Instructor: Dr. Grant Bowbeer The major cause of almost all TMJ dysfunction is an over closed vertical dimension causing excess pressure in the TMJ fossae when the teeth are in occlusion. This is usually due to the inadequate eruption of the lower posterior teeth. This course will examine effective TMJ diagnosis and TMJ treatment protocol. These treatment techniques will allow the rapid relief of TMJ symptoms within 6-8 weeks and usually a permanent relief of the entire TMJ problem within 4 to 12 months. This method of treating TMJ dysfunction works no matter how long the patient has had a TMJ [...]
Instructor: Dr. Barry Winnick This course considers the U.S.D.I. principles of mechanics for orthodontic treatment. Each classification of malocclusion is evaluated to determine diagnosis, potential treatment mechanics, and treatment timing. The course is intended to provide an outline for treatment planning and act as a guide to individual patient management.
Instructor: Dr. Richard Beistle This course will include detailed instruction on Sassouni analysis. Also, additional measurements are included which define growth tendencies extremely well. This course will provide an excellent working knowledge of Sassouni as well as key measurements derived from other analyses that can be used to support growth predictions and provide additional essential information not gathered from the Sassouni Archial portion of the analysis. Attendees will be able to trace a headplate using the Sassouni technique and will be able to utilize; the tracings to assist in growth and treatment response predictions. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – DAY 2