A Practical Guide for Basic TMJ Management for the Recent Graduate

  • Friday 1/28/2022
  • Time: 8:00 - 10:00 am
  • Course Code: 416RL
  • Cost: $59
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 203
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
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Courtney Brady, DMD is a Massachusetts native having grown up on the beaches of Cape Cod. She is a graduate of Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine, class of 2011. She attended the prestigious University of Florida’s AEGD residency where she had the opportunity to learn firsthand from Dr. Peter Dawson. During her residency, Dr. Brady also received her fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Brady took her teachings from residency and grew upon them with countless hours of continuing education from world renowned speakers and mentors. Dr. Brady has served on many committees with both the Academy of General Dentistry and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She has served as Massachusetts AGD President and has lectured on both a local and national level to dental students and new graduates. Dr. Brady is in private practice in Westborough, MA where she focuses on comprehensive care that hinges on occlusion, TMD therapy, and esthetics.

In this course geared to new dentists, doctors will be exposed to simple rules for identifying the source of and treating the most common occlusal and TMJ related orofacial pain encountered in everyday dentistry. The instructor will include a review of the most common mediators of facial pain and when and how to effectively use occlusal devices and other treatment regimes to treat conservatively and effectively. This course aims to synthesize several years of CE around TMJ and orofacial pain into a practical guide that will allow dentists to gain comfort in managing common TMJ issues in an everyday general practice setting.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Identify occlusal factors that may contribute to orofacial pain symptoms
  • Develop processes for properly managing patients with most common forms of facial pain
  • Incorporate properly designed occlusal splints into basic TMJ treatment
  • Understand the most common sources of dental-related facial pain
  • Determine which patients are appropriate to treat in a general dental practice setting
Recommended Audience: Dentist