CDE: [Quarterly Combined TMJ Lecture Series] The Relationship Between Sleep and TMD

Jan, 2020 -08:00 AM

Penn Dental Medicine
B-13 Auditorium

The lecture series focuses on bringing oral and maxillofacial clinicians together to improve clinical outcomes and communication, and to promote research in the field.

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 am
ATTEND IN-PERSON » Free to attend in person; sign-in required for CE credits
ATTEND VIRTUALLY » *Broadcast begins promptly at 7:00 AM
CE Credits: 1.0 lecture credits


This lecture will review aspects of the literature related to the prevalence of adolescent and adult TMD. The concept of regional adaptation of the Stomatological system as a result of TMD and the impact on the patency of the airway will be discussed.


Normand S. Boucher, DDS 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 with the orthodontic department at the University of Pennsylvania 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.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.