Program

Preliminary Course Program

Course Chairman – Dr. Miles Poor (Mexico)

DAY I | February 23

12:00-13:00 Registration 
13:00-13:20 Definition of problem and Course goals
Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania), Miles Poor (Mexico)
13:20-14:30 Anatomy of TMJ.  Truth vs. Myth. Embryology of joint/Developmental problems
Miles Poor (Mexico)
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-16:00 Neuroanatomy in facial pain
John Kincaid (USA)
16:00-18:00 MRI and CT in facial pain diagnosis
Adalsa Hernandez (Venezuela)
18:00-18:20 Panel Discussion
19:00-21:00 Get-together party


DAY II | February 24

08:00-10:00 Clinical, radiographic and surgical considerations in disc repositioning
Adalsa Hernandez (Venezuela), Miles Poor (Mexico)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:00 New techniques in assessing condylar growth. Voxel based superimposition of CBCT TMJ imaging
Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania)
11:00-12:00 Diagnosis and medical management of facial pain
John Kincaid (USA)
12:00-12:15 Panel Discussion
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Managing TMJ related facial pain – surgeon’s approach
Albano Flores (Mexico), Miles Poor (Mexico), Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania)
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Surgical Management of the patient with simultaneous TMJ internal derangement and dentofacial deformity
Raúl González-García (Spain)
16:30-17:00 Splint intervention in managing TMJ pain/dysfunction
Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania)
17:00-17:20 Panel Discussion
19:00-22:00 Course dinner


DAY III | February 25

08:00-10:00 Micro Disc TMJ Surgery
Miles Poor (Mexico)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Etra articular mandibular hypomobility interventions
Albano Flores (Mexico), Miles Poor (Mexico)
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Managing condylysis
Miles Poor (Mexico)
14:15-15:00 TMJ changes after orthognathic surgery
Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania)
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Managing surgical complications involving the condyle
Albano Flores (Mexico), Miles Poor (Mexico), Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania)
16:30-18:00 Panel discussion of cases presented by participants
John Kincaid (USA), Simonas Grybauskas (Lithuania), Albano Flores (Mexico), Miles Poor (Mexico)
18:00-19:00 Closing remarks and Farewell
Riga at a Glance
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