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How does Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) relate to TMD?

OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnoea) and TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder) are both diseases of the cranial facial anatomy. Some patients suffering from OSA often have many shared symptoms with that of TMD.
Prof Michael Stubbs will discuss the very similar relationship of OSA and TMD to one another, how these two can be managed, and what dental appliances should be used in treatment.

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) - Where do splints fit in treatment?

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are disorders of the jaw muscles, temporomandibular joints, and the nerves associated with chronic facial pain. Any problem that prevents the complex system of muscles, bones, and joints from working together in harmony may result in Temporomandibular disorder.
Prof Michael Stubbs will discuss the different treatment types and delve deeper into when splints should be applied for treatment.

Managing Bruxism and the Important Role of Splints in Therapy

Bruxism can be defined as the involuntary, unconscious, and excessive grinding of teeth. This may occur while awake (wakeful or diurnal bruxism) and also during sleep (nocturnal bruxism). The main cause has not been determined but is held to involve multiple factors. Bruxism is manageable and can be treated inside your practice. Oral Medicine Specialist, Prof Michael Stubbs, will take you to a deeper look at bruxism, the important role of splints in therapy, and the other underlying causes of bruxism.

Oral Appliances to Treat Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

This webinar will detail the different types of Sleep Apnoea appliances and outline their strengths, adjustability and comfort, so you can rest assured you are providing your patients with the most comfortable solution possible.

Managing Patient Expectations

Dr Brett Taylor will discuss exactly what you need to say to patients to manage their expectations, so they remain happy with you (and your treatment), when something goes wrong. It IS possible to promise your patients problems, and have them grateful to you when they happen; but you have to know how to do it right.

Build Your Practice Around Protecting Your Patients

This webinar discusses how you can use mouthguards to attract new patients and their families to your clinics, the contemporary materials and techniques used for today's new age mouthguards, and the best guard to use for each patient.

Prepping for Today's Technology & Scanner Tips and Tricks

This webinar details how to ensure your digital impression is precise and will point out how to refine your prepping technique to better take advantage of today’s premium additive and reductive manufacturing technology.

The Orthodontic and Restorative Interface Part 2

In this video, Dr Geoffrey Hall will discuss the guidelines in setting up restorative cases ideally from an orthodontic perspective, management of missing teeth, management of the worn dention in adults and micro implants – when are they clinically useful and when are they just a gimmick.

The Orthodontic and Restorative Interface Part 1

In this video, Dr Geoffrey Hall will discuss the management of gingival architecture, orthodontic extrusion and altering the bony architecture, management of ankylosed incisors and the orthodontic periodontic interface.

The 5 Keys to Predictable Aligner Results

In this video, you will learn the five keys to providing predictable and high quality orthodontic outcomes with aligners by understanding the basic biomechanical differences between aligners and braces, applying correct attachments based on biomechanical principles and many more.

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