2021 Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency


In-Person and Virtual Availability

Session 2: October 8-10, 2021, Atlanta, GA

Join us for Session 2 and receive the high-definition recording for Session 1Register Now

Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency Details

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


In-Person / Livestream Pricing:

  Dentist      $6,995

Team Member      $4,995

(Price Includes Both Sessions)


On-Demand Pricing:

 90-Day Mini-Residency Replay Access     $4,495

Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency At a Glance

  • Gain a deep understanding of the WHY through the anatomy and neuroanatomy connection with TMD and orofacial pain.
  • Start to finish orofacial pain implementation and hands-on walkthroughs: including questionnaire intake, exam and workups, muscle palpations, appliances, trigger-point injections, medical billing, followups, referrals, and marketing.
  • Learn differential diagnosis and treatment protocol from orofacial pain mentors Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS and Dr. Terry Bennett, DMD. Be equipped to troubleshoot all scenarios with TMJ and pain patients.

Upcoming Dates for the Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency

No Events

Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency Location

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

Hotel Recommendations 



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


Join our Cross-Coding Course Next Door!

Rose and Jon Nierman with Cross Coding Attendees

Learn how to get paid by medical insurance in dentistry from start-to-finish with Cross-Coding icon Rose Nierman.

Next door, bring your team where they will learn how to successfully bill medical insurance and also increase your reimbursement, case acceptance, and bottom line for sleep apnea, TMD, implants, oral surgeries, frenectomies, and more. Register today!


Mayoor Patel

Dr. Mayoor Patel, DDS, MS

Dr. Terry Bennett

Dr. Terry Bennett, DMD

Rose Nierman, RDH

Orofacial Pain Mini-Residency Testimonials

Register Now


Experience our live event in-person for the full hands-on experience.


Join our interactive livestream from the comfort of your office or home.

Thank You To Our Platinum Sponsors

Nierman PM Sponsor- General Sleep
Nierman PM Sponsor- Kettenbach Dental
Nierman PM Sponsor- True Function Lab
NiermanPM Sponsor Dynaflex
NiermanPM Sponsor SomnoMed

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Nierman PM Sponsor- Airway Management
Nierman PM Sponsor- ProSomnus
Nierman PM Sponsor- APEX dental
Nierman PM Sponsor- Quick Splint
Nierman PM Sponsor- Dental Warranty
Nierman PM Sponsor- VirtuSLEEP
Nierman PM Sponsor- Fotona
Nierman PM Sponsor- Whip Mix
AGD Pace Logo 8.1.19-7.31.21

Refund and Cancellation Policies:
All cancellations are to be made in writing. Registrations may be refunded at 100% if canceled within the first 24 hours of registration. Attendees can transfer their registration to another course one time without penalty up until 10 days prior to the course. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within 10 days of the course.