Dentistry 250 177Temporomandibular dysfunction in dentistry (two days)
Most common and the most influencing symptom of the cranial mandibular dysfunction is musculoskeletal pain. It is a broad international consensus about that pain in temporomandibular dysfunction is due to a multifactorial disorder of the chewing system. During the therapy the physiotherapy together with the dentistry are the most important and central role. Requirement on a successful interdisciplinary work are not only the own clinical experience but also the knowledge about diagnostic and therapeutic models of the partner.
This course summarizes validated diagnostic- and treatment procedures in dentistry and presents out of the view of the dentistry the evidenced based models for development as well as the modern treatment concepts of temporomandibular dysfunctions.

  • Growth and development of the temporomandibular system in children and adolescents
  • The characteristics of the temporomandibular joints and the temporomandibular joint muscles
  • Functions of the temporomandibular system
  • Disambiguation and nomenclature around the temporomandibular dysfunction
  • Etiology of temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • The meaning of parafunctions and dysgnathia for the development of temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Dentistry and temporomandibular basis diagnostic
  • The extended dentist analyses of function
  • Dentist therapy with occlusive splints
  • Extended therapy in temporomandibular joint dysfunction in the dental practice
  • Psychological aspect: placebo an nocebo in the therapy and in temporomandibular joint dysfunction and posture

Teaching staff:

Dr Daniel HellmannDr Daniel Hellmann