This Mini Residency cadaver course was established in Baltimore, USA in 2014 by a Faculty of internationally recognized TMJ surgeons who have dedicated their careers to the education of surgeons in TMJ surgery. The 2022 course will be held in a state-of-the-art bioskills laboratory in Tucson, Arizona, USA. It is the only course of its kind in the world and provides a unique opportunity for those who wish to develop skills and knowledge to incorporate effective full scope TMJ surgery into their clinical practice. There will also be teaching on non-surgical management that is relevant to a TMJ surgical practice.
This didactic and hands-on cadaver training course is supported by the University of Maryland Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and offers participants 80 hours of certified CE credits provided by the University of Maryland.
This Mini Residency course provides hands on training over four 3-day weekends (a total of 80 hours), with significant one-on-one teaching by a Faculty of internationally recognized TMJ surgeons.
This course provides didactic and most importantly, an extensively mentored cadaveric experience that is so imperative to performing safe and effective techniques for patients.
Areas specifically addressed: diagnosis, treatment planning, basic and advanced arthroscopy, open arthroplasty, and alloplastic total joint replacement. After feedback from previous course participants, we have included a didactic session on collaborative non-surgical management form a board certified specialist in orofacial pain and also a session on physical therapy from an physical therapist experienced in TMJ disorders.