Board Certified in Texas

Dr. Riggs is Board Certified in Orofacial Pain and is a diplomat of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He stays abreast of current research and continuing education through active membership in the American Academy of Orofacial Pain (Fellow), American Pain Society, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Academy of Pain Management and the Neuroscience Division of the International Association of Dental Research. He is also a fellow of both the American and the International College of Dentists and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association.

 

                                                                                              --  CURRICULUM VITAE  --


                                                                                        Richard Ray Riggs, Jr.  DDS  (Rick)
 


PERSONAL DATA:

          Birthdate:  February 28, 1951

          Birth Place:  Springhill, Louisiana

          Address:  McKinney, TX  

          Marital Status: Married 


          Wife:  Jo Ann

          Children:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Stacey Leigh
                    Erin Renee
                    Lindsey Ann
                    Brynne Marie
                    Amanda Lynn

          Citizenship Status:  U.S. Citizen




EDUCATION:

          1977                 D.D.S., U.T. Dental Branch at Houston
          1972                 U.T. at Austin (Pre-dental)
          1971                 Tyler Junior College (Pre-dental)




CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

          Certification:

                    Professional Association of Diving Instructors (Scuba), #81247136, issued 7-12-81.

          Yearly Recertification:

                    American Heart Association CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care.

          Licensure:  

                    

                    Permanent Texas Dental license issued 1977, #11334, annual renewal in February.

                    Board Certification in Orofacial Pain, 1996, American Board of Orofacial Pain



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:


  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Board of Orofacial Pain (Diplomat)
  • American College of Dentists (Fellow)
  • American Dental Association
  • American Pain Society
  • Dallas County Dental Society                                                                
  • International Association for Dental Research Neuroscience Division
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • International Headache Society
  • International College of Dentists (Fellow)
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Texas Smile Riders




ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

          1996-2012  --  Director, Post-Graduate Prosthodontic Orofacial Pain/TMD Curriculum, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor                                                College of Dentistry, Dallas

          1996-2012  --  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Restorative Sciences, Undergraduate TMD, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor                                            College of Dentistry, Dallas

          1981-1985  --  Assistant Professor, Director, Post-Graduate General Practice Residency Orofacial Pain/TMD Curriculum, University of                                        Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School

          1981-1981  --  Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

          1977-1980  --  Instructor, Tyler Junior College, School of Dental Hygiene

 


PRIVATE PRACTICE:

          1985-Present:    

                    

                    Solo Private Practice Limited to Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders.

                    670 West Arapaho Road, Suite 5
                    Richardson, TX   75080
                    Phone:  (972) 437-9177

          1977-1981:            


                    Solo Private Practice General Dentistry

                    1211 Clinic Drive

                    Tyler, TX   75701

 

CONSULTANT:          

            Prior consultant on orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas.

            Prior consultant of facial trauma, orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders for insurance review services e.g. NADENT,                         Intracorp, PRNA, Medical Review Services and various other companies.

 

 OFFICES HELD IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

            2014-Present    Education Chairman - Texas Smile Riders NPO            


            1998-2001         Chairman Clinical Outcomes-American Academy of Orofacial Pain

            1995-1998         Peer Review Committee: Dallas County Dental Society

            1991-2000         Long range strategic planning committee: AmericanAcademy of Orofacial  Pain

            1993-1996         Class Captain: Dallas Midwinter Clinic

            1994                   Chairman Banking Committee:  Dallas County Dental Society

            1993                   Banking and Awards Committee: Dallas County Dental Society

            1992                   Medical Forms & Records Committee: American Academy of Orofacial Pain

            1991-93             Chairman of Research, Presentations: American Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders

            1980-81             Smith County Dental Society, President

            1979-80             Smith County Dental Society, Vice President

            1978-79             Smith County Dental Society, Secretary/Treasurer

 


HONORS AND AWARDS:
 
              2012                 ADA, TDA, DCDS Good Fellow Award


              1996                 International Who=s Who of Professionals

              1995                 Fellow of the International College of Dentists

              1994                 Who’s Who of Outstanding Americans

              1992                 Fellow of the American College of Dentists

              1980                 Top Recruiter Award – Kiwanis

              1979                 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities

              1973                 Dean’s List, U.T. Austin

              1971-1973       Alpha Epsilon Delta, Pre-Med/Pre-Dent Honor Society

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
 
              2014-Present    Texas Smile Riders NPO dental care for underprivileged kids


              2004/10/17        Big Brother youth hunt, Black Gap State Preserve, Big Bend, Texas

