Dr. Henry Gremillion Orofacial Pain/Differential Diagnosis New Orleans, LA

Registration Opens 12/10/19
  • Dean, Louisiana State University Health New Orleans, School of Dentistry
  • E. E. Jeansonne Professor of Lifelong Learning
  • Director, LSU School of Dentistry Continuum in Orofacial Pain

Thursday Courses
Th319 - Orofacial Pain in Children and Adolescents
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes

Orofacial pain symptoms are reported in adults, but young adolescents and children can also present with these diagnostic challenges. To manage or refer these disorders effectively, you must first be able to differentiate among these multifaceted disorders. A proper diagnosis will lead you to select the appropriate therapy for the best resolution of each patient’s problems based on sound scientific principles. Learn the appropriate use of occlusal appliances in this patient population, the differential diagnosis of headaches in children, the relationship between orthodontic therapy and TMD and potential causes of sleep-related bruxism.

Friday Courses
Fr236 - TMD/Orofacial Pain Diagnosis and Management: Clarifying the Issues
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) encompass a multitude of conditions and involve the temporomandibular joints, muscles of mastication and/or contiguous structures. The importance of individualizing diagnosis and management for optimum therapeutic outcomes is well recognized. This course will emphasize diagnosis and non-surgical management of this challenging yet common group of musculoskeletal disorders. Update your knowledge of the rationale, treatment options and expected outcomes in treating these challenging problems.

Fr263 - Head and Neck Anatomy: Clinical Application
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes

Refresh your knowledge with this detailed anatomical review of the dynamic masticatory system. It will consist of lecture and discussion with specific practical clinical application.  Differential diagnosis of orofacial pain and dysfunction will be highlighted. Areas of special emphasis include osteology, the oral cavity, nasal cavity, salivary glands, musculature and the temporomandibular joint.

Saturday Courses
Sa371 - Potpourri of Orofacial Pain: Case Discussions
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Type: General    Handouts: No

Differential diagnosis of orofacial pain is an extremely challenging aspect of dental practice. Hear the latest about pain of non-odontogenic origin to include disorders of salivary glands, neurologic sources of craniofacial pain, various headache subgroups and craniofacial pain of musculoskeletal origin. Critical management considerations will be shared.

Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses