Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): An Interprofessional Clinical Approach

Boston, MA •October 4, 2019, 9:00 AM - October 6, 2019, 5:00 PM

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

 

This program is designed for dentists who would like to increase their knowledge of TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder), and is suitable for both beginners and for individuals who have previous experience with TMD patients. Course participants will engage in lectures, group discussions and extensive hands-on workshops. This course will include detailed information on the management of TMD symptoms associated with the use of mandibular advancement.

The program will provide a clear understanding regarding the need for multidisciplinary approach in the management of patients with TMD. At the completion of the program, participants should be able to understand the correlation between the jaw, muscles, head, cervical spine and body posture in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with temporomandibular disorders.

 

Learning Methods:

 

  • Lectures
  • Clinical case-based learning
  • Extensive hands-on sessions

 

Topics:

 

  • Three Dimensional Concepts of Dental Occlusion
  • Anatomy and Physiology of TMJ
  • Epidemiology and Classification of TMD
  • Myofascial Related Disorders
  • TMJ Related Disorders
  • Diagnoses and Imaging of TMD
  • Clinical History and Examination of TMD Patient
  • Oral Appliance Therapy
  • Cervical Spine and Body Posture as it relates to TMD
  • The role of Physical Therapy in the management of TMD
  • Adjuncts Therapy for the management of TMD
  • Clinical Case-Based learning


Location/Venue
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
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Course Information

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

 

This program is designed for dentists who would like to increase their knowledge of TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder), and is suitable for both beginners and for individuals who have previous experience with TMD patients. Course participants will engage in lectures, group discussions and extensive hands-on workshops. This course will include detailed information on the management of TMD symptoms associated with the use of mandibular advancement.

The program will provide a clear understanding regarding the need for multidisciplinary approach in the management of patients with TMD. At the completion of the program, participants should be able to understand the correlation between the jaw, muscles, head, cervical spine and body posture in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with temporomandibular disorders.

 

Learning Methods:

 

  • Lectures
  • Clinical case-based learning
  • Extensive hands-on sessions

 

Topics:

 

  • Three Dimensional Concepts of Dental Occlusion
  • Anatomy and Physiology of TMJ
  • Epidemiology and Classification of TMD
  • Myofascial Related Disorders
  • TMJ Related Disorders
  • Diagnoses and Imaging of TMD
  • Clinical History and Examination of TMD Patient
  • Oral Appliance Therapy
  • Cervical Spine and Body Posture as it relates to TMD
  • The role of Physical Therapy in the management of TMD
  • Adjuncts Therapy for the management of TMD
  • Clinical Case-Based learning


Lodging Information
The hotels listed below are within walking distance of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and offer a Tufts rate to program participants. Because rates vary depending on availability, please book your room early.

Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont
275 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Reservations: 800.321.2211
Phone: 617.426.1400
Fax: 617.482.6730
www.CourtyardBostonTremont.com

The DoubleTree Hotel
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.956.7900
Fax: 617.956.7901
www.hiltonfamilyboston.com/downtown

The W Hotel Boston
100 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.261.8700
Fax: 617.310.6730
www.WHotels.com/boston
Speaker Information
NOSHIR R. MEHTA, B.D.S., D.M.D., M.D.S., M.S. Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Service, Senior Consultant, Craniofacial Pain Center; Associate Dean, Global Relations, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Certified by the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

LEOPOLDO CORREA, B.D.S., M.S., Associate Professor and Division Head, Department of Dental Sleep Medicine, Craniofacial Pain Center, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 6.0 continuing education credits.

ADA CERP Continuing Education Recognition Program 
Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date 11/15-12/19. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/goto/cerp
Cancellation Policy
The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. The school will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, the Division of Continuing Education may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.

Refunds

Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for participant no-shows.
20.0 CEU's for $2,000
Registration Information
This is not an introductory course. The applicant should have a working knowledge of dental X-ray machines and their use. Applicants should also be familiar with dental radiology-related concepts and terminology.

For questions about this program please contact Tufts Department of Continuing Education directly at: 617-636-6629 or dentalce@tufts.edu.


Target Audiences
GPs, Specialists