TMD: The Basics Course

TMD: The Basics

Course Objectives

Attendees will be able:

  • to identify the signs and symptoms of TMD
    ● palpate the masticatory and some related head and neck muscles
    ● recognize the pain referral patterns of the masticatory muscles
    ● to perform a basic TMD examination
    ● to establish a TMD diagnosis
    ● to perform basic TMD case documentation
    ● fabricate and modify a simple TMD appliance
    ● manage a Six (6) Week TMD Program
    ● use dental insurance codes for the services offered

The course includes:

  • two (2) informed consent forms
    ● a basic TMD examination form
    ● a TMD progress form for basic TMD patients
    ● a Six (6) Week TMD Program Management Manual

All forms and manuals are provided in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) via email.

Clinician should seriously consider bring their staff to this course since a great deal of the TMD care is managed by your staff. It makes it much easier for staff to attend the course and hear the information directly than the dentist having to repeat it and teach it over again