CDE: [Quarterly Combined TMJ Lecture Series] TMJ Alloplastic Joint Replacement: Where are We Now?

Feb, 2019
07:00 AM-08:00 AM

Penn Dental Medicine, Room B-13

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Registration Fee: Free
CE Credits: 1.0 lecture credits
Registration: Registration not required to attend in person; sign-in is required to receive continuing education credits.
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Course Description

TMJ alloplastic joint replacement has a history of catastrophic failures secondary to poor implant design and material choices. In this lecture, recent finding from an FDA study on a TMJ devices will be presented and discussed. Future direction and research needs will be explored.

Educational Objectives

  • Provide participants with recent survivorship data related to alloplastic TMJ replacement and discuss current challenges and future directions.


Eric J. Granquist, DMD, MD Dr. Granquist is an Assistant Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is the Director for the Penn Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders. He received his DMD from the University of Connecticut and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Granquist also completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

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