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Teeth and Jaws.

Time:

08:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Author:

James J. Abrahams, MD, Kristine Marie Mosier, DMD, PhD, and Per-Lennart Alwe Westesson, MD, PhD

Code: RC606

Objective:

This session has three sections. First is Basic Anatomy and Implants. Attendees will have better understanding of jaw anatomy that will allow them to better understand and interpret images of the jaw. They will also learn to use and interpret images produced by dental CT reformatting programs. This section provides better understanding of dental implants and the use of reformatted images to evaluate implant patients. The second section is Jaw Lesions, in which attendee will recognize common presentations of odontogenic cysts and tumors. They will also be familiar with fibro-osseous lesions and other tumor mimics. Attendees are going to recognize the common non-odontogenic lesions arising within the jaws. This section discusses what the referring clinician needs to know. The third section is Temporomandibular Joint. Attendees will have better understanding of TMJ anatomy, pathophysiology and pathology that will allow them to better understand and interpret images of the TMJ. They will also learn techniques and interpretation of TMJ images. This section provides an understanding of how TMJ imaging findings are related to patient symptomatology, evaluation and treatments.

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