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APRIL 22—23, 2016

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SAVE THE DATE : Friday, October 30, 2015 • Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel


 Presented By, Dr. Henry A. Gremillion

Course Overview:

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) encompass a multitude of conditions which involve the temporomandibular joints, muscles of mastication, and/or contiguous structures.  Many TMD diagnostic subgroups share common clinical characteristics.  Diagnosis and management of TMD has been associated with many misconceptions and much debate.  It is now recognized that multiple factors are involved with the initiation and/or perpetuation of TMD.  Additionally, we now have a greater appreciation for the total pain experience including pain mechanisms/pathways and pain referral in the head and neck.  The importance of individualizing diagnosis and management for optimum therapeutic outcomes is well-recognized.  This course will emphasize diagnosis and non-surgical management of this challenging, yet common group of musculoskeletal disorders.  This program will provide the participant with a better understanding of:

* the rationale for a thorough history and examination

* current concepts of pain referral in the head and neck

* diagnostic criteria for commonly occurring TMD subgroups

* etiologic considerations essential for case-specific management

* reversible approaches to management in the vast majority of cases

* the development of a “case-specific” plan of care for each patient

* the concept of multidisciplinary management of TMD

Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel
10605 Deerwood Park Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Friday, October 30, 2015
7:30am- 8:30am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 4:00pm: Lecture – 6 CE
12pm -1pm: Lunch ( NEDDA Business Meeting to be conducted during this time)
Lunch and breaks will be provided

NEDDA/JDS/CCDS Members: $125
Staff of Members: $ 30 per person
Non-Member Dentists: $225
Staff of Non-Member Dentist: $60 per person

To register for this course please click here.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
No refunds after Friday, October 16, 2015



 Dr. Henry A. Gremillion is a 1977 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry.  He maintained a private general dental practice in Cottonport, Louisiana from 1977 to 1989.  He then completed a 2 year Fellowship in Craniofacial Pain and Dysfunction at the University of Florida College of Dentistry under the mentorship of Dr. Parker E. Mahan.  While at the University of Florida College of Dentistry he served as director of the Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center and directed a fellowship program in orofacial pain from 1992-2008 and was on the active dental staff of Shands Teaching Hospital during that period.  He also held the P. E. Mahan Endowed Professor in Orofacial Pain in the Department of Orthodontics and held an affiliate appointment in the Department of Prosthodontics at the UFCD.  He is the recipient of the 2008 Academy of General Dentistry’s Thaddeus V. Weclew Award for contributions to the art and science of dentistry.  He received the Dawson Academy Career Service Award in February 2009 and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain Career Service Award in April 2010.  In October 2008 he was named Dean of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and is the E.E. Jeansonne Endowed Professor of Lifelong Learning.  He serves or has served as a consultant in the field of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, ADA Council on Dental Practice, and the Comprehensive Dentistry Program at UFCD.   He also serves or  has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Journal of Craniomandibular Practice, and Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry.  He has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad and has authored/co-authored numerous scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters. His research interests include temporomandibular disorders, bruxism, and psychosocial aspects of orofacial pain.  His major clinical interest is the diagnosis and management of orofacial pain.    



This meeting is sponsored by:

Jason Nunez – AVP Business Development Officer
(614) 804-0627

Krissy Michaels – Practice Development Manager

Richard Radcliffe – Manager


Coy Malone – Relationship Officer


Marohn Pacitti – Sales Manager

Jay Ross – Territory Representative


Bill Shelton – CPA, Partner


Mayo Clinic Referring Physician Office
Kimberly Shumaker – Provider Liaison



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