Program

Course Timetable

 BSCOSO Spring course was granted 18 European CME credits (ECMEC)
by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

 

3 April (Monday)

Treatment approach from the physical therapist
All sessions led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado (Chile)
Moderators: Vygandas Rutkūnas (Lithuania), Girts Salms (Latvia), Andrey Senyuk (Russia)

07:30 – 08:30 Onsite registration
08:30 – 10:00 Scientific Session 1
Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:50 Scientific Session 2
11:50 – 12:10 Discussion
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Scientific Session 3
Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Scientific Session 4
17:00 – 17:20 Discussion

 

4 April (Tuesday)

Treatment approaches from the physical therapist and the orthodontist
Sessions 5-6 led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado (Chile)
Sessions 7-8 led by Dr. Ioan Barbur (Romania)
Moderators: Pedro Serrano (Spain) and Elena Henz (Spain)

08:30 – 10:00 Scientific Session 5
Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:50 Scientific Session 6
11:50 – 12:10 Discussion
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Scientific Session 7
Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Scientific Session 8
17:00 – 17:20 Discussion

 

5 April (Wednesday)

Treatment approaches from the TMJ surgeon and the myofunctional therapist
Sessions 9-10 led by Prof. Florencio Monje (Spain)
Sessions 11-12 led by Dr. Evija Griskevica (Latvia)
Moderator: Dalia Latkauskienė (Lithuania) and Viktorija Krušinskienė (Lithuania)

08:30 – 10:00 Scientific Session 9
Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:50 Scientific Session 10
11:50 – 12:10 Discussion
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Scientific Session 11
Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Scientific Session 12
17:00 – 17:20 Discussion


Course Program in Details

 

3 April (Monday)

Session 1. The Craniovertebral Occiput, Atlas and Axis Centric Relation Concept
Led by Prof. Mariano RocabadoView lecture outline HERE.

– Loss of Horizontal and Transverse Occlusal Plane and Progression of altered Synovial TMJ Function, Disc Pathology and Joint Degeneration of Cranio Vertebral Origen
– Concept of Congruency of STMJ and Craniovertebral Centric Ralation
– Importance of physiological curvatures of the spine in the maintenance of head posture in space and in relation to the rest of the body

Session 2. Influence of head and neck dynamics in mandibular function and dental occlusal contacts
Led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado

– Craniocervical
– Lateral Cephalometric Analysis.
– Coronal Cephalometric Analysis
– High Resolution Tomography for Dynamic TMJ
– Occiput Atlas – Axis High Resolution Tomography
– Spinous process Angule, and Mandibular Asymmetry
– Rocabado Protocol

Session 3. Relation between craniovertebral joints and cephalalgias. Trigeminocervical nucleus.
Led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado

Session 4. Case Studies adult and pediatric
Led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado

 

4 April (Tuesday)

Session 5. Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the synovial temporomandibular joints
Led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado

Session 6. The synovial TMJ PAIN MAP
Led by Prof. Mariano Rocabado

– TMJ, soft tissue sensitivity as it relates to joint pathology
– Synovial TMJ assessment
– Synovial TMJ Progression of Disc Pathology and Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD)
– Approach to treatment Mandibular rest position. How to prepare joints for treatment of Intracapsular disc pathology
– Normalization Patient care

Sessions 7-8. Is TMJ important for orthodontics?
Led by Dr. Ioan Barbur

– Compensation and decompensation in orthodontics
– TMD diagnostics:
– TMJ: CT, RMN, palpation;
– Muscle: palpation, pain index;
– Occlusion: CO/CR discrepancy;
– Posture evaluation;
– Neurology;
– General health status.

– Treatment considerations:
– Prevention;
– Growing and non-growing patients;
– Splint therapy;
– Physio therapy: TMJ and posture;
– Neurology: TENS, TMS and PMS;
– Brachy versus dolichofacial patients, treatment strategies;
– Surgical treatments for TMD patients.

 

5 April (Wednesday)

Sessions 9-10. Treatment approach from the TMJ surgeon
Led by Prof. Florencio Monje

– Diagnostic entities, evaluation, and guidelines for treatment of temporomandibular disorders
– Diagnostic Arthroscopy with some ideas about TMJ internal derangement
– Therapeutic Arthroscopy (Including Arthrocentesis)
– Open Joint Surgery: Discopexy versus Discectomy

Sessions 11-12. Treatment approach from the myofunctional therapist
Led by Evija Griskevica

– Post-surgical rehabilitation of adult patients for long-term stability
– Treatment of orofacial muscular disorders in children – causes of malocclusion, prevention, long-term stability of orthodontic treatment