TMJ / Head & Neck- Assessment and Management with Dr. Brad Muir, January 21. 2024, Toronto

Virtual Course Material -Taped Didactic Session to be viewed prior to the course

Available afterwards on taped-delay – make arrangements with MSK+

GTA IN-PERSON Course -January 21, 8:30 AM – 5 pm

  • The purpose of this part of the TMJ education module is to familiarize/review the normal biomechanics of the TMJ as well as the pathomechanics involved in a displaced disc.
  • At the end of this module, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the anatomy involved in the motions of the jaw including depression and elevation, protrusion and retrusion and lateral deviation.
  • Describe the normal biomechanics of the TMJ
  • Describe the current theory of mastication
  • Identify the movement patterns associated with the abnormal pathomechanics with a displaced disc with and without reduction
  • Describe some of the Mechanisms of Injury for TMD

  • The purpose of this part of the TMJ education module is to familiarize/review the anatomy of the TMJ in preparation for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of TMJ related disorders.
  • At the end of this module, the learner should be able to:
    • Recognize the muscles of the TMJ including the hyoid and tongue
    • Identify the branches of the Trigeminal Nerve and what it supplies
    • Identify the sinuses in the facial area including the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid and sphenoid
  • The purpose of this part of the TMJ education module is to familiarize/review the anatomy of the TMJ in preparation for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of TMJ related disorders.
  • At the end of this module, the learner should be able to:
    • Recognize the bony anatomy of the TMJ
    • Identify the ligamentous and capsular structures around the TMJ
    • Describe the blood and nerve supply to the TMJ
    • Identify the rudimentary malpositions of the jaw including retro and prognathism, overjet, overbite and crossbite

Practical Assessment, Palpation and treatment techniques will be reviewed