification of derangements
Splint selection, construction and adjustment including equilibration
Physical therapy, stabilisation and finishing TMD cases
Orthodontics including the ALF appliance, adult twin block and many more
Re-treatment of TMD from previous orthodontic treatment