              2004/10/16        Volunteer, dental screening sealants to school children, U.S. Dept. of Health, Presidio, Texas

              2003                    Present prevention and oral hygiene to Florence Black Elementary students,Mesquite, Texas

              1995                    Assistant coach and pitcher for third grade girls YMCA softball.

              1994                    Assistant coach for fifth grade boys little league and second grade girlsbaseball.

              1993-95               Davis Dads elementary school volunteer

              1991-95               YMCA Indian Princess Program

              1990-Present      Donate special services to Kiwanis Dental Clinic, Dallas, TX

              1985                     Intramural softball league - & - City softball league

              1984                    Toastmasters International - & - Intramural softball league

              1983                    Organized lecture series for private practitioners in San Antonio with resultant study club for advancement of                                                       knowledge of TMJ disorders, San Antonio, Texas.

              1981                    General Practice Representative for United Way Campaign Drive.

              1980-81               Board of Directors of Kiwanis, Tyler, Texas.

              1977-81               Donated time to free clinic performing dentistry for children, Tyler, Texas.

                                            Spoke to schools in Tyler (3rd & 5th grades)
 
                                            Kiwanis Club member, Tyler, Texas

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
 

          A.    BOOKS AND/OR CHAPTERS:

                     G.T. Clark,  N. Mohl,  R.R. Riggs.  Occlusal Adjustment.  In Textbook of Occlusion, Ed. By N. Mohl,  G. Zarb,  G. Carlsson,  J. Rugh,                        1989.

 
          B.    PAPERS PUBLISHED OR IN PROGRESS


                    Dougall, Angela Liegey, Jimenez, Carmen A.,  Haggard, Robbie A.,  Stowell, Anna W.,  Riggs, Richard R.,  Gatchel, Robert J.                                    Biopsychosocial Factors Associated with the Subcategories of Aute Temporomandibular Joint Disorders.  Journal of Orofacial                           Pain, 2012.  Volume 26, Number 1.  pp 7 – 16. 



                    Gatchel, Robert J.,  Ellis III, Edward, Riggs, Richard.  Psychosocial confusion rebuttal.  Journal of the American Dental Association,                     June 2006.  Volume 137.  pp 721 – 722.



                    Gatchel, Robert J., Wright-Stowell, Anna, Wildenstein, Lynn, Riggs, Richard, Ellis III, Edward. Efficacy of an Early Intervention for                         Patients with Acute Temporomandibular Disorder-related Pain. Journal of the American Dental Association, March 2006.  Vol                           137, pp 339 – 347.
 

                    Wright, A., Gatchel, R.J., Wildenstein, L, Riggs, R.R., Buschang, P.H., Ellis, E.  Biopsychosocial Differences in High-Risk Versus Low-                      Risk Acute TMD Pain-Related Patients. Journal of the American Dental Association, April, 2004. Vol 135, pp 474 – 483.
 

                    Riggs, R.R. Evaluating Orofacial Pain Patients:  Beyond the Teeth, Greater Houston Dental Journal. December, 1996.  Vol 68:5,                           pp19-23.
 

                    Riggs, R.R., Frazier, A.T.  Evaluating Orofacial Pain Patients:  Psychological Considerations, Greater Houston Dental                                               Journal.  November, 1996.  Vol 68:4, pp 19-23.
 

                    Riggs, R.R., Siliman, R.D. Evaluating Orofacial Pain Patients:  the Upper Quadrant@, GreaterHouston Dental Journal.  October,                           1996.  Vol 68:3, pp 16-20.
 

                    Riggs, R.R. Evaluating Orofacial Pain Patients, Greater Houston Dental Journal.  September, 1996.  Vol. 68:2, pp 24-28.

 
                    Dolwick, M.F., Riggs, R.R.  Diagnosis and Treatment of Internal Derangements of the Temporomandibular Joint, Dental Clinic                             of North America, Vol. 27, #3 July 1983.
 

                    Post Surgical Management of Complications Secondary to Proplast Teflon Rejection (case study in progress).
 

                    Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Mimicking TMJ Pain, (case study in progress).
 

                    R.R. Riggs, J.D. Rugh.  Muscle Spasm:  Fact or Fiction.  In preparation to be submitted to profession journal.

