TMD: Foundational Principles and Current Update
October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 19 @ 1:00 pm$5500
This course is designed to present what is the leading edge in treating TMD and facial pain, and also emphasize the foundation skills you need to be on the leading edge. Dentistry is emerging as a main player in total body health addressing the issues of whole-body inflammation, Airway, and Cranial/Cervical/Dental alignment. Temporomandibular Disorders and Obstructive Sleep Apnea are both end-stage diseases. Being able to identify problems before major symptoms develop can positively alter the course of a patient’s life. The rewards you receive in improving the lives of others is beyond words.
- The basic foundation skills needed to be successful in the diagnosis and treating facial pain
- TMD is not a single disease: It is 190 different diseases with different treatments
- What is new now and future trends in diagnosing and treating TMDs
- Most TMDs are end-stage diseases: How to identify early and prevent future TMD patients
- Whole body inflammation and its role in facial pain
- Dentistry’s ever-expanding role into total body health: How to be on the leading edge
- The Airway and TMD connection: Identifying airway issues before apnea develops
- Pediatric Airway: Screening, Diagnosing and Treating
- Many different approaches to making more room for the tongue
- The “Other” diseases of facial pain
- Occlusal Muscle Dysfunction is still very relevant: identifying and treating
*This Course Format will alternate every other year with the 5 day TMD program that is case-based.
The Pankey Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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 hours by boards of dentistry. The Pankey Institute designates this activity for 21 continuing education credits.
To enhance your learning experience and ease your travel, we offer accommodations on-site at The Pankey Institute. Each bedroom has a full bathroom ensuite and amenities such as TV, hairdryer, small steamers in each wardrobe and plush Pankey Lodge robes for your use. We also have a very large living room and kitchen for your personal relaxation. The One Club at The Pankey Institute is located on the second floor of the Institute.
To inquire about pricing, availability and further information, please contact Participant Services at 305.428.5500 or 1.800.4-PANKEY
Refund/Cancellation Policy: A $1000.00 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. The tuition balance is due 60 days prior to the start date of the course. Requests to cancel must be made in writing. Requests received prior to 60 days before the start of the course will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit and 50% of the course tuition, however, the remaining tuition may be transferred to another course date. No refunds or transfers will be issued for cancellations received within 60 days of the start of the course. Please allow 3 weeks for processing of refunds. Pankey reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course or scheduled faculty with advance notice to the registrant. In no event shall Pankey be liable for any cancellation or change penalties assessed by the airlines, hotels, or other travel related expenses as a result of course date changes or course cancellations including changes related to weather, natural disasters, or other unforeseen events.
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The L.D. Pankey Dental Foundation, aka The Pankey Institute is a nonprofit corporation organized and chartered in the State of Florida that accepts all registrants regardless of age, race, sex, creed, national or ethnic origin, and it does not discriminate on any such basis with respect to its activities, programs, and policies. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll free (800-435-7352) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.