08/15/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Review of Head & Neck Anatomy

08/15/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Review of Head & Neck Anatomy


Instructor: Dr. Vera A. Brown, D.M.D., A.R.T. Provider

- This course will review the anatomy of the head and neck region. Emphasis will be placed on reviewing the anatomy of the bones, muscles and nerves connected with the Tempormandibular Joint.

- This course will discuss various aspects of head and neck anatomy as it plays a role in the creation of referred pain that may manifest as dental or TMJ pain.

- This course will discuss the anatomy of the entire head and neck region and is not just limited to inter-oral anatomy.

- This course will discuss basic anatomy considerations for Botox and Filler and sleep disordered breathing.  

After completing this course, the clinician will be able to:

  1. Describe the TMJ and its surrounding structures.
  2. Understand which muscles are important in the head and neck especially when treating pain.
  3. Understand which major blood vessels are important in the head and neck.
  4. Understand which major nerves are important in the head and neck.
  5. Understand nerve entrapments; where they occur and how they refer pain.
  6. Understand the different saliva glands, location and function.
  7. Understand the anatomy of the throat and airway.
Very engaging instructor with relatable stories. She really helped liven the course up and keep it interesting. Thank you!
– Morgan H., RDH, Nevada


The instructor was very dynamic and funny and explained the content of the course in an easy way for the attendees to remember.
– Maryhen A., DDS, Colorado

About Live, Interactive Continuing Education Webinars

A live, interactive webinar is similar to attending a continuing education seminar in your community, except that you attend via your computer. Each course is done live in a format that allows your participation. Anyone who has access to a computer that can play sound can participate in an ACES webinar. No special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webinars. When you enroll in any ACES course, you will be sent an email with complete information on how to join the webinar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live webinar, you will complete a course examination online. You will then be able to print your continuing education certificate from your computer.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
Instructor: Dr. Vera Brown - No relevant financial relationship to report
Education Advisory Committee (EAC): Members of the EAC have no relevant financial relationships to report
ACES ownership and staff: No relevant financial relationship to report

Advanced Continuing Education Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized provider for dental continuing education. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Advanced Continuing Education Systems designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.

Advanced Continuing Education Systems (Provider RP4393) has been approved by the Dental Board of California as a provider of dental continuing education.