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05-5631-17042: TMD Diagnosis and Pathology

Course Abstract:

Contact Hours (CE): The Academy of Dental Learning and OSHA Training, LLC, designates this activity for 5 continuing education credits (5 CEs).
Cost: $50.00
Questions? Contact Us: Phone: 800-522-1207, Fax: 800-886-3009, or Email: cesupport@dentallearning.org
Published: June 2013
Updated: August 2017
Expires: September 2020
Pages: 41
Course Instructor: William D. Bellavia, DDS, MAGD, FAANaOS-L, FABDMS-C
Megan Wright, RHD, MS
No conflicts of interest are reported by the author or by educational planning committee members.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the student will:
  • Identify the major symptoms of Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD).
  • Know the major diseases of TMD.
  • Know the steps necessary in diagnosis.
  • Understand disc issues related to TMD.
  • Identify the major tools needed for evaluation and diagnosis.
  • Understand the importance of radiographs in evaluation.

Course Description

TMD Diagnosis and Pathology is is a stand alone course and also the second module in a three part series on Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. This course offers a comprehensive review of the symptoms, types of pain in the TMD evaluation, specific diseases in TMD, differential diagnoses, steps in the clinical examination, and use of radiographic imaging in the diagnostic process. This course is suitable for dentists who wish to add to their clinical knowledge via skillsets in identifying and treating patients who present with TMJ Disorder offered by Dr. William Bellavia, faculty for Occlusion and TMJ disorders. This course is not a substitute for advanced clinical training with a clinical instructor.

How to Take This Course

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Contact Hours: 5.00
Price: $50.00

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