TMD & Orofacial Pain: Managing Complex Patients
March 13, 2024 @ 8:00 am - March 17, 2024 @ 1:00 pm$6,700
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TMD patients present with a wide range of concerns and symptoms from tension headaches and muscle challenges to significant joint inflammation and breakdown. Accurate thorough diagnosis is the first step and we will work through a systematic process of gathering a history, clinical exam, appropriate radiography and using new technology for joint diagnosis. The course will cover traditional treatment options of appliance therapy and equilibration, but also look at utilizing pharmacology, physical therapy and other non-traditional modalities. Whether your goal is to treat all TMD patients in your practice or selectively treat some types of cases while referring others, this course will address what you need to be successful and productive.
This course is designed for the General dentist or Specialist that would like to deepen their knowledge about treating Facial Pain and TMD patients. We have a very strong team that includes 2 Board certified Orofacial Pain specialists, an Oral Surgeon with Specific TMD training, two General dentists that have limited their practice to treating Facial Pain, and a General dentist that uses this knowledge in daily practice.
- The basic foundation skills needed to be successful in the diagnosis and treating facial pain
- Creating a link between anatomical structures & signs/symptoms that patients present with to the dental office.
- Develop a diagnostic process to understand the most complex patients and recommend treatment.
- Beyond appliance therapy we will explore therapeutic modalities that include medication, trigger point injections, Botox and more.
- Radiology: When does it add diagnostic value and how to interpret the findings.
- Surgical intervention: What are the current procedures we utilize and when are they indicated.
- How to build a network of specialist support.
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 37 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: Most courses require a non-refundable deposit. Requests to cancel must be made in writing.
For courses under $500, payment is due in full at the time of registration. Cancellations received prior to 90 days before the start of the course will be honored minus a $50 administrative fee which is non-refundable.
Courses over $500 require a non-refundable deposit at the time of registration. The tuition balance is due 90 days prior to the start date of the course. Requests received prior to 90 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 90 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 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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