Occlusion, Articulation & TMD
Simple hinge, face bow transfer to pantograph tracing in a day!
The Liverpool Dental Hospital
Friday 28th May 2010
There is a lot of mystery surrounding this dental subject despite the fact that everything you need to know can be covered in a single day. Occlusal skills help us create long-lasting dentistry faster, with less chair side adjustment, and pain free comfortable patients. In a nutshell its occlusion-in-a-day!
6 Hours CPD
Presented by Mr Peter Smyth BDS, MSc
Teaching by brief presentations, demonstrations and hands-on experience of the practical skills.
We will cover the following:
Terminology, anatomy, theory and clinical significance, TMD an overview
An examination format, how to assess your patients TMJ’s and associated muscles
How to mark up teeth using foils and wax
Jaw manipulation, identifying slides and their significance
Making accurate impressions for study models
Jaw registration techniques for crown and bridge
How to mount models using a facebow transfer, record RCP, ICP and make check-bites
When to use a facebow and how to program the articulator
Carry out a pantograph tracing to illustrate and understand exactly what the tmj’s really doing during articulation
Occlusal schemes – what do you need for easy, intermediate and complex restorative cases
How to adjust composites, amalgam and cast restorations
Complete denture/dental implant occlusion and articulation
Refreshments and lunch are provided
To reserve your place
Please call Hannah Jane on 0151 423 1601
Or email us your details via the contact sheet
Cost £199, please make cheques payable to: Cheshire Smile Clinic, post to Hannah Jane, Cheshire Smile Clinic, Hunts Cross Dental Centre, 14 Mackets Lane, Hunts Cross, Liverpool L25 OLQ. To pay by credit card please call Hannah Jane. Closing date 14th May 2010.
What did your colleagues think of last year’s occlusion course?
‘I have attended several occlusion courses in the past and they all left me a little confused. Peter’s course helped clear up the confusion and cut out the dogma. An excellent day’ RSH
‘Lots of informal discussion, small groups’ CS