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Patient Jaw Exercises
Tanya Kushner, DDS
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Isometric contraction and passive jaw exercise can help patients who experience transient morning jaw pain. This video demonstrates common techniques to assist the patient in performing isometric contraction and passive jaw exercises. 

Note: CE credit is not offered for demonstrations.
Target Audiences
Dentists and chairside dental staff treating patients with sleep-related breathing disorders.
Supplementary Reading
Sheats R, et al. Management of Side Effects of Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine. 2017; 4(4): p. 111-125.
Speaker Bio

Dr. Tanya Kushner has been practicing dentistry since 1997. She graduated at the top of her class from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago and practiced as a general dentist for 15 years. In 2014 Dr. Kushner limited her practice to dental sleep medicine and orofacial pain. Dr. Kushner is board certified through the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Orofacial Pain and is a fellow of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain. 

She has no relevant financial interest/other relationships to disclose.

Additional Information
Content for this online learning module was last reviewed and approved by the AADSM Education Committee on November 1, 2019. No committee members have relevant financial interest/other relationships to disclose. Education Committee: Kathi Wilson, DDS - Chair; Saleema Adatia, DMD; Michael Pagano, DDS; Gordon Bell, DDS; Maia Tsirghiladze, DMD; Harmeet Chiang, DMD; Kevin Wallace, DMD; Michelle Cantwell, DMD - Board Liaison; and Patricia Braga, DDS - Director of Education Duration: 5 minutes Original release date: January 2, 2020 Expiration date: None AADSM online learning modules are funded exclusively by the AADSM.

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