Course Title: Bruxism - Prevention and Treatment (Video Study Club) Moderator: Dr. Al Gulum Date: September 21, 2018 (Friday) Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST Location: QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY Credits:
Course Title: Bruxism – Prevention and Treatment (Video Study Club)
Moderator: Dr. Al Gulum
Date: September 21, 2018 (Friday)
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Location: QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY
Meals: Light Breakfast
Is there a more frustrating situation than when you observe patients destroying their dentitions without any knowledge about the seriousness of the condition? This DVD includes Gordon’s clinical observations, techniques, and experiences over several decades of preventing and treating bruxism and clenching. Yes! It is possible to reduce or sometimes eliminate tooth destruction with proper techniques.
This presentation describes early detection of these conditions, proven preventive techniques including adequate occlusal splints, simple and complex rehabilitation of dentitions that are being broken down by bruxism and clenching, including materials and techniques. Viewing this presentation will increase your knowledge; serve your patients better; and provide a new, exciting, and interesting revenue source for your practice.
- What is Grinding Bruxism?
- What is Clenching Bruxism?
- Prevalence of Grinding and Clenching Bruxism
- Nocturnal and Awake Bruxism
- Bruxism in the Primary and Mixed Dentitions
- Measuring Grinding and Clenching Bruxism
- Influence of Bruxism on Restorative Treatment
- Influence of Bruxism on Removable Prostheses
- Influence of Bruxism on Implant Supported Prostheses
- Influence of Bruxism on the Periodontium
- Prevention of Bruxism
- Treatment of Early and Moderate Bruxism
- Occlusal Splints
- Occlusal Equilibration
- Treatment of Advanced Bruxism
- Treatment of Advanced Clenching
- Postoperative Preventive Treatment
Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) and Senior Consultant for Clinicians Report (CR) in Utah. PCC is an international continuing education organization that provides courses and videos for all dental professionals. CR offers unbiased research on thousands of dental products. Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books.
Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT (previously CRA), which Rella directed for many years. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT. Gordon’s degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; an Honorary Doctor of Science from Utah State University, and an honorary Doctor of Dental Education and Research from Utah Valley University.
Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado Dental Schools and taught at the University of Washington. Gordon is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah. Gordon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow and Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon), Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Some of his other memberships include: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry; International Association of Dental Research; Academy of LDS Dentists; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry; American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Academy of Operative Dentistry; and International College of Prosthodontists.
Pre-registration is required. Register below or call us at (718) 454-8344 .
QCDS Members: $0
Non-QCDS Members (one time): $100
Non-QCDS Members (VSC annual pass): $350
(Friday) 9:30 am - 11:30 am EST
86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY