Applied Occlusal Principles 1

Requires completion of “Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry”

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72 CE Hours

Course Dates: TBD

Four 2 day weekends, Hands-on with your patients

Dentist $11,325
One Team Member: Included


What you will Learn:

  • Why centric relation is so important, and common sense methods for recording it
  • How to identify and manage commonly encountered TMJ disorders
  • Mandibular manipulation techniques
  • Utilization of occlusal instrumentation
  • Use of several different types of occlusal appliances, including direct and indirect splints, and cosmetic splints
  • How to take a patient through occlusal appliance therapy
  • How to get your patients out of the occlusal appliance and still keep them stable and comfortable
  • Implementation of occlusal principles into your practice
  • How to properly equilibrate the natural dentition

Topics to be covered:

  • How to properly complete and document an occlusal and TMJ examination
  • How to fabricate and manage a direct centric relation occlusal appliance
  • How to fabricate and manage an indirect centric relation occlusal appliance
  • How to fabricate and manage a cosmetic centric relation occlusal appliance
  • How to fabricate and manage an anterior jig
  • How to fabricate and manage a TMJ disc recapturing appliance
  • Accurately mounting cast on an articulator
  • How to accurately, predictably, and safely equilibrate the natural dentition
  • Use of jaw tracking devices
  • Phase 1 occlusal therapy
  • Basic Phase 2 occlusal therapy

Cancellation received 30 days prior to course receives full refund less $250.   Cancellations after with 30 days of course, full refund less $875.