Bridging the Orofacial Pain - Restorative Dentistry Divide

Drs. Barry Glassman, Lane Ochi, and Don Malizia, Bridging the Orofacial Pain - Restorative Dentistry Divide
Speaker: Drs. Barry Glassman, Lane Ochi, and Don Malizia
Category: TMJ and Occlusion
CE Credits: 2.25
Format: MP4 Video
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  • Running Time: 2 hours
  • Released: 11/16/2023
  • Expiration Date: 11/16/2026
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2.25 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 200.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

In this first in the series, Drs. Lane Ochi, Barry Glassman and Don Malizia discuss the need to bridge the gap between restorative therapy and orofacial pain that includes damage to the dental structures from bruxism. Join us in the lively no-holds-barred session as Lane, Barry and Don tackle some extremely important dental concepts and set the stage for upcoming forums in bruxism, occlusion and in-depth molding of restorative, prosthodontic and orofacial pain principles.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Know the evolution of the theory of occlusion in dentistry.
  • Understand the role of occlusion in dentistry.
  • Recognize what type of patient requires intervention.
  • Know the different types of intervention and their indications.
  • Understand the risks of intervention.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Barry Glassman is a diplomate of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, a diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, a diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and a fellow of the International College of Craniomandibular Disorders. He serves on the medical advisory board of TSOI. He was on the Lehigh Valley Hospital network staff and served as a clinical instructor in craniofacial pain and sleep disorders. He continues teaching in dental sleep medicine and orofacial pain and is a popular international lecturer.

Dr. Lane Ochi, DDS, FACD, FICD, graduated with honors from the University of Southern California in 1981. He is currently an associate clinical professor in the department of restorative dentistry and was the co-director of occlusion at the USC School of Dentistry. He is also an assistant director at the Advanced Restorative Institute Dental Education Center and serves as a specialist consultant to the graduate prosthodontic program at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in West Los Angeles. He has lectured to national and international audiences about aesthetic restorative dentistry and occlusion. Ochi has maintained a private practice in Beverly Hills for over 40 years.

Dr. Don Malizia’s practice is limited to upper-quarter chronic pain and sleep-disturbed breathing at the Allentown Pain & Sleep Centers in Allentown and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

In the past 12 months from the release of this course, Dr. Barry Glassman has received honoraria from S4S UK and is the owner of Dr. Barry Glassman Seminars. Dr. Lane Ochi has received honoraria from various dental societies and educational institutions.

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This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2.25 hours of verifiable CPD.

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