Know your patient’s TMJ complex baseline before dental procedures and manage common TMDs in a dental office
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

What is the reason that TMDs happen after dental procedures? Do we really know the patient’s TMJ complex baseline before a dental procedure? How to adjust your restoration plan to fit the patient’s TMJ complex status? How to manage common TMDs in a dental office? The knowledge and clinical skill will help you to avoid unnecessary complaints after your dental procedure, such as myalgia, arthralgia, neuralgia or chewing dysfunction.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Anatomy and neurophysiology of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Complex
  2. How to know your patient’s TMJ complex status? What is the cause-and-effect correlation?
  3. Common Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMDs) and their diagnostic criteria
  4. Management guidelines and the appropriate usage of oral appliances.

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Yang Gu

Dr. Yang Gu has worked in teaching, private practice, and research at dental schools in China and Canada for more than 20 years. She is currently the director of the Oral Pathology Clinic and an oral pathologist and assistant professor at Dalhousie University for the last three years. She has served as a peer reviewer for the Triple O Journal and BJSTR.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 2 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $69

Hosting University

  • Dalhousie University
  • CE contact name & email: Catherine Lyle,
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Yang Gu,

WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to