AACP 23rd Annual International Clinical Symposium (Treating TMJ Internal Derangements) (description)


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Address:Renaissance Worthington Hotel Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America 76102
Phone:817/282-1501 or 800/322-8651
Event dates:7/27/2007 - 7/28/2007 (This event has already taken place)
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Leading the TMD Community


Topics to be Covered:

  • Ronald C. Auvenshine, DDS, PhD
  • Prof. Mariano Rocabado, DPT
  • Edwin A. Ernest, III, DMD
  • Ralph Garcia, Jr., DDS
  • David B. Miller, DDS
  • Jamison R. Spencer, DMD
  • H. Clifton Simmons III, DDS
  • Edward F. Wright, DDS, MS
  • and Noshir R. Mehta, DMD, MDS, MS.
  • Proprioceptive control mechanism of jaw function
  • craniofacial pain of cervical origin: a craniovertebral centric relation approach
  • diagnosing and managing the complex patient
  • update on the pathogenesis of degenerative TMJ disease & pain
  • internal derangements: a neuromuscular approach
  • unlocking the non-reducing disc
  • anterior repositioning appliance therapy in the treatment of TMJ internal derangements
  • integrating multidisiciplinary TMD therapies
  • and interrelationships of TM joint internal derangements with head, face and neck pain.
Organizer phone:800/322-8651 or 817/282-1501
Offering type:Symposium
Event frequency:Never
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Dentists
Other target audiences:Dental Staff
Host Sponsor:American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Est. # of exhibitors:25-35
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:AACP is an ADA CERP recognized provider. The formal CE programs of the AACP are recognized by AGD for FAGD/MAGD Credit. January 2003 through December 2009.


Presentations at this symposium will focus on the treatment of TM joint internal derangements, which are frequently a significant factor in the etiology of painful dysfunction of the jaw and associated symptoms. Emphasis will be placed on providing attendees with clinically-relevant information they can put to immediate use in their respective practices. Effective clinical management is exceedingly important because of the potential for progression to advanced degenerative states.


FRIDAY, JULY 27: 7:00am Registration, 8:00am Opening Ceremonies; 8:30am Ronald Auvenshine, DDS, PhD/Proprioceptive Control Mechanism of Jaw Function; 10:00am Break; 10:30am Prof. Mariano Rocabado, DPT/Craniofacial Pain of Cervical Origin: A Craniovertebral Centric Relation Approach; 12:00pm Lunch (on your own); 1:30pm Edwin A. Ernest, III, DMD/Diagnosing & Managing the Complex Pain Patient; 3:00pm Break; 3:30pm Ralph Garcia, Jr., DDS/Conservative Treatment of TMJ Internal Derangements: Repositioning of the Mandible -- Where to Put It & Why; 5:00pm Graduation Ceremonies; 6:00pm Break; 7:00pm President's Reception & Country-Western Buffet Dinner & Dance; 10:00pm Adjourn. SATURDAY, JULY 28: 7:00am Registration; 8:00am David B. Miller, DDS/Internal Derangements: A Neuromuscular Approach; 9:00am Jamison R. Spencer, DMD/Unlocking the Non-Reducing Disc; 10:00am Break; 10:30am H. Clifton Simmons III, DDS/Anterior Repositioning Appliance Therapy in the Treatment of TMJ Internal Derangements; 12:00pm AACP Membership Meeting & Luncheon; 1:30pm Edward F. Wright, DDS, MS/Integrating Multidisciplinary TMD Therapies; 3:00pm Break; 3:30pm Noshir R. Mehta, DMD, MDS, MS/Interrelationships of TMJ Joint Internal Derangements with Head, Face & Neck Pain; 4:30pm Panel Discussion; 5:00pm Adjourn.

Registration Fee Details:

$675.00 (AACP member doctors); $825.00 (non-member doctors); $320.00 (staff employed by AACP members); $470.00 (staff employed by non-members).

Other items that tuition includes:

Syllabus book plus free admission to Friday evening's Country-Western Buffet Dinner & Dance.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Renaissance Worthington Hotel 200 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102 ph: 800/433-5677 AACP Rate: $179.00 
Contact Person:Cordelia Mason
TitleAACP Executive 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/VenueRenaissance Worthington Hotel
Other LanguageSpanish translation
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:Admission to Friday evening's Country-Western Buffet Dinner & Dance is free for all registered attendees, including doctors and staff. Bring your cowboy hats & boots!
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:Dentists
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:Tuition refund requests must be received by the AACP at least 14 days prior to symposium start date. The Renaissance Worthington Hotel permits cancellation of hotel reservations without penalty prior to 4:00 pm on the day of scheduled arrival.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
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Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
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?Yes
Details:VHS or DVD recordings of lectures presented at this meeting are available for purchase for individual use only from the AACP Central Office.
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Abstract information:JUNE 25: Poster Presentation Registration Deadline; AACP Fellowship Exam Registration Deadline. JULY 2: "AACP Rate" at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel expires.

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