Dr. Stephanie Kinsey completes continuing education and advanced certification in jaw disorders
Stephanie Kinsey, DDS, owner and founder of Palencia Dental has completed core programs and advanced education focusing on proactive, advanced neuromuscular jaw pain correction in oral medicine.
By: Palencia Dental
Dr. Kinsey completed the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, (LVI Global) continuing education (CE) credit courses in Practical Advanced TMD Continuum and evaluating TMD patients with Cone-beam computed tomography systems (CBCT), a variation of traditional computed tomography. TMD diagnosis and treatment is one of
Dr. Kinsey's most significant competencies to help patients suffering with jaw pain and tooth loss. TMD is a medical term covering pain and or dysfunction of the muscles, and joints that move and or connect the lower and upper jaw to the skull including the malady, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ, TMD).
Her studies in Las Vegas on December 6 included training on identifying patients who can benefit from a CBCT, which is taken onsite at Palencia Dental, combined with patient examinations for diagnostic purposes. Additional instruction covered aligning the CBCT's multifaceted images and analyzing results and abnormalities to benefit the patient.
Dr. Kinsey continues her distinguished training and research in all facets of dentistry and patient safety to serve the community and educate patients on the importance of dental and oral health and addressing the concerns of COVID 19 in the medical and health environment. Dr. Kinsey ensures the health and safety of her patients and staff with a medical team that cleans and disinfects the dental operatories between interactions with patients. Palencia Dental maintains the highest level of sanitation practices for employees and patients.
Dr. Kinsey is an American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) Qualified Dentist and has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years. Her St. Augustine and Northwest St. Johns County dentistry practice is dedicated to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of one's smile combining conservative and state-of-the-
Dr. Kinsey graduated with honors in 1994 from the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver, Colorado. She was accepted into a General Practice Residency in Chicago, Illinois at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center where she was invited to stay a second year and serve as chief resident. Palencia Dental is located at 159 Palencia Village Dr. Suites 107-109 in St. Augustine, Fla. For more information, call 904.826.4343. Visit the website at www.palenciadental.com.
Dr. Stephanie Kinsey