Occlusion, Malocclusion and Jaw Dysfunction - An Overview for Dentists
Patients may report signs and symptoms of jaw dysfunction before, during, and after any dental treatment. Because of the time-based association between symptoms and dental treatment, static and dynamic occlusal anomalies have been frequently considered as risk factors for jaw dysfunction. Nonetheless, the impact of dental occlusion on oral health remains controversial. As a result, clinical decision-making mostly relies on anecdotal findings, clinical experience, personal preference and belief.
What is a good occlusion? What is the relationship between malocclusion and jaw dysfunction? Is there any long term benefit from having a good occlusion on oral health? How should we manage jaw dysfunction?
This course will review the relationship between malocclusion and jaw dysfunction and their management with the following learning objectives:
Mauro Farella is Professor and Chair of Orthodontics, Director of the Postgraduate Programme in Orthodontics (Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry) and Deputy Associate Dean for Research at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He holds a DDS Degree (University of Naples), a Specialist Degree in Orthodontics (University of Naples), a PhD in Oral Sciences (University of Reggio Calabria), a Specialist Degree in Medical Statistics (University of Milan), and the "Venia Legendi" in Switzerland (University of Zürich). He has also been awarded Certified Membership of the European Board of Orthodontists (Helsinki, Finland).
His current research interests include craniofacial research, jaw function, and clinical orthodontics. In addition, Mauro Farella is a widely recognized expert in orofacial muscles, bruxism, and temporomandibular joint research. Mauro Farella has published numerous (>130) original articles in peer-reviewed international journals. He is Associate Editor of the Journal “Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research” and on the Editorial Board of the "Journal of Oral Rehabilitation". He has lectured around the world and is an active member of many associations. He is the recipient of several national and international research prizes, such as the Alan Docking Award from the International Association for Dental Research, and the Sir John Walsh Award, to acknowledge the excellence achieved in dental research.
Note: If you regisgter a group of attendees, we will be in touch to get individuals names and details. Individual receipts CAN be issued to people who register as a group.
|Event Date||Saturday, 22 August 2020|
|Event End Date||Saturday, 22 August 2020|
|Registration Start Date||Thursday, 25 June 2020|
|Cut off date||Wednesday, 19 August 2020|
|Individual Price||$750 including gst for non-ADA dentists|
|Location||Members Lounge, Remuera Golf Club, Winstone Drive, 120 Abbotts Way, Remuera.|