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PRESENTS an On Demand Course:

TMJ 101: 

Why You Cannot Afford to Postpone Helping These Patients



Do you see patients that have jaw pain, headaches, limited openings, jaw clicking/popping, pain when chewing, and you are not certain what to do to help them?  This course is for you. The temporomandibular joint is one of the most complex and least understood joints in the human body.  It is also the most used joint in our body and affects a person’s ability to speak, eat, swallow, and have facial appropriate expressions.  Approximately 12-15% of the general population suffers from TMJ dysfunction.  This course will help you better understand the differences between a normal healthy joint and one with dysfunction/disease.  This course will also help you determine the best steps to helping these patients feel better.


After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Have an understanding of basic TMJ Anatomy
  2. Have an understanding of basic TMJ Pathology
  3. Know how to complete a 2 Minute TMJ Exam for patients clinically
  4. Know what to do next if they diagnose or suspect a patient has TMJD/TMD


Please email or call/text +1-423-794-6775 if you wish to be in contact with the course author/creator(s) with any questions or for clarification of course concepts or for technical assistance in completing the online test.


EDUCATIONAL METHOD: Lecture, Self Instructional


ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: February 26, 2021

LAST REVIEW DATE: March 7, 2022

EXPIRATION DATE: January 31, 2024


Authors of CE activities are required to present a balanced view of therapeutic options, use generic names of products whenever possible, use images that have not been falsified or misrepresent the outcome of treatment, and refrain from marketing or promoting any products or commercial services.

Authors are required to include peer-reviewed content supported by generally accepted scientific principles or methods that can be substantiated or supported with