Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00PM - 3:00PM
M. Franklin Dolwick, DMD, PhD
Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Florida College of Dentistry
The diagnosis and management of TMJ pain and dysfunction are generally made more complicated than necessary. This presentation reviews diagnostic criteria for myofascial pain, internal derangement and osteoarthritis and presents a practical approach for their management. Non-surgical treatments, arthrocentesis and arthroscopic lavage and lysis will be discussed. Finally, the criteria and surgical techniques for arthroplasty will be presented.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: