Th216 - TAO Dentistry: Integrating TMJ, Airway and Ortho into General Practice
Date/Time: 3/17/2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Type: Registered Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00 Other Fee: $65.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students
Diagnosis/Treatment Planning for Success
About 50% of TMJ patients have an underlying airway disorder that is often best managed by the dental team . Awareness and recognition of Airway Disorders by the dental team is crucial as only 15% of these patients have been diagnosed. There is a new trend to grow the airway with old and new orthodontic techniques so patients are not wearing airway devices for 30-40 years. The journey to TAO Dentistry will be presented to the dental team.