Comprehensive TMD Management Course: Bruxism Assessment, Occlusal Splint Application, and Clinical Hands-On

Comprehensive TMD Management Course: Bruxism Assessment, Occlusal Splint Application, and Clinical Hands-On


12 Oct, 2024 09:00 - 18:00
Tallinn, Estonia

Prof. Ambrosina Michelotti

The course is useful to all health providers that are involved in the evaluation and management of musculoskeletal conditions including dentists, orthodontists, prosthodontists, maxillofacial surgeons, physiotherapist. 

The course will provide information on:

• Differential diagnosis and assessment of awake and sleep bruxism. 

• Management of signs and symptoms of bruxism’s consequences.

• When is indicated the use of an occlusal splint?

• What is the mechanism of action of the occlusal splint? 

• How should the occlusal splint be made.

• Analysis of clinical cases with TMD and Orofacial Pain

• How to manage patients that present TMD signs and symptoms before or during a dental treatment.

The number of places is limited.

Certificates will be issued.

Photographs and videos taken during the event may be published in publicly available media.

The Speaker

Prof. Ambrosina Michelotti

Prof. Ambrosina Michelotti

Professor Ambrosina Michelotti graduated in Dentistry (DDS) in 1984 and received the Honorary Degree in Dentistry at the University of Malmo (Sweden) in 2018. In 1991 she's got a degree of a specialist in Orthodontics. She is full professor in Orthodontics and Clinical Gnathology. She is a full professor and director of the post-graduate School in Orthodontics and responsible for the Master course on “Orofacial pain and Temporomandibular Disorders” at the University of Naples Federico II. She has authored or co-authored more than 170 papers published in Italian and international journals, and co-author of several book chapters. She also gave numerous lectures at international congresses. Her research interests are mainly focused on clinical orthodontics, the basic physiology of the jaw muscles, the etiology, diagnosis and management of temporomandibular disorders and on the relationship between the jaw musculature and orthodontics. She was the president of the European Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders (2010), President of the Neuroscience group of IADR (2011); President of SIDA (società italiana di disfunzioni ed algie temporomandibolari; 2012-2013); President of the RDC/TMD Consortium at the International Association of Dental Research (2013-2014); President elected of the European Society of Oral Physiology (2024). Editor in Chief of the Orthodontic and Craniofacial Research journal, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Oral Science, Associate Editor of the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Orthodontics and referee of several national and international journals.