 

          ​C.    CURRENT RESEARCH


                    Co-investigator with Robert Gatchel, Ph.D.  Psychological Manifestation of Acute Orofacial Pain Patients, Department of                                     Psychology, College of Science, The University of Texas at Arlington NIH Grant No’s: 2RO1 DE10713, 2K02 MH01107 and                                     2R01 MH46402. (2008 – Present)



          D.    ABSTRACTS PUBLISHED:

​                    R.R. Riggs, R.D. Baez, M.R. Hanley.   Comparison of Interocclusal Registration Pastes.



                    Journal of Dental Research, March 1986.

 
                    R.R. Riggs, J.D. Rugh.  An Inexpensive Modification of the Kinesiograph to Record Temporomandibular Joint Clicking. Journal of                         Dental Research, March 1984.
 

                    K.G. Knudson, J.D. Rugh,  R.R. Riggs.  Stability of EMG Rest measurements and Length-Force Curves. Journal of Dental Research,                       March 1983.
 

                    R.R. Riggs, J.D. Rugh, N. Barghi. A muscle Activity of MPD and TMJ Patients and Non-Patients. Journal of Dental Research, March                       1982.



           

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:

                    An Inexpensive Modification of the Kinesiograph to Record Temporomandibular Joint Clicking. San Antonio Chapter of IADR                             poster presentation, May 2, 1984.
 
                    An Inexpensive Modification of the Kinesiograph to Record Temporomandibular Joint Clicking. Presented at IADR, Dallas, Texas,                     March 1984.
 
                    Stability of EMG Rest Measurements and Length-Force Curves. Presented at AADR, Cincinnati,Ohio, March 1983.


                    Muscle Activity of MPD and TMJ Patients and Non-Patients. Presented at IADR, New Orleans,Louisiana, March 1982.

  

INVITED LECTURES:

                    Pairing splint design with diagnosis.  Presented to Texas smile riders, Kerrville, Texas October 7, 2014.



                    Orofacial Anatomy.  Presented to Collin County Dental Hygiene Department.  McKinney, Texas.  November 13, 2012.



                    Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain. Presented to Baylor Oral Surgery, ADA, May 27, 2009.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain and TMD. Presented to Tom Landry Center, Dallas, Texas. Contact: Jennifer Zimmerman,                     Baylor Health Care Center/AMA, November 27, 2007.

 

                    Orofacial Pain Disorders: Evaluation and Management. Presented to MAGD, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Contact Dr. Cason, April                     29, 20 and May 1, 2005.

 

                    Occlusal Splints and Occlusal Adjustments: A Hands-On Course. Presented to Baylor. Contact ADA/TDA, April 1-2, 2005.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain. Presented to Southwest Dental Conference, Dallas, Texas. Contact: ADA/TDA,

                    January 20, 2005.

 

                    Oral Manifestations of Sjorgens Syndrome. Presented to Garland ENT Association, Contact: Dr. Maddox, June 10, 2004.

 

                    Oral Manifestations of Sjorgens Syndrome. Presented to Dallas Otolargyngology Association, Contact: Dr. Dansby, May 25, 2004.

 

                    Medication and Systemic Causes of Dry Mouth, Examination and Recommendations. Presented to Richardson Family Practice                         Association, Contact: Dr. Hussy, April 20, 2004.

 

                    Medication and Systemic Causes of DryMouth. Examination and Recommendations. Presented to North Dallas Neurlogical                               Association, Contact: Dr. Harney, March 30, 2004.

           

                    Occlusal Splints and Occlusal Adjustments – Hands on Course, Presented to ADA Baylor, April 2 and 3, 2004.

 

                    Orofacial Pain/TMD Post-Graduate Prosthodontics Residency Rotation Phase, ADA Baylor, January 21, 2004 through

                    May 5, 2004.

 

                    Clinical Orofacial Pain/TMD Phase, Presented to Baylor Post-Graduate Prosthodontics, ADA – Baylor, January 14, 2004 through                         May 12, 2004.

 

                    Post-Graduate Orofacial/TMD Lecture Phase. Presented to Baylor Post-Graduate Prosthodontics, ADA – Baylor, January 14, 2004                     through December 6, 2004.

 

                    Past, Present and Future Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia: Non-Surgical and Surgical. Presented to Dallas Chapter of the                         Trigeminal Neuralgia Association. Presbyterian Hospital,Dallas, TX.  February 5, 2003.

 

                    Clinical Manifestations of Parafunctional Activities in the General Dental Population. Presented to the North Dallas Dental Study                     Club, Richardson, TX.  November 21,2002.

 

                    When, Why and Where of Splint Design. Presented to the 4th Distirct Dental Society, Sherman,TX. October  29, 2002.

