Course

Course 6 Practical TMJ Therapy

Venue: Sofitel Heathrow
CPD Hours: 24

Diagnosis and Treatment of TMD Patients
Presented by Dr. JW Skip Truitt BS, DDS
A definitive course dedicated to a simple and practical approach to TMJ therapy.


This seminar will cover:

  • Review the anatomy of the head, neck and TMJ
  • Diagnosis of internal and external derangements
  • Classification of derangements
  • Splint construction and adjustment
  • TMJ medications and nutrition
  • Physical therapy — in office and at home
  • Long term retention.
  • Stabilization and finishing of the TMJ:
    • Orthodontics including the ALF
    • Re-treatment of TMD previous orthodontic cases
    • Reconstruction and Adult Twin Block Therapy
    • Equilibration

“The course was hard work but extremely practical. Skip has a way of compartmentalizing things which make it easier to understand. Anyone interested in TMD who wants a comprehensive oversight of how to diagnose and treat these often difficult patients will find the course more than helpful. I really enjoyed it. What a great way to spend a weekend!” –– Philip J E Lang LDS, RCS (England), MGDS, RCS (England)

“Dr Truitt’s new classification system for TMD greatly simplifies my diagnosis and treatment procedures. Once again a clear concise and comprehensive explanation and description of a complex clinical subject. Highly informative and instructive.” –– Dr James Lewis MO (USA)

Practical TMD Therapy

Truitt Classification of Internal Derangements

Self Reducing

Non Reducing

TYPE I
Tracking

GRADE I
Pivotal Splint

TYPE II
Mandibular Repositioning Only

GRADE II
Synarthritic Joint

TYPE III
Mandibular Repositioning with Splint
Therapy

GRADE III
Surgery

Type II

Grade I

Type III

Grade II

Dr. Skip Truitt, CFOO Founder and Principal – Instructor

Dr J Wellington Truitt

Dr J Wellington "Skip" Truitt received his BS degree from Texas Christian University, his DDS degree from Baylor University and has taught over 100,000 doctors world wide. He has also co-authored four text books and published numerous papers worldwide on the subjects of Maxillofacial Orthopedics, Orthodontics, and TMD Therapy.

"My goal is to teach the latest information in a concise, easy to understand manner to expand your practice financially and professionally."

Venue: Sofitel Heathrow
CPD Hours: 24

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