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2018 Annual Session Conference

Overview of the Surgical Options for TMD Including Combined Total Joint Prosthetic Replacement and Orthognathic Surgery

May 5, 2018 2:45pm ‐ May 5, 2018 3:30pm


The lecture will provide and overview of surgical patient selection the surgical treatment options for patients with TMD. The full spectrum of surgical interventions will be presented from minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries through to complex TMJ reconstruction for severe condylar resorption using alloplastic TMJ prosthetic devices combined with orthognathic surgery.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify patients that may benefit from TMJ surgery.
  • Evaluate the indications for combined TMJ reconstruction and orthognathic surgery.
  • Practice presurgical orthodontics needed to prepare a patient for TMJ surgery – especially alloplastic total joint reconstruction.


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