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Defining TM(J) Disorders course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Royal College of Surgeons, NHS

This session focusses on the nomenclature of chronic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain and dysfunction as a recognisable clinical entity.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Recognise the nature of chronic and intermittent temporomandibular joint pain and dysfunction
  • Define the confusing taxonomy for this condition
  • Recognise the wider concept implied by the term facial arthromyalgia
  • Diagnose and manage facial arthromyalgia

This session describes a common chronic painful and dysfunctional orofacial condition and considers the implications of the title temporomandibular disorders (TMD). The term TMD includes unrelated joint disorders and excludes related functional pain disorders.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • Knowledge of the temporomandibular joint functional anatomy
Instructors / Speakers
Malcolm Harris DSc, MD, FDSRCS, FFDRCSI, FRCS (Edin),
Academic Lead for International Partnerships, UCLAN Institute

Malcolm Harris is the Academic Lead for International Partnerships at the UCLAN Institute for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education. He is also Emeritus Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at University College London.

Delivery
Title
Defining TM(J) Disorders course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
06_05_001
Access Duration (in months)
12
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