Managing Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) in General Dentistry
This one-day hands-on course will introduce you to the symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for patients.
This course will cover:
symptoms and clinical manifestation of the TMD patient
function and physiology of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
causes of, and various conditions which lead to, TMD
the diagnosis pathway and required diagnostic examinations
management of the acute TMD symptoms
TMD occlusal complications to the restorative treatment
splints fabrication, including Michigan splints, which patients need splints, what is sent to the laboratory, how to fit the splint
The possible treatment options covered in the course are:
prescribed medications and complimentary therapies
surgical treatment: how is the general dental practitioner (GDP) involved? When should you refer and to whom?
splints and Michigan splint fabrication, both traditional and digital
This course is run by the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London which has a broad range of continuing professional development (CPD) short courses. These provide hands-on training from experienced staff in dedicated facilities.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
diagnose and help treat the acute symptoms of the TMD patient
fabricate and fit a Michigan Splint
Who this course is for
The course is aimed at dentists at any stage of their career.
You may be:
an established dentist wanting to refresh your knowledge and skills in new techniques
a young dentist wanting to build your abilities
You must hold an approved dental qualification.
CPD points and certificate
The course will give you 6.5 hours of verifiable CPD. You'll also get a certificate of attendance.
Tel: +44 (0)20 8016 7600
Eastman Dental Hospital
256 Grays Inn road ,
Tel: 020 3456 7899
University College Hospital
235 Euston Rd,
Tel: 020 3456 7890
University College London Hospital
235 Euston Road,
Tel: 020 3456 7890