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Integrating Splint Therapy in the Treatment of TMD & Airway Disorders

DeWitt Wilkerson, DMD
Time: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Code: F30 Cost: $35/$50 after Sept. 29
CE Credits:  3 Hour Lecture  |  Subject: TMD/Occulsion |  Recommended for: All Attendees

Occlusal splint therapy is a source of great confusion for most of us. There are several types of splints, used for different dental problems, such as TMD, bruxism, headaches, initial occlusal therapy, and sleep disorders. In this course, a decision tree and checklist will be utilized to guide a thorough discussion of differential diagnosis, splint options, appropriate splint selection, how to determine successful completion of splint therapy, and definitive therapy options.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the three basic splint designs in dentistry.
  • Understand the appropriate application of different splints.
  • Know the difference masticatory disorders treated with occlusal splints.
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