Temporomandibular Disorders

A series of lectures intended to expose the student to the core concepts and current information necessary for a thorough and appropriate assessment and examination of the patient to be able to diagnose oral parafunction and other factors in the development of dysfunction of mandibular movements and the TMJs.

Topics include: Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the Temporomandibular Joint and associated musculature, Radiographic imaging techniques, intraoral and extra-oral, their interpretation and assessment and occlusal splint designs, repositioning appliances and previsualization.