TMJoint Subjects for Lectures, Study Clubs, Panel Discussions:
001. Current Treatment Protocol for TM Disorders
Patient Presentations with TMD: Symptoms and signs
TMD Patients in your field of practice
Treatment: TMJ Adaptation + Joint Based Occlusion + Myofascial Pain
Medical Insurance and effect on treatment acceptance
Role of the TMD practice in the health care system
Prognosis and long term care for your patient with TMD
002. MRI and CT Imaging Analysis for TMD’s
Specific strengths of both MRI and CT scans
Reading scans with your computer step by step
Checklist for specific degenerative conditions
Associating signs and symptoms with scans
Specifications for ordering scans
003. Joint Structures in the TMJ and Arthritis: Types of Disorders
CT and MRI images of structures in the TM Joint
Arthritic degradation types in the TM joint
Restricted movement accelerates joint deterioration.
Treatment and Prognosis of TMD: Definition of a "Well Adapted Joint"
Achieving stability through adaptation of various joint tissues.
004. Teeth & TMD: Occlusal Analysis, Adjustment, & Dental Restoration
CT and MRI images of occlusal disease effects in the TM Joint
Occlusal Disease as a result and cause of TMD.
Restoring joint stability for the patient with arthritic TM joints.
Restoring occlusion based on the stable TM joints.
Orthodontics and Oral Surgery to restore joint based occlusion
005. Muscles and TMD: Incoordinated Muscle Function in TM Disorders
CT and MRI imaging of TMD related to muscle dysfunction
Coordinated muscle function for the TM joints.
Incoordinated muscle function and charting the pain in diagnostics
Effects of over use, under use, and incoordination
Restoring muscle function with orthotics and Botox
006. Pain: Myofascial, Headache, Referred, and Chronic
CT and MRI's images of TMD effects that lead to pain
Shooting, radiating, burning: How they differ and What it means
Charting myofascial pain in diagnosis
Headache, eye and ear pain often relate to TMD
Resolving muscle pain as a result of stabilizing the TM joint
Referred pain and chronic pain and neurology
Injections for diagnostics and use of Botox
007. Triage for the TM Patient in Crisis
CT and MRI's images of TMD crisis patients
Short term effects of trauma and whiplash
Long term degenerative conditions and flare-ups
Jaw-locked checklist: Causes and remedies
Pain checklist: Management and remedies
Extreme pain: Entry Points for Care
Dangerous case checklist: What to do first
Common ER treatments
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