Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Gerhard Undt, MD, DMD, PhD
Associate Professor, Hospital for Cranio-Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
Medical University of Vienna
Minimally invasive techniques are widely used for the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. In contrary to open TMJ surgery, these techniques allow to avoid scarring in the tissues surrounding the joint, they permit early mobilization of the jaw and reducing the time of hospitalization. However, a thorough undestanding of TMJ anatomy and pathology is mandatory when performing these techniques.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: