Time (PT): 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Time (ET): 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The TMD Patient: Issues Including Upper Back, Shoulder and Arm Pain
Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Course
3 Hours Credit
Instructor: Dr. Vera A. Brown, DMD, ART Provider
This course is dedicated to the study of soft tissues of the shoulder, upper back, arm and hand as they relate to the treatment of the TMD patient. This course will help the practitioner understand how the TMD patient may present with challenges that include other muscle groups, fascia, and nerve issues contributing to and/or referring pain and headaches and how to better treat the TMD patient.
After completing this course, the clinician will be able to:
- Review muscle anatomy of the upper back, neck, arm and forearm.
- Review nerve anatomy of the arm, forearm and hand.
- Review why the TMD patient may have referred pain into the upper back arm and hand.
- Review nerve entrapment and which muscles and fascia may cause this in the TMD patient.
- Review the significance of the Scalene muscles in posture and pain in the TMD patient as well as pain in the upper back, arm and hand.
- Review problems that occur with the Brachial Plexus and cervical brachial syndrome.
- Understand that TMD patients may have concurrent conditions that may be the origin of their headaches, neck and jaw pain.
About Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Seminars:
A live, interactive webcast seminar 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 webcast seminar. No
special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webcast seminars.
When you enroll in any ACES webcast course, you will be sent an e-mail with complete information on how to
join the online seminar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live seminar, 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.
To learn more about ACES and this course: call 888-844-ACES