Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Continuing Education
 
 

TMD and Orofacial Pain: An Evidence-Based Approach

 

Daniel M. Laskin, DDS, MS Bhavik Desai, DMD, PhD


Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Audience: Dental Hygienists, Dentists
Credits: 6 CEUs Lecture
Registration Fee: Includes course materials, continental breakfast and lunch.
Early Registration: $169.00 (ends Saturday, May 31st)
Regular Registration: $199.00

Location: VCU School of Dentistry - Perkinson Bldg Rm 3105, 1101 E. Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23298

Map to Event: [Click here for directions]

Course Description: This presentation will provide attendees with current information regarding the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of the various conditions producing orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders.

Topic: Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders
Presenter: Daniel M. Laskin, DDS, MS
AGD Code: TM Disorders - 182

Format: Lecture, Question & Answer Session
Credits: 3 CEUs Lecture

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Identify the various conditions that affect the TMJ and masticatory muscles.
Differentiate between TMJ problems and masticatory muscle problems.
Discuss the etiology of the various temporomandibular disorders (TMDs).
Describe the recommended treatment for the various TMDs.

Topic: It's Not Always the Tooth: A Differential on Oro-facial Pain
Presenter: Bhavik Desai, DMD, PhD
AGD Code: Orofacial Pain - 190

Format: Lecture, Case Presentation, Question & Answer Session, Small Group Discussion
Credits: 3 CEUs Lecture

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Identify common conditions causing oro-facial pain.
Provide a differential diagnosis to temporomandibular joint disorders and odontogenic pain.
Describe medical and conservative treatment options in managing oro-facial pain.
Evaluate appropriate referral sources and times when managing oro-facial pain.

Registration Ends: 6/20/2014 8:00 PM



VCU School of Dentistry 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. VCU School of Dentistry designates this activity for a total of 6.00 continuing education credits.


 


 
 

 


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School of Dentistry
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