15 April

15 APRIL (Monday). Main Program

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM HEAD AND NECK RADIOLOGISTS TO RESTORATIVE DENTISTS AND SURGEONS

07:00 – 07:50 Registration
07:50 – 08:00 Opening
Radiographic evaluation of the TMJ  (Dr. Dania Tamimi, USA)
Session moderator: Dr. Domingo Martin (Spain)
08:00 – 09:30 Session 1. TMJ normal anatomy and dysfunction on CBCT and MRI (Read more…)
  • Understanding CBCT and MRI technology
  • Visualizing Normal TMJ Anatomy on CBCT and MRI
  • Diagnosing Internal Derangement and Degenerative joint disease radiographically
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:30 Session 2. How TMJ dysfunction can affect the morphology of the face, the development of the upper respiratory tract and the occlusion (Read more…)
  • Diagnosing Craniofacial asymmetry
  • The mystery of the changing bite
  • How the TMJ and Upper Respiratory tract are related to one another
11:30 – 11:50 Panel Discussion
11:50 – 13:00 Lunch
Reading of TMD signs in MRI images  (Prof Dr. Adalsa Hernandez, Venezuela)
13:00 – 14:40 Session 3. Planning of MRI images acquisition related to clinical data and information obtained through the interrogation in  patients with arthropathies that compromise the TMJ (Read more…)
  • Basic considerations when acquisition of MRI images.
  • Storage and management of the information recorded in the teaching file.
  • Degenerative arthropathy of the articular disc: perforation of the articular disc.
  • Imaging interpretation of some inflammatory arthropathies: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Lecture in Spanish (simultaneous translation to English)

 14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 16:30 Session 4. Planning of MRI images acquisition related to clinical data and information obtained through the interrogation in  patients with arthropathies that compromise the TMJ (cont.) (Read more…)
  • Arthropathies of traumatic origin that compromise TMJ structures: hemarthrosis, ankylosis, calcification of the articular disc.
  • Malformative arthropathies: congenital or acquired, such as biphid condyle, accessory condyle.
  • Neoformative arthropathies, whether cystic or tumoral.
  • Considerations on imaging findings in the Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Dysfunction.

Lecture in Spanish (simultaneous translation to English)

16:30 – 16:40 Panel Discussion
16:40 – 18:10 Presidential lecture.  TMJ’s Fairy Tale: where are the gnomes who pull the muscles, and why are they pulling them? (Prof. Dr. Eelco Hakman, The Netherlands) (Read more…)
  • If you cannot measure what is important, you bring importance to what you measure.
  • A mouth is more than a basket full of teeth.
  • A classification is not a diagnosis.
  • During a closed lock, the key can often be found inside.
  • The marriage of craftmanship and science is a fairy tale. Every day the orthognathic specialist has to deal with a witch or angry stepmother: evidence-based.
18:10 – 20:00 Welcome Reception. Course venue. Admission for all Course participants. Please have your name badges on.
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