|Date||Saturday, April 12, 2014|
|Time||8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Credits||4 lecture credit hours and 4 hands-on hours|
|Tuition|| $650 (dentists) Limited to 38, please register early.
If applicable, one discount may be applied:
|Location||Penn Dental Medicine – Sig Siegel Conference Room & Brainerd Swain Orthodontic Clinic|
|Register|| You can register in one of two ways:
1. Call 215-573-9098
2. Download the standard registration form and
fax it to (215) 573-3882
Because your privacy is important to us, no credit card information should be sent via e-mail, thus no registrations will be accepted via e-mail.
This course will approach diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorders with the help of contemporary imaging techniques, specifically, CBCT and MRI. The hands-on portion of the day will consist of fabrication and adjustment of an occlusal appliance to be used as either a night guard or as a stabilizing splint. The course is geared toward general dentists, dental specialists and dental hygienists.
This course will enable participants to:
|Normand Boucher, DDS: Dr. Normand Boucher is a board certified orthodontist. He trained in orthodontics and periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Boucher was appointed Chief of Orthodontics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 1982-1987. He subsequently established a full-time private practice in Wayne and Westtown in 1987. His teaching responsibilities as Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontics within the orthodontic department at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine reflect the values of his private practice and include teaching diagnosis and treatment planning for the Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony Orthodontics Philosophy with strong emphasis on the health of the temporomandibular joints.|
|Ignacio Blasi, Jr., DDS, MS: Dr. Ignacio Blasi Jr. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and maintains a private practice in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He received his dental degree from the International University of Catalonia (UIC) in Barcelona, Spain. After 2 years of private practice in general dentistry, he joined and completed the combined Orthodontic and Masters of Science in Oral Biology program at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He received the Colgate National Award in dental research. Dr. Blasi has published various articles and frequently lectures nationally and internationally in the field of Orthodontics. His topics of interest are perio-ortho, esthetics, multidisciplinary treatment, occlusion, TMD and airways.|
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