Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency Overview

The Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency is a comprehensive 2-session, 38 CE Credit program designed to give dental practices the knowledge and guidance to fully incorporate orofacial pain treatment into their practice.

The program is led by industry mentors Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS, RPSGT, D.ABDSM, DABCP, DABCDSM, DABOP and former AACP president Dr. Terry Bennett, DDS, D.ABDSM, D.ABCP, D.ABCDSM.

With an emphasis on hands-on learning, attendees gain the skills and confidence needed to be successful in all aspects of TMD & craniofacial pain treatment.

Session 1 consists of neuroanatomy, the concepts and fundamentals of pain, musculoskeletal disorders, neuropathic disorders, neurovascular disorders, and hands-on examination and documentation systems, and finishing with medical billing for TMD treatment.

Session 2 includes imaging, pharmaceuticals, and adjunct therapy for orofacial pain. Therapy for craniomandibular disorders, orthotic therapy, and a review of other common orofacial pain conditions is covered before diving into hands-on injection therapy, and closing with sleep and pain, and case studies.

38 CE Credits



  Dentist      $6,995

Team Member      $4,995

(Price Includes Both Sessions)




Dr. Mayoor Patel

Dr. Terry Bennett

Program Highlights

  • Start to finish hands-on walkthroughs: including screening, exams, impressions, appliance delivery, injections, medical billing, and followups.
  • Learn the screening and treatment protocol from the masters – Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS and Dr. Terry Bennett, DMD.



8:00am Introduction/Announcements 8:00am Taking and Understanding Patient History 8:00am Review of Orofacial Pain Conditions
8:15am Anatomy and Neuroanatomy 10:00am Break 9:00am Diagnostic Injections – Theory
10:00am Break 10:15am Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders 10:00am Break
10:15am Basic Concept of Pain; Science of Pain 12:00pm Lunch 10:15am Getting Paid
12:00pm Lunch 1:00pm Neuropathic Disorders
1:00pm Comprehensive Head/Neck Examination 2:45pm Break
3:00pm Break 3:00pm Neurovascular Disorders
3:15pm Hands-on Examination/Documentation Systems



8:00am Introduction/Announcements 8:00am Therapy for Craniomandibular Disorders
8:15am Review Anatomy and Neuroanatomy 10:00am Break
9:15am Imaging for Craniofacial Pain 10:15am Orthotic Therapy
10:00am Break 12:00pm Lunch
10:15am Pharmaceuticals for Orofacial Pain 1:00pm Review of Common Orofacial Pain Conditions
12:00pm Lunch 2:45pm Break
1:00pm Adjunct Therapy to Orofacial Pain 3:00pm Hands on Injections
3:00pm Break
3:15pm Interactive Case Learning


Class A Course Location

Craniofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Center of Georgia
200 Ashford Center N, Ste 195. Atlanta, GA 30338

Class B Course Location

Nierman Practice Management Training Center
221 Old Dixie Hwy, Suite 5.Tequesta, FL 33469

Upcoming Dates

1nov - 3All DayOrofacial Pain Mini-Residency Class B (Session 1)Speaker: Mayoor Patel & Terry Bennett Location: Jupiter, FL

17jan - 18All DayOrofacial Pain Mini-Residency Class B (Session 2)Speaker: Mayoor Patel & Terry Bennett Location: Jupiter, FL

24jul - 26All Day2020 Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency (Session 1)Speaker: Mayoor Patel & Terry Bennett Location: Atlanta, GA

25sep - 27All Day2020 Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency (Session 2)Speaker: Mayoor Patel & Terry Bennett Location: Atlanta, GA

Reserve your spot today. Call 1-800-879-6468 option 3, email jon@dentalwriter.com, or click below

PACEProgram Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance bya state of provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 8/1/2016 to 7/31/2019

Refund and Cancellation Policies:
All cancellations are to be made in writing. Registrations may be refunded at 100% if cancelled within the first 7 days of registration. An assessment fee of 30% will be taken for cancellations 8 days after registration if prior to 21 days before the course. An assessment fee of 50% will be taken for cancellations that are 21 days before the course or less. Attendees can transfer their registration to another course without penalty up until 10 days prior to course. Within 10 days of course, a 20% penalty to transfers will be applied.