Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency (Session 3 of 4) (description)


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Address:American Airlines Training & Conference Center Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
Phone:800/322-8651 or 817/282-1501
Event dates:2/28/2008 - 3/1/2008 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • Various
  • Electrotherapy and electrophysics concepts
  • application of high-voltage & transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • overview of microcurrent, inferential stimulation & laser therapy
  • high-voltage stimulation & TENS demonstration & workshop
  • ultrasound & iontophoresis demonstration & workshop
  • neuromuscular techniques for the upper quarter: workshop
  • princples of occlusion
  • prosthetic case finishing
  • pharmacologic management of the craniofacial pain patient
  • mechanism of local anesthetic & reasons for local anesthetic failures
  • differential diagnosis of osteocavitation lesions
  • causes of myfascial treatment failures
  • perpetuating factors of myofascial disorders workshop
  • precutaneous radiofrequency thermoneurolysis
  • introduction to neuromuscular recording devices, computerized mandibular scanning, electromyography & ultra-low frequency TENS
  • occlusal registration workshop: registration with TENS, registration with closest speaking space
  • TM joint vibratography & sonography
  • neuromuscular philosophy & practice
  • putting it together
  • testing and review.
Organizer phone:800/322-8651 or 817/282-1501
Offering type:Lecture & Participation
Event frequency:Never
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Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Dentists
Other target audiences:
Host Sponsor:American Academy of Craniofacial Pain/AACP Institute
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Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:Approximately 24.25 CE credits are available (24.25 lecture + 9.50 particpation). AACP is an ADA CERP recognized provider. The formal CE programs of the AACP are recognized by AGD for FAGD/MAGD credit. January 1993 - December 2009.


Upon completion of Session 3, participants should be able to: prescribe the physical medicine modalities that best compliment and enhance treatment objectives, understand principles of occlusion to develop ideal occlusal patterns for treatment orthotics and phase II prosthetic finishing, evaluate the necessity for pharmacologic management of the craniofacial pain patient, and apply electro-diagnostic instrumentation in the evaluation of the craniofacial pain patient.


Registration Fee Details:

Enrollment is limited. Priority is given to dentists who register for the entire, 4-session Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency program. Tuition is $10,740 for AACP members; $13,600 for non-members. Tuition for Session 3 only is $3,500.

Other items that tuition includes:

Comprehensive course manual

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Please contact the American Airlines Training & Conference Center (800/777-6464) for assistance with hotel and airline reservations. 
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/AACP Institute
Event Site/VenueAmerican Airlines Training & Conference Center
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
Target BoundariesNational
Refund Policy:Tuition refunds must be requested in writing at least 30 days prior to Session start date and are contingent upon filling your space in each session for which you have registered. To cancel hotel reservations without penalty, the American Airlines Training & Conference Center notification at least 24 hours in advance of your 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?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Details:Enrollment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Dentists who register for the entire, 4-session Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency program will receive priority.
Will there be shuttle service available?Yes
Details:Complimentary shuttle service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the American Airlines Training & Conference Center is available to participants in this Craniofacial Pain Mini-Residency program.
Are there any particular aspects of your conference that you consider unique to your field?Participation credits in every session allow dentists to accumulate CE credits that may be applied toward AGD mastership requirements. Successful completion of all of the exams at the end of each session satisfies the written portion of the AACP Fellowship exam.

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