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Orthognathic Surgery and TM Joint Disorders

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

12:00 PM
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Registration open through 9/19/2023 11:59 PM


Activity Synopsis:

Practicing dentists should be able to recognize and evaluate patients with TMJ disorders and/or Skeletal Facial Dysplasia. It is important that they understand the relationship between these conditions and be able to provide care for these patients, including making appropriate and necessary referrals. This presentation will enable the practicing dentist to gain the level of comfort needed when seeing these patients.

Activity Objectives:

1. Identify TMJ Disorders

2. Identify Skeletal Facial Dysplasia

3. Describe the intricate relationship between these two disorders and suggest a predictable outcome to treat them when they coalesce.

About the Speaker...

David Momtaheni, DMD

Columbia University


Dr. Momtaheni is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is also an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist. He is a Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Columbia University and served on CDM Board of Advisors for the past 16 years. He has been in private practice at Rockefeller Center in New York City for the past 36 years. He was the former Director of the TMJ Clinic at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center and has numerous publications. He has lectured in TMJ and facial pain subjects both nationally and internationally. He provided the first, Hands-on Mini Residency Program in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders nationally and possesses a US patent for a device to control facial pain, post-operative pain and swelling. He is an expert in facial reconstructive surgery with 40 years of experience. His 21-page CV illustrates his professional contributions. You can find it at



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Continuing Education

Contact Hours: - 1

TCDM is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptanceof credit hours by boards of dentistry. TCDM designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.

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