AACP 22nd Annual International Clinical Symposium (description)

"Internal Derangements: A State-of-the-Art Conference -- Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives Bringing Together the TMD Communities"

Address:Denver Marriott City Center Denver, Colorado, United States of America 80202
Phone:800/322-8651 or 817/282-1501
Event dates:7/27/2006 - 7/29/2006 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • THURSDAY (7/27): Wesley E. Shankland, II, DDS, MS, PhD
  • Per-Lennart Westesson, MD, PhD, DDS
  • David C. Hatcher, DDS, MSc, MRCD(c)
  • Steven A. Rose, DDS
  • and Harold Gelb, DMD. FRIDAY (7/28): Jeffrey P. Okeson, DMD, M. Franklin Dolwick, DMD, PhD
  • Robert W. Christensen, DDS
  • Mark A. Piper, MD, DMD
  • and Dewitt C. Wilkerson, DMD. SATURDAY (7/29): Bernard T. Williams, DDS
  • H. Clifton Simmons III, DDS
  • Terrance J. Spahl, DDS
  • Peter A. Neff, DDS, ScD, DPH
  • and Christopher R. Brown, DDS, MPS.
  • Internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint
Organizer phone:800/322-8651 or 817/282-1501
Offering type:Symposium
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:1985
Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Dentists
Other target audiences:Auxillary staff
Host Sponsor:American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Est. # of exhibitors:25-30
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:AACP is and ADA CERP Recognized Provider. The formal continuing education programs of the AACP are accepted by AGD for FAGD/MAGD credit. January 1993 through December 2009.


A state-of-the-art conference on internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint, featuring multi-disciplinary perspectives bringing together the TMD communities. In addition to exposing attendees to the current thinking and unique perspectives of experts in the field of Craniofacial Pain and TMD, attendees will enjoy opportunities to network with some of the world's most knowledgeable TMD clinicians, educators and researchers.


THURSDAY, JULY 27:(7:00 am) Registration; (8:00 am) Opening Remarks; (8:30 am) Dr. Wesley Shankland/Anatomical Considerations of the TMJ; (10:00 am) Break; (10:30 am) Dr. Per-Lennart Westesson/Pathophysiology & Imaging of Internal Derangement; (12:00 pm) Lunch - on your own; (1:30 pm) Dr. David Hatcher/TMJ Internal Derangements, influence on condylar growth, facial growth and occlusion; (2:30 pm) Steven A. Rose/Clinical Applications of Joint Vibration Analysis; (3:30 pm) Break; (4:00 pm) Harold Gelb, DMD/Internal Derangements of the TMJ: A Triad Approach. FRIDAY, JULY 28: (7:00 am) Registration; (8:00 am) Dr. Jeffrey P. Okeson/Clinical Considerations in Managing Intracapsular Disorders; (9:30 am)Dr. M. Franklin Dolwick/Current Thoughts on TMJ Internal Derangement & Its Relationship to Parafunctional Activity; (10:30 am) Break; (11:00 am) Dr. Robert W. Christensen/Over a Half Century of Curing Internal Derangements: One Surgeon's Experience; (12:00 pm) AACP Membership Meeting & Luncheon; (1:30 pm) Dr. Mark Piper/Understanding Joint-Based Occlusion; (3:00 pm) Break; (3:30 pm) Dr. Dewitt C. Wilkerson/Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment of Masticatory System Disorders; (5:00 pm) Haden-Stack Award Presentation & Graduation Ceremonies; (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm) President's Reception. SATURDAY, JULY 29: (7:00 am) Registration; (8:00 am) Dr. Bernard T. Williams/Parafunction-Dysfunction: Patient Education for Internal Derangements; (9:00 am) Dr. H. Clifton Simmons III/Evidence-Based Anterior Repositioning Appliance Therapy for TMJ Internal Derangements; (10:00 am) Break; (10:30 am) Dr. Terrance J. Spahl/Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A Crisis in Perception; (11:30 am) Dr. Peter A. Neff/A Comprehensive Approach to Complete Restorative Dentistry: Differential Diagnosis of Functioning & Non-Functioning Temporomandibular Joints; (12:30 pm) Lunch - on your own; (2:00 pm) Dr. Christopher R. Brown/Macro & Micro Trauma Resulting in Traumatic Injury and/or Disc Displacement; (3:00 pm (Break) (3:30 pm - 5:00 pm) Panel Discussion.

Registration Fee Details:

$795.00 AACP members;
$895.00 non-members

Other items that tuition includes:

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Denver Marriott City Center 1701 California Street Denver, CO 80202 ph: 800/444-2206 or 303/297-1300 &Ask for the AACP Rate of $129.00 (S/D occupancy + tax), which is avialble until all rooms in our block are sold or July 5th -- whichever happens first!  
Contact Person:Cordelia Mason
TitleExecutive Director
Organizer Address 1516 W. Pipeline Road
Organizer CityHurst
Organizer State: (US)Texas
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code76053
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone800/322-8651 or 817/282-1501
Organizer Fax817/282-8012
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsAmerican Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Event Site/VenueDenver Marriott City Center/Denver, CO
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:July 26: AACP Fellowship Exam; July 27: Haden Stack Award Presentation & Graduation Ceremonies plus President's Reception; July 27-29: Exhibits plus Table Clinics & Poster Presentations
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:Tuition refund requests (less 10%) must be received by the AACP Central Office a minimum of 14 days prior to symposium start date. The Denver Marriott City Center permits cancellation of hotel reservations without penalty prior to 6:00 pm CST on the day of scheduled arrival.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page
Can one register for your CE on your web site?NA
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?Yes
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Details:DVDs or VHS tapes of lectures presented at the AACP 22nd Annual Inernational Clinical Symposium will be available for purchase by attendees.
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Abstract information:June 26th: Fellowship Exam Registration Deadline; June 30th: Table Clinic Registration Deadline
Additional notes:Concurrent programs are also available for dentists new to the field of TMD and craniofacial pain as well as staff.

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