LAHORE: Institute of Superior Dental Sciences and Analysis (IADSR) just lately performed a one-day workshop on ‘Tempromandibular Joint Disorders (TMDs) and Splints’.
Dr Waleed Toosy, Assistant Professor, Prosthodontics, Avicenna Dental Faculty, expedited the workshop. He started the session with a booster lecture on the anatomy and physiology of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) with a selected give attention to its muscular and ligament attachments. He mentioned a number of mechanisms like mouth opening, freeway house, overjet and overbite in affiliation with TMJ.
Moreover, he elaborated an in depth methodology of historical past taking and evaluation of TMD sufferers. Individuals then carry out historical past taking together with bodily examinations on one another. As well as, he elucidated the classification of TMDs together with radiographical and scientific strategies used for his or her analysis and remedy planning.
To make the session extra interactive, Dr Toosy, after giving a complete lecture on the utility of splint remedy with TMDs, demonstrated and geared up members to manufacture anterior and posterior splints on articulated casts with modelling wax. After the hands-on, he defined a number of areas associated to splints loosening and exams for stabilization and kinds.
Within the second half of the category, Dr Toosy elaborated varied strategies of ache administration brought on by TMDs, comprising a variety of approaches from affected person schooling to using the occlusal equipment and from workouts to medicines.
He concluded the session with a brief quiz comprising instances for which members made diagnoses and remedy plans. The session ended with the sufficient achievement of studying goals.