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Practical Advanced TMD Practice – Level 1 – LVI Global

September 11, 2016 - September 13, 2016


The Practical Advanced TMD Curriculum is designed to take a serious NM dentist to a level, where he or she can master the patient diagnosis and treatment planning. Topics include Scan Interpretation, TMD, Anatomy, Physiology, Radiology, Pharmacology, Sleep Breathing Disorders, Risk Management, plus much, much more. This level is designed to be a systematic and synergistic educational delivery of the practical, patient-oriented material for maximum absorption that will allow the attendee to become more expertly informed in the field of NM dentistry. This set of courses will allow the participant to troubleshoot the myriad of difficult cases that need differential diagnoses involving the above disciplines.

This course is designed to teach the components of the real world TMD evaluation. You will participate in a hands-on workshop in which we will also discuss TMD records, comprehensive evaluation, head and neck radiographic evaluation and the OSA/TMD relationship. You will also have the opportunity to help solve advanced problem cases with a live patient demo. We will also be reviewing and discussing difficult cases brought by the participants.

The Objectives of this course are for the participant to be able to:

  • Develop a successful TMD practice.
  • Navigate a CBCT.
  • Treatment for acute TMJ pain.

Additional Topics:

  • New GTO science…proof we have a missing link.
  • Were you confused about scan 18? Find out why.
  • How do you know if your patients are adequately relaxed? A sure fire way without having to take any additional scans.
  • Why are many of your patients not getting relaxed from tensing?
  • What should you avoid before taking the bite? Avoid compressing the decompressed.
  • Beyond the GTO bite…What should you do and not do when taking the bite?
  • Learn an immediate posture correction technique.
  • What is normal and abnormal TMJ function?
  • What does “micro-trauma” do in your patients? What are the causes? What do you do about it?
  • Hands-on physical therapy for your patients to help get a good bite the first time.
  • Understanding TMJ anatomy that is PRACTICAL and clinically applicable.
  • Recognize what is normal and abnormal.
  • Understanding the relationship between TMD and OSA.
  • TMJ physical therapy
  • Treatment for acute TMJ pain.
  • How to navigate a CBCT?
  • Where the CBCT data fits within the TMD consult?
  • Trigger points, case stabilization, treating acute inflammation of the joint, recapturing the disc.
  • How to treat and recapture the displaced disc?
  • Advanced Scan Interpretation.


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Las Vegas, NV 89134 United States
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