 

                    Various Splint Designs for Orofacial Pain Conditions. Presented to 6th District Dental Society, Corsicana, TX.  October 17, 2002.

 

                    TMD Overview for Hygienist. Presented to Collin County Community College, School of Dental Hygiene, February 6, 2002.

 

                    The Hygienist and the TMD Patient.  Presented at Southwest Dental Conference, January 11, 2002.

 

                    Splint Designs and Bite Registration. Presented to Flying Dentists Association, Dallas, TX.September 29,2001.

 

                    Splint Designs for TMD. Presented to Garland Study Club, May 7, 2001.

 

                    Splint Designs for TMD. Presented to Denton County Dental Society, June 12, 2001.

 

                    Evaluation and Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain Disorders. Presented to post-grad students at BaylorDental School,

                    March 26, April 16 and 30, 2001.

 

                    Evaluation, Diagnosis, Management of TMD. Lecture and clinical evaluations.  Presented toBaylor Dental School, Junior Class,                           March 21 and 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2001.

 

                    Anatomy and Classification of TMD. Presented to Collin County Community College, School ofDental Hygiene, 

                    February 28, 2001.

 

                    TMD Update for General Practice. Presented to Southwest Dental Conference, Dallas, TX.February, 1, 2001.

 

                    Treating the TMJ Patient. Presented to Collin County College School of Dental Hygiene, January 28, 2000.

 

                    Home Care Program for Pain Patients. Presented at the American Academy of Orofacial Pain 24th Annual Scientific                                             Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 30, 1999.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain Disorders. Presented to DFW Occlusion Study Club at Dr. Stetler’s                                                               Office, Wylie, Texas, February 11, 1999.

 

                    The Management of Orofacial Pain & TMD. Presented to Dallas Dental Hygienist’s Society at                                                                                       Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, January 23, 1999.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of Orofacial Pain. Presented to Baylor Dental School, March 18, 25, 1998.

 

                    Anatomy of Pain Practice. Presented to Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Clinic, University of Florida,Gainsville, Florida, 

                    November 16, 1997.



                    Effective Splint Therapy for TM Disorders. Presented to Denton Dental Society, February, 13, 1996.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of TM Disorders. Presented to University of Texas Dental Branch, Senior Class, October 25, 1995.

 

                    Problem Solving Orofacial Pain Patients. Presented to Dallas County Dental Society, March 21, 1995.

 

                    TM Disorders. KGBS 1190, Talk Radio Program, Medical Matters, November 29, 1994.

 

                    Comprehensive Management of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders. Presented to the National Dental                                       Society Medellin, Columbia, South America, August 20-30, 1994.

 

                    Multi-diciplinary Management of Orofacial Pain in a Private Practice Setting. Presented to Staff of Wilford Hall Medical Clinic,                             Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, May 5, 1994.

 

                    A Review of Orofacial Pain Management. Presented to Baylor College of Dentistry Post Grad Prosthodontic Residents,

                    April 25 and May 2, 9, 16, 1994.

 

                    Concepts of Splint Management. Presented to Dallas County Dental Society, February 15, 1994.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management of Orofacial Pain. Presented to the New Mexico Academy of General                           Dentistry Mastership Program, April 2, 3, 4 and August 7, 1993.

 

                    Diagnostic Protocol for Evaluation of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders.  Presented to the Dallas County Dental                       Society, April 20, 1993

 

                    Screening Procedures for Detecting TM Disorders. Presented to Dallas Mid-Winter Conference,January 23, 1993.

 

                    Screening Procedures for Detecting TM Disorders. Presented to the Oak Cliff Study Club, Dallas,November 12, 1992.

 

                    Screening for TM Disorders. Presented to Dallas Mid-Winter Conference, January 18, 1992.

 

                    How to Prepare a Medical Narrative Report. Presented to Dallas Mid-Winter Conference, January 18, 1992.

 

                    Comprehensive Management of Facial Pain Patients. Presented to Baton Rouge Gnathological Society, April 26-28, 1991.

 

                    Screening for TM Disorders; Protocol for Physicians. Presented to Medical Cities Neuro Science Seminar Services, 

                    February 15, 1991.

 

                    Screening Procedures for Detecting TM Disorders. Presented to Dallas Mid-Winter Conference,January 25, 1991.

 

                    Clinical Management of Orofacial Pain & TM Disorders:  A Private Practice Perspective. Presented to Baylor College of Dentistry                       Post Grad Prosthodontic & General Practice Residents, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 1991.

