Episode 205 features the triumphant return of fan favorite, Dr. Jamison Spencer! Last episode we conquered sleep dentistry and airway problems. In today’s episode, we tackle TMD!
A few high questions answered by Jamison in episode 205:
- Should general dentists be treating TMD?
- TMD patients are all NUTS (not understanding their symptoms). Most dentists are, too.
- Why do we have so little evidence for the validity of TMD treatments?
- What is the most common joint problem and simple treatment options
- What’s the difference between capsulitis and trismus and when should we treat it?
- When should we give injections outside of the “deep dark hole” that we’re used to?
Links from the show:
The Voices of Dentistry will be in Scottsdale, AZ on January 25-26! Go buy your tickets before October 10 for $300 off the normal ticket price!
Our “Clinical Hack of the Week” features Dr. Zach Meiners and his undying love for teflon tape! If you have a clinical hack that you want to share, record yourself and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll feature you on the show!
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Cosmedent’s founder, Dr. Buddy Mopper is giving his course “Surf the Composite Wave” on October 12-14 and the one and only Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago! But wait…there’s more! Dental Hacks favorite Dr. Dennis Hartlieb is going to be teaching there too! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two Cosmedent legends in one place and you’ll get twice the instructor face time as you normally would! Don’t miss this opportunity! Go check it out at dentalhacks.com/compositewave!
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