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PROS 409 - Advanced TMD & Sleep Disordered Breathing


Cr Hrs: 1 (17-0-0)

The course will cover the anatomical and neurological components of the Temporomandibular joint as well as the basic treatment modalities for TMD. It will address the various aspects of sleep disordered breathing and treatment. Other topics include how to perform a proper clinical exam; the symptoms of TMD and SDB and how they are related; neuroanatomy; muscle anatomy of these structures and their function; differential diagnosis between TMD pain from pulpal, periodontal ligament, and other causes of pain; electro diagnostics; causes of bruxism; recapturing a displaced disc; pharmacology for orofacial/craniofacial pain; various types of headaches and the treatment of such; diagnosis, indications, and protocols for various orthotics; phototherapy; other physical medicine modalities; other craniomandibular disorders (typical and atypical neuralgias); arthrocentesis; nutrition as related to chronic TMD patient; stabilization of the TMJ followed by rehabilitation; and many case reviews.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Instructional Method: Lecture
Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Fall, Spring

Instructor of Record, Spring: Michael A McBride



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