A study week focussing on TMD, Dental Sleep Medicine and Orofacial Pain with Dr. Henry Gremillion and the Louisiana State University (LSU) Pain Continuum Faculty.

A study week focussing on TMD, Dental Sleep Medicine and Orofacial Pain

with Dr. Henry Gremillion and the Louisiana State University (LSU) Pain Continuum Faculty.


This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and for fun and fellowship in New Orleans, Louisiana.

For those with an interest in dental occlusion, TMD, sleep and in the management of orofacial pain, this is an event not to be missed.

Designed as an interactive program to help better evaluate, diagnose, treat and manage patients who have TMD, sleep disorders, and other types of orofacial pain.

Provisional dates: 8-12 October 2018
Tuition fee: $5,500

Please register your interest or inquiries on our facebook page or with the BSOS on officebsos@gmail.com (subject: 2018 LSU study week) by 7th November 2017.

 

Topics:
Clinical Application of Head, Neck, and Airway Anatomy with Dissection
Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Management
Dentistry’s Role in the Diagnosis & Management of Sleep Disorders
The Many Faces of Orofacial Pain: Beyond TMD

 

Course Directors: Henry A. Gremillion, DDS, MAGD; A. Dale Ehrlich, MS, DDS, MAGD; Gary D. Klasser, DMD and Christopher J. Spencer, DDS.

 

Henry A. Gremillion, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Gremillion is dean of LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry. Prior to becoming dean, he served over 17 years as director of the Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center at the University of Florida College of Dentistry and also directed the college’s fellowship program in craniomandibular dysfunction. He received his DDS from LSU and maintained a general dental practice in Cottonport, Louisiana for over a decade. Dr. Gremillion has lectured extensively in the United States and abroad and has authored or co-authored over 75 scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters in the field of orofacial pain. In recent years, he has been instrumental in recruiting a core group of new dental school faculty members to address education and patient care in the area of orofacial pain.

 

Gary D. Klasser, DMD

An associate professor at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry’s Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials, Division of Diagnostic Sciences, Dr. Klasser earned his DMD from the University of Manitoba. He earned a certificate in orofacial pain from the University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, and he completed a fellowship in oral medicine and oral oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry where he served as assistant professor and director and chief of the oral medicine and orofacial pain clinic. Currently, his responsibilities at LSU include: clinical management, continuing education, research and training of predoctoral and postdoctoral students. He is the author or co-author of 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, two textbooks, and 12 textbook chapters.

 

A. Dale Ehrlich, MS, DDS, MAGD

Chairman of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and a retired Captain in the Dental Corps, US Navy, Dr. Ehrlich earned his DDS at Indiana University. He completed a fellowship in orofacial pain at the University of Florida Craniofacial Pain Center. Upon completion of this training, he was assigned to the Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) where he established the Orofacial Pain Postgraduate Program for the Navy Dental Corps and served as the first specialty leader for temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and orofacial pain. At NPDS, he co-founded the Department of Defense Orofacial Pain Center and its residency program. Dr. Ehrlich is Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain (ABOP) and Diplomate of the American Board of General Dentistry.

 

Christopher J. Spencer, DDS

Dr. Spencer is an associate professor at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry’s Department of Diagnostic Sciences. He earned his DDS degree from the Universit of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Following many years of private dental practice in San Rafael, California, Dr. Spencer completed a two year fellowship in orofacial pain at the University of Florida Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center. He became clinical director of the Pain Center under Dr. Henry Gremillion. Currently, Dr. Spencer’s responsibilities involve clinical faculty practice in the treatment of orofacial pain, training both predoctoral and postdoctoral students in diagnosis and treatment planning, continuing education, and writing articles to help educate health care professionals about the reality of facial pain in our patient populations.

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