TMJ Dysfunction Course


WEAR FACET: attrition, erosion, and abrasion. Dental abfraction

  • Bruxism. Definition. Classification. Etiology. Clinical and complementary diagnosis. Sleep physiology. Effects of bruxism on the system. Treatment
  • Differential diagnosis of headaches: migraine, tension headache, and cluster headache.
  • Trigeminal neuralgia.

TMJ dysfunction

  • Definition, etiology, and prevalence.
  • Importance of dysfunction in daily practice.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the TMJ
  • Biomechanics of the TMJ.
  • Pain: primary and heterotopic: central, projected, and referred
  • Classification of dysfunction:
  • Muscle disorders. Local myalgia. Myofascial pain
  • Condylar-disc complex alterations. Dislocation with reduction. Reduction dislocation with intermittent blocking. Dislocation without reduction with limitation of opening. Dislocation without reduction without limitation of opening
  • Incompatibility of the articular surfaces: alterations of the articular surfaces, adhesions, hypermobility, and spontaneous dislocation
  • Inflammatory disorders: capsulitis and retrodiscitis
  • Osteoarthritis and osteoarthrosis
  • Differential diagnosis between muscle and joint pathology
  • Medical history directed to TMJ dysfunction. Questions that can never be missing. Practice among students
  • ATM scanning protocol. Manual and functional exploration of the musculature of the stomatognathic system. Manual and functional exploration of the cranio-cervical system.
  • Clinical practice of TMJ examination
  • Supplementary tests. Rx and interpretation of magnetic resonance. Practical examples
  • Treatment: pharmacological, physiotherapy and plaques
  • Surgical treatment: current status.


Place:PgO UCAM New York

Dates: 2021

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Hours: Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

                   Saturday from 10am to 5:30 p.m.


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