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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Exploring Myofascial Pain, Oral Motor Disorders And Headaches (LECTURE & LIVE WEBINAR)

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Overview / Abstract:

SYNOPSIS:
This course reviews the appropriate pharmacologic, behavioral, splint therapy and physical medicine management procedures for TMD. For example, myofascial pain-based exercises include stretching, mobilization and manipulation methods. Muscle injections (e.g. trigger point anesthetic and botox injections) and joint injections (e.g. sodium hyaluronate, arthrocentesis and corticosteroids) will be discussed. The commonly used occlusal orthotic devices will also be discussed and the common recommended prescriptions for pain and spasm management will be reviewed.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

Splints, types and indications.
Myofascial pain protocol: exercises, stretching.
TMJ mobilization methods.
Muscle and joint injections.
Medical history.
Trigger point mapping.
Muscle stretching.
Spray and stretch technique.
Injections (trigger points and botox)
Splint selection and delivery.
Physical therapy for TMD.

UPON COMPLETION YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

Be able to select a splint accordingly with a case requirement.
Know how to describe the MFP protocol.
Be familiar with the TMJ mobilization methods.
Know the different injection protocols for TMD and muscle disorders.
Understand the process of establishing a TMJ diagnosis using a standardized TMJ examination.
Know the options for occlusal splint therapy.
Understand the various modalities of physical therapy used for TMD.
Understand the management of chronic myofascial pain using fluorimethane and trigger point therapy.
Know when to perform intramuscular and intra-articular injections.

THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR:

This course is designed for dentists and other health care professionals dealing with orofacial myogenous pain conditions and headaches in the orofacial region.

TUITION:

Before March 1, 2019
Dentist: $495; Dentist Webinar: $420
Auxiliary: $425; Auxiliary Webinar: $360

After March 1, 2019
Dentist: $575; Dentist Webinar: $490
Auxiliary: $495; Auxilary Webinar: $420

Expiration

Apr 12, 2019

Discipline(s)

Dental CDE

Credits / Hours

14

Accreditation

ADA

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Glenn Clark, DDS, MS, Mariela Padilla, DDS, MEd, Rick Borquez, DDS, Sal Manrriquez, DDS, Kamal Al-Eryani, DDS, PhD, Mohammad Khalifeh, DDS, MS

Keywords / Search Terms

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Free CE CME

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