Feb. 12, 2013
-- Dr. Herbert Blumenthal, DDS, recently facilitated A Comprehensive Look at TMD Part I course at The Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL. During this four-day course Dr. Blumenthal facilitated Dentists in attendance to develop skills utilizing bite splint therapy diagnostically, therapeutically, and behaviorally for the benefit of their patients. The objectives of this class were to facilitate the better understanding of the muscles and temporomandibular joints and their relation to the stomatognathic system.
Founded in 1970, The Pankey Institute is a nonprofit educational organization in Key Biscayne, Florida, dedicated to helping dental professionals master advanced technical skills, improve behavioral skills, and nurture a positive philosophy towards life and practice. It was the first institute of its kind and remains among the most prestigious in the world, attracting dentists from more than 40 nations. Over 21,000 dentists, dental laboratory technicians, and specialists have attended its courses and now serve millions of patients worldwide.