David Shulman - TMD - A Physical Therapist's Perspective

Course Summary:    

"TMD - A Physical Therapist's Perspective" - This talk will cover a brief overview of the physiology of muscle. There will be an in depth look at trigger points, their referral patterns and modalities the physical therapist has to offer to relieve pain and dysfunction. TMD's connection to headache and Eustachian tube dysfunction will also be discussed. Attendees will learn how physical therapy can work with the dentist to assist in the relief of chronic or acute TMD and numerous other head and neck symptoms seen on a daily basis.


David Shulman was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 1972, graduated from Cornell University in 1974 and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Physical Therapy in 1978. He has been treating TMD patients for 37 years. He was a guest lecturer at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry for five years. He taught the third year and post-doctoral students pain referral patterns and the incorporation of physical therapy as an adjunct in the complete treatment of TMD. He has been a guest speaker at many dental study groups throughout Maryland. He is the co-inventor of the Dynasplint Trismus device to relieve recalcitrant trismus.


Tuesday April 24, 2018


6:00 to 8:30 p.m. (check in, cocktails and networking from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.)


DC Dental, 1133 Greenwood Road in Pikesville, Maryland

Located at 1133 Greenwood Road in Pikesville, DC Dental is hosting and sponsoring our April meeting. From the Beltway (695), go South on Reisterstown Road, then Right on Old Court Road and Left on Greenwood Road. DC Dental will be on the left. BCDA thanks DC Dental for the use of their modern facility and their generous sponsorship of this meeting. To top off an already great meeting, the evening's menu is being catered by LeMo Catering. This will be a "don't miss" meeting, so register now!





$55.00 - BCDA Members/Non-Dentist Guests/Staff (registered by Noon on April 17, 2018)

$60.00 - BCDA Members/Non-Dentist Guests/Staff (late registration – subject to availability)

$60.00 – NON-BCDA Member Dentists and Guests (registered by Noon on April 17, 2018)

(Price Includes Buffet Dinner and 2 CE Credits. (Anyone with special dietary needs must call the BCDA office at 410-560-0064)

Please see BCDA's Cancellation and Refund Policy


Online Registration and Credit Card Payment for April 24, 2018 Dinner Meeting/Lecture



(410) 560-0064
PO Box 4882 Timonium, MD 21094-4882