Virtual Seminar: TMJ for the Dental Sleep Medicine Practice 


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Course Details

Become a more well-rounded sleep-apnea and TMD dentist and provide the best quality care for your patientsThere is a strong correlation between obstructive sleep apnea and TMD. Often your sleep apnea patients will present with TM disorders and vice versa. Therefore it is important to be well-versed in the temporomandibular joint when treating obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy.

This course will provide a solid foundation on TMJ and TMD treatment for dental sleep medicine practitioners, including the correlation of TMJ and sleep disorders, how to minimize TMD issues with oral appliance therapy, the various treatment options for TMD patients, how to treat patients with both sleep apnea and TMD, and more.

If you are a dental sleep medicine practitioner, this course is essential to have under your belt.

A TMJ and orofacial screening should be incorporated into every sleep apnea exam to identify, document, and review any underlying pain or TMJ disorder.

This program features multiple hands-on sessions, including the TMD and sleep examination/workup, as well as trigger-point injections, quicksplints, spray-and-stretch, and other TMD treatment components.

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10 CE Credits



30-Day Access Pass: $1495



Spk-PatelDr. Mayoor Patel

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On-Demand, Virtual Seminar

TMJ For The Dental Sleep Medicine Practice: 30-Day Access Pass  -$1,495.00 


This virtual seminar is designed to increase your understanding and proficiency in managing TMJ-related issues in sleep apnea and general patients.

In this stream, Dr. Patel shows participants how to screen, identify, manage, and co-treat patients with sleep apnea and TMJ disorders.

This course also covers how to triage patients with sleep & TMJ disorders and how to implement trigger point injections.

Course Objectives

  • Minimize side effects and/or address any TMJ issues that may arise during oral appliance therapy for OSA.
  • Understand how to diagnose various TMJ disorders. 
  • Appliance selection and treatment options for the array of TMJ disorders.
  • Triage patients with sleep apnea and TMJ disorders. What needs to be treated first.
  • Hands-on trigger-Point Injections and/or PRP inejctions. 


Day 1

9:00 am Introductions; Pre-Test & Review of Dental Sleep Medicine Concepts and Terminology
10:00 am Anatomy & Neuroanatomy Review 
11:00 am Break
11:15 am TMJ & Pain Conditions to be Familiar with 
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Diagnosing TMD; Imaging Managing Potential Jaw Pain Side Effects of Sleep Appliances
2:00 pm Medical Billing for TMD & Sleep Apnea

Day 2

9:00 am Treatment Options for TMD; Appliance & Splints for TMD
10:00 am Working with Physicians- Building Referral Networks for Sleep & TMD 
11:00 am Break
11:15 am Triaging Sleep & TMD Patients (Flowchart)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm TMD & Sleep Apnea Case Studies; Q&A 


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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 the course, a 20% penalty to transfers will be applied.

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