|Date||Category||Faculty Member||Webinar Title|
|12.06.23||Special Patient Care||Randy Hernandez||Part 2 | Interdisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of TMD: Physical Therapy and DDS Collaboration in Patient Care|
Part 2 | Interdisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of TMD: Physical Therapy and DDS Collaboration in Patient Care
This course discusses the collaboration of physical therapists and dental practitioners in the evaluation and management of TMD. An overview of anatomy and biomechanics of the TMJ will be discussed leading into evaluation techniques that will guide treatment. Review of Diagnostic Criteria for TMD will guide evaluation and treatment for appropriate patient population. Demonstration of in-office techniques that can be performed by dental practitioners will help identify TMD patients who are appropriate for physical therapy intervention. Case reviews exploring interdisciplinary treatment for TMD will highlight the efficacy of physical therapy and dental collaboration for this patient population.