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TMJ Disorders and Smile Design


October 18, 2020 - 16:00 - 17:00

Topic Description :

TMJ Disorders and Smile Design

This lecture is specifically designed for dental professionals to gain knowledge in Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders and foundation of smile designing. We will discuss the diagnosis of TMJ disorders by basics of a quick clinical examination, when to use or not to use restorative tools in the treatment of TMJ disorders, how to restore vertical dimension in bruxism patients and do smile makeover as well as other treatment modalities for TMJ disorder patients. This lecture will also uncover the insights of interdisciplinary aesthetic treatment planning, functional and esthetic dental treatment by principles of smile designing.

Learning Objectives:

  • History taking is a magic tool in the diagnosis of TMJ disorders
  • Evaluate objective clinical testing methods for TMJ Disorder conditions
  • Construct an accurate diagnosis of TMJ Disorders and treatment planning
  • Perceive information about interdisciplinary aesthetic treatment planning and when to use restorative tools or when to leave it
  • Orofacial Pain Specialist, Prosthodontist, Orthodontist, or Periodontist, or combination of these four might be required
  • Discuss basic principles of smile designing
  • Maximum and predictable communication between specialists is discussed along with functional and aesthetic dental treatment

Speaker :

Dr. Amey G. Patil

Dr. Amey G. Patil

Cosmetic Dentist, Orofacial Pain Specialist, Clinical Instructor, Faculty, Dept of Restorative Dentistry – Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, USA


Dr. Amey G Patil completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, India. He has successfully completed his Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) degree in September 2016 from the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Newark, USA. He served as the Chief Resident of the Center for Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders, Department of Diagnostic Sciences. He completed a Fellowship in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry (FACD) from New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, USA. He served the Department of Oral Biology, Diagnostic Sciences, and Restorative Dentistry as a Research Teaching Specialist and currently working as an RBHS Instructor – Faculty in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Diagnostic Sciences, Center for Orofacial Pain and TMJ Disorders at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Newark, New Jersey (USA).


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