june, 2019



Event Details


Date:  June 11, 2019 (Tuesday) 

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST 

Location:  QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY 

Credits: 2 

Meals: Dinner (served at 6pm) 


Course Title:  Oral Appliances (Mouthguards) in TMJ Disorders and Sleep Medicine: Pearls and Pitfalls 

Presenter: Dr. Brijesh Chandwani 






Course Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Course Description:

Oral appliances are indicated for TMJ disorders, bruxism and sleep apnea/sleep disordered breathing which is about half of the adult population. Most cases respond favorably to a well-fitting custom oral appliance, Oral appliances are similar to other medical treatments; they work at times while they cause side effects at times.  A comprehensive diagnosis is important and work up is quick to implement.

Learning Objectives:

– Screen for TMJ disorders, bruxism and sleep disorders
– Learn which kind of appliance to use for individual cases
– Learn when to anticipate side effects from oral appliances

Presenter Biographies:

Brijesh Chandwani is board certified in Orofacial Pain and he focuses on management of complex facial pain disorders in New York and Connecticut.  Dr. Chandwani currently holds an academic position as Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Diagnostic Sciences at Tufts University, Boston and at the St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. Dr. Chandwani underwent his dental training (DMD) at Tufts University in Boston, where he also did his post graduate fellowship training in Temporomandibular Disorders and Sleep apnea.  He completed his Acupuncture training from Harvard Medical School, Boston.  He has authored a number of publications and has presented at National conferences on Headaches and Bruxism.  He incorporates mainly physical medicine approaches to managing these problems including acupuncture, trigger point needling, and stretching in addition to Oral appliances, Botox injections and nerve blocks.  Dr. Chandwani is active in the Academy of Orofacial Pain as well; he is the Co-Chair of the 44th Annual Scientific meeting to be held in 2020.



QCDS Members:   $0

Non-QCDS Members:  By invitation only


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(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST


QCDS Headquarters

86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY

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