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Ali Etemad, DDS, MS
2:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 2022
International Academy of Endodontics, Annual Meeting
The Scottsdale Princess Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
“TMJ Imaging and Interpretation: A Case Study"
As endodontists, we are often presented with patients in pain with challenging diagnosis cases of both endodontic and non-endodontic origin. In this presentation, we will discuss such interesting cases seen in our office rarely diagnosed in a dental chair but not for TMJ imaging.
Topics:  Diagnosis of TMJ Disorders
Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the normal anatomy and pathology of the TMJ
  2. Identify how TMJ disorders can alter occlusion and facial skeleton
  3. Gain an understanding of joint based occlusion and malocclusion
Affiliate Professor, Department of Graduate Endodontics, University of Washington School of Dentistry
American Equilibration Society
About the Presenter:
Ali Etemad received his D.D.S. from The University of Washington in 1991. After two years of private practice, he received his specialty certificate in endodontics from The University of Michigan in 1995 and his MS degree from The Rackham Graduate School. With an interest in TMJ disorders and having received training at the Dawson Academy and the Piper Education and Research Center, he serves as the founder and director of the Seattle TMJ Study Club and was the co-director of the Seattle Dawson Study club for many years. He started Pacific Endodontics and has been in private practice since 1995 and you can find him at Outside of work he enjoys partaking in extreme cycling events.