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

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  • 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
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Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

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
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

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
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

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
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Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

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