 

                    TM Disorders and Fibromyalgia. Presented to Dallas Chapter Fibromyalgia Support Network,September 5, 1990.

 

                    Expectations of Splint Therapy. Presented to First District Dental Society, Mt. Pleasant, Texas, May 8, 1990.

 

                    Examination Techniques for TM Joint Dysfunction. Presented to Dallas County Dental Assistants Society, April 24, 1990.

 

                    Bite Registration and Splint Fabrication. Presented to Garland Research and Study Club, Mary 15, 1990.

 

                    In Office Psychological Testing for TMJ/Pain Patients. Presented to Dallas Mid-Winter Conference,January 27, 1990.

 

                    Bite Registration Technique for Splint Fabrication. Presented to Dallas Mid-Winter Conference,January 27, 1990.

 

                    Overview of a Pain Practice. Presented to Richardson Study Club, June 20, 1989.

 

                    Evaluation and Management Considerations for Patients with Head, Neck and Facial Pain. Presented to                                                                 the Denton County Dental Society, June 13, 1989.

 

                    Comprehensive Update on TM Disorders. Presented to The Southwest District Dental Association                                                                           and West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, Lake Charles, Louisiana, February 24-26, 1989.

 

                    When to Treat a Click. Presented at the Dallas Mid-Winter Conference, January 29, 1989.

 

                    Evaluation and Management Considerations for Patients with Head, Neck and Facial Pain. Presented to the Hunt County Dental                       Society, November 22, 1988.

 

                    Evaluation and Management Considerations for Patients with Head, Neck and Facial Pain. Presented to the Garland Research                         Study Club, October 20, 1988.

 

                    Comprehensive Update on Non-Surgical Management of Orofacial Pain. Presented to theGuatemala Association for the Study of                     Craniomandibular Disorders, Guatemala City, Guatemala,C.A., August 31-September 3, 1988.

 

                    Nonsurgical Management of TMJ Patients. Presented to the Big Bend Study, May 6-8, 1988.

 

                    Medical Facts-TM Disorders. Presented on Health Network Channel 36, March 15, 1988.

 

                    Occlusal Relationships and TM Disorders. Presented to the Richardson Study Club, March 1, 1988.

 

                    Evaluating the TMJ Patients. Presented at the Dallas Mid-Winter Conference, January, 1988.

 

                    Management of the TMJ Patient. Presented to the El Paso District Dental Society, November 7, 1987.

 

                    TMJ Patients and the Hygienist. Presented to Texas Women=s University, Dallas Anatole, October 9, 1987.

 

                    Examination of the TMJ Patient. Presented to the El Paso District Dental Society, September 12 1987.

 

                    The TMJ Patient and the Hygienist. Presented to TWU Department of Dental Hygiene, December 1, 1986.

 

                    TMJ Update:  Orthodontics. Presented to Dallas Ortho Study Club, October 7, 1986.

 

                    Identifying Pathological Clicking. Presented to Sherman Dental Society, September 30, 1986.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of Clicking:  To Treat or Not to Treat. Presented to Plano Dental Society, June 18, 1986.

 

                    Non-Surgical Management of TM Disorders. Presented to North Texas Society of Oral Surgeons,June 9, 1986.

 

                    When to Treat a Patients With a Click. Presented to Sixth District Dental Society, May 17, 1986.

 

                    Clicking in the Orthodontic Patient:  Does It Need To Be Treated. Presented to the Dallas Ortho Study Club, February 11, 1986.

 

                    Incidence of TM Disorders in Children. Presented to Dept. Of Pediatric Dentistry, UTHSCSA, May 21, 1985.

 

                    Differential Diagnosis of TMJ Clicking. Mini-Clinic, Texas Dental Association,May 4, 1985.

 

                    Relationship of TMJ Anatomy and Joint Noises. Breakfast Clinic, Texas Dental Association, May 4, 1985.

 

                    Evaluation of TMJ Noises. Presented to Guatemala Dental Society, March 23, 1985.

 

                    Non-Surgical Management of TM Disorders. Presented to private TMJ Study Club, Guatemala,March 15-17, 1985.

 

                    Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of TMJ Pain Patients. Presented to Private Practitioners,Guatemala, March 18-20, 1985.

 

                    Non-Surgical and Post-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements:  The General Practitioner’s Role. Presented to Baylor                           Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, December 4, 1984.

