Over the Shoulder: TMJ & Airway Anatomy Cadaver Course


In-Person and Virtual Livestream Options

June 25, 2021 – Jersey City, NJ


Register Now

Course Details

This dental CE over-the-shoulder TMJ and airway cadaver course is a unique opportunity to increase your knowledge in orofacial pain, TMJ, and sleep apnea treatment.

Understanding anatomy is a key component to success in these fields, and this workshop provides in-depth training with cadavers for visualizing the anatomy of the head and neck.

Learn from orofacial pain specialists Dr. Brijesh Chandwani, Dr. Offiong Aqua, Dr. Jonathan Lown, MD, and a multidisciplinary team through lectures, demonstrations, and over-the-shoulder dissection in this one day workshop.

Dr. Brijesh Chandwani hands-on lecture about TMD


8 CE Credits

Seminar Pricing:

Dentist     $2495
Team        $1495


Brijesh Chandwani

Dr. Brijesh Chandwani, DMD

Dr. Offiong Aqua

Dr. Offiong Aqua, MD

Jonathan Lown

Dr. Jonathan Lown, MD

Course Date

25jun8:00 am5:30 pmOver the Shoulder: TMJ & Airway Anatomy Cadaver CourseIN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL8:00 am - 5:30 pm 159 Morgan Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302Speaker:Dr. Brijesh Chandwani, Dr. Offiong Aqua, & Dr. Jonathan Lown Location:Jersey City, NJ / Interactive Livestream


Digital Brochure Button


Course Objectives

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the anatomy of the head, neck, and TMJ.
  • Understand how to incorporate the knowledge of anatomy for orofacial pain diagnosis and treatment.
  • Build your skills through over-the-shoulder cadaver training.



7:30- 8:00 AM Breakfast & Registration
8:00-8:30 AM Introduction to TMJ and Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Importance of Anatomy in Successful Diagnosis and Optimal Treatment
8:30-10:00 AM

‘Over the Shoulder’ Session 1: Masticatory Muscles.

– Anatomy of masticatory muscles including cervical musculature.

– Landmarks/clinical considerations for muscle injections using different agents (Botulinum toxin, Steroids, Local anesthetics).

– Complications from injections: why and how to minimize.

10:00-10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM-12:00 PM

‘Over the Shoulder’ Session 2: TMJ

– Anatomy of TM joint

– Internal derangements

– Degenerative joint disease

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch/Clinical Cases (TMJ Disorders)
1:00-3:00 PM

‘Over the Shoulder’ Session 3: Trigeminal Nerve

– Anatomy of the mandibular and maxillary nerves

– Nerve blocks: landmarks and clinical considerations

3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-5:00 PM

‘Over the Shoulder’ Session 4: Upper airway

– Anatomy of the upper airway

– Clinical considerations: patient selection, patient education, treatment selections

5:00-5:30 PM Sleep Apnea Clinical Cases

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!

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
Nierman Cross-Coding ADA CERP

Nierman Practice Management is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Nierman Practice Management designates this activity for 7-11 continuing education credits.

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. Within 10 days of this course a 20% transfer penalty will be applied.