SESSION 7:  Learn how and when to treat TMD patients; Owen´s Diagnosis System and Common Sense Mechanics Part 2

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Session 7

Session 7

TMD Overview
Centric Relation, leaf guage, Anterior Deprogrammer
Mounting Models with face bciw
General anatomy: joint, muscles
Examination: how and when to treat
Occslusal principles, articulators
Bruxism, Vertical dimension (Spear)
TMJ anatomy, normal vs. abnormal
Myofacial pain and dysfunction trigger points (Janet Travell)
Radiographic Examination, iCATS, MRI, Doppler Diagnosis
Intra vs. Extra capsular problems
Flow chart progression of Tx
How to choose the correct orthotic
Treatment and Physiotherapy
The SAM system
Current Research
Laser (soft) therapy
Differential Diagnosis and much more
Owen’s Diagnostic System
A combination of many Dx systems
Visual treatment objectives
Lab exercises explaining the 23 factor system case presentation
Common Sense Mechanics (Mulligan) Part II
A review of part I
Extraction Mechanics
Bicuspid extraction cases
retraction of cuspids
Molar protraction
Wires and Pliers used
Pure intrusion: The cantilever principle, cantilevered overlay

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Upon Completion of this session, the participant will be able to demonstrate:
• How to use COMMON SENSE MECHANICS PART 2, PARTIAL STRAP UP vs FULL STRAP UP, The CANTILEVER, PRINCIPLE, OVERLAY ARCHES & EXTRACTION MECHANICS
• A thorough understanding of the T.M.J.C.R, General anatomy, How to EXAMINE THE JOINT, OCCLUSAL PRINCIPLE, ABNORMAL ANATOMY, TRIGGER POINTS
• How to choose an OCCLUSAL APPLICANCE for TMD Patients
• An understanding of OWEN’S DIAGNOSIS, hands on Ceph Exercises
• How to deal with IMPACTED CUSPIDS
• How to choose an OCCLUSAL APPLICANCE for TMD Patients
20 AGD Credits per Session, 15 RCDSO “Category 2” CE per Session

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