AACP 24th Annual International Clinical Symposium/Headaches & the TMD Patient (description)


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Address:The Westin Hotel Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America 46204
Phone:800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Event dates:8/1/2008 - 8/2/2008 (This event has already taken place)
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Leading the TMD community


Topics to be Covered:

  • Annika Isberg, DDS, PhD
  • Andrew Blumenfeld, MD
  • Barry H. Glassman, DMD
  • Bruce Hocking, PhD, DAC [MDMA]
  • Joel R. Saper, MD, FACP, FAAN
  • Steven J. Scrivani, DDS, DMedSc
  • and Terrance J. Spahl, DDS
  • Trigeminal reflex & migraine
  • intractable head & face pain
  • ETPS therapy
  • differential diagnosis of craniofacial pain
  • biological basis of TMJ pain
  • headache management
  • and the dentist's role in headache therapy
Organizer phone:800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Offering type:Symposium
Event frequency:Never
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Dentists
Other target audiences:
Host Sponsor:American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:Approximately 13 CE credits are available at this meeting. The AACP is an ADA CERP recognized provider, January 1993 to December 2009. AACP is also an Approved PACE Provider, FAGD/MAGD Credit. June 1, 2007 to May 31, 2011.


Headache, in a variety of forms, is one of the most common complaints of patients who suffer from temporomandibular joint disorders. Sponsored by the AACP, this symposium will provide dentists with clinically-relevant information about clinical presentation, etiology, pathogenesis, and therapies for treating headaches that they can put to immediate use to maximize treatment outcomes for these patients. Multi-disciplinary approaches to diagnosis and treatment will be discussed.


(7:00 am) Registration; (8:00 am) Opening Ceremony; 8:30 am)Terrance J. Spahl, DDS/The Trigeminal Reflex & Migraine); (10:00 am) Break; (10:30 am)Joel R. Saper, MD, FACP, FAAN/ Intractable Head & Face Pain: Practical Strategies; (12:30 pm) Lunch on Your Own; (2:00 pm) Bruce Hocking, PhD, DAC/ETPS Therapy: Ultimate Integrative Treatment for Craniofacial Pain; (3:30 pm) Break; (4:00 pm) Steven J. Scrivano, DDS, DMedSc (Differential Diagnosis of Craniofacial Pain; (5:00 pm) Awards Presentations & Graduation Ceremonies; 6:00 pm (President's Reception); (8:00 pm) Adjourn.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 2008: (7:00 am) Registration; (8:00 am) Annika Isberg, DDS, PhD/Biological Basis of TMJ Pain: An Update; (10:00 am) Break; (10:30 am) Dr. Annika Isberg/continued; (12:30 pm) AACP Annual Membership Business Meeting & Luncheon; (2:00 pm) Andrew Blumenfeld, MD/Review of Headache Management; (3:30 pm) Break; (4:00 pm) Barry H. Glassman, DMD/The Dentist's Role in Headache Therapy;(5:30 pm) Adjourn.

Registration Fee Details:

$675.00 (AACP members); $825 (non-members)

Other items that tuition includes:

Meeting syllabus book plus refreshment breaks each day.

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Westin Hotel 50 South Capitol Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204 ph: 1.800.WESTIN.1 or 317.262-8100 AACP rate: $159.00 (available on a first-come, first-served basis until the room block sells out or Monday, July 7, 2008 -- whichever happens first. 
Contact Person:Gary Shaw
TitleCertified Meeting Planner
Organizer Address 11901 North Roselle Road
Organizer Address 2Suite 920
Organizer CitySchaumburg
Organizer State: (US)Illinois
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code60195
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Organizer Fax847/885-8393
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsAmerican Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Event Site/VenueWestin Hotel/Indianapolis, IN
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Peripherally organized activities:New Member Breakfast (by invitation) on Friday, August 1, from 7:00 am to 8:00 am. President's Reception for all attendees on Friday, August 1, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:Dentists
Number in attendance of:
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:Tuition refunds (less 10%) must be requested at least 14 days prior to symposium start date. Reservations at the Westin Hotel may be cancelled without penality if notice is received at least 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival and a cancellation number is obtained from the hotel.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?No
Registration Contact: Liz Long
Registration E-Mail:
Registration Phone: 800/322-8651 or 847/885-1272
Registration Fax: 847/885-8393
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?Yes
Details:DVD recordings of the lectures presented at this symposium will be available for purchase. Order forms will be distriubted at the meeting and may be requested from the AACP Central Office. Recordings are for individual educational use only; resale and/or any other uses are prohibited.
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Abstract information:(June 27, 2008) Table Clinic & Poster Presentation Registration Deadline AND AACP Fellowship Exam Registration Deadline
Are there any particular aspects of your conference that you consider unique to your field?Educational, informational and commercial exhibits will be available for viewing during this symposium, and representatives will be on hand to answer questions.
Additional notes:The AACP encourages registered attendees to provide a poster presentation or table clinic, which may include research papers and abstracts.

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