 

                    Radiographic Evaluation of Craniovertebral Relationships with Regard to Chronic Non-Specific Head and Neck Pain. Presented to                     department of Dental Diagnostic Science, September 20, 1984.

 

                    Occlusion, Orthodontics and Temporomandibular Disorders. Presented to Northeast San AntonioOrthodontic Study Club, 

                    May 29, 1984.

 

                    Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders. Given at Annual Wilford Hall TMJ Symposium, Lackland AFB, May 24, 1984.

 

                    Non-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements. Presented to San Antonio Orthognathic Club,February 2, 1984.

 

                    Occlusal Factors and Temporomandibular Disorders. Presented to General Practice Journal Club,January 31, 1983.

 

                    Non-Surgical and Post-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements. Presented to University ofColorado Dental                                             School, Denver, Colorado, October 28, 1983.

 

                    Series of lectures and labs for General Practitioners-Non-Surgical and Post-Surgical Management of Temporomandibular                                 Disorders:  A Participation Course for the General Practitioner. Given on the following dates:

                                        June 9, 16, 30, 1983

                                        August 4, 1983

                                        July 7, 14, 28, 1983

                                        September 8, 1983

 

                    Occlusal Considerations for Temporomandibular Disorders. Presented to San Antonio Orthognathic Club, December 1, 1983.

 

                    Non-Surgical Approaches for Management of the Displaced Disc of the TM Joint. Presented at San Antonio Orthognathic Study                         Club, June 23, 1983.

 

                    Non-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements, Splint Design, and Post-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements.                       Given to Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Continuing Education’s Mini-Residency of Oral Surgeons.  Given on the following                       dates:

                                        March 10, 1982

                                        April 20, 1983
                                        June 16, 1982                            

                                        June 20, 1983
                                        November 4, 1982

 

                    Occlusal Considerations in Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders. Presented                                                                           at Wilford Hall Medical Center Dental Directorate Annual TMJ Pain and Dysfunction Symposium,May 23-27, 1983.


 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION: SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATIONS:

                    Occlusal Evaluation, Management, Stabilization and Adjustment hands on course presented April 2-3, 2000, Baylor College of                           Dentistry, Dallas, Texas.

 

                    Hands-on Exercises in the Diagnosis and Treatment of TMJ Patients, Part II, Course Co-Director, 7 hours, April 25, 1992.  UTHSC                       at San Antonio.             

 

                    Hands-on Exercises in the Diagnosis and Treatment of TMJ Patients, Part I, Course Co-Director, 14 hours, February 7-8,                                       1992.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    A Comprehensive Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders, 21 hours, November 15-17,                                 1991.  UTHSC at San Antonio.  Course Co-Director.

 

                    Update on Internal Derangements, 8 hours, March 1, 1991.  UTHSC at San Antonio.



                    Hands-on Exercises in the Diagnosis and Treatment of TMJ Patients, Part II, Course Co-Director 7 hours, 

                    January 12, 1991.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    Hands-on Exercises in the Diagnosis and Treatment of TMJ Patients, Part I, Course Co-Director, 14 hours, 

                    November 2-3, 1990.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    A Comprehensive Update on Diagnosis and Management of TM Disorders, Course Co-Director, 21 hours, 

                    December 1-3, 1989.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    A Comprehensive Update on Diagnosis and Management of TM Disorders, Course Co-Director, 21 hours, 

                    October 28-30, 1988.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    A Comprehensive Update on Diagnosis and Management of TM Disorders, Course Co-Director, 16 hours, 

                    October 16-18, 1987.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    A Comprehensive Update on Diagnosis and Management of TM Disorders, Course Co-Director, 16 hours, 

                    October 3-4, 1986.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    Diagnosis & Non-Surgical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders for the General Practitioner, Course Director, 8 hours,                     July 12, 1985.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    Technique for Taking and Evaluating Cranio-Cervical Radiographs for Non Specific Head-Neck Pain, Workshop Leader, 8 hours,                       April 1985.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    Non-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements for the General Practitioner:  Laboratory Phase.  Course Director, 8                                   hours, July 14, 1984.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    Non-Surgical Management of Internal Derangements for the General Practitioner:  Lecture Phase. Course Director, 8 hours, 

                    June 8, 1984.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 

                    Post-Surgical Management of Patients with Internal Derangements, 2nd Biennial Symposium on TMJ Pain & Dysfunction for Oral                     & Maxillofacial Surgeons, April 22-23, 1983.  UTHSC at San Antonio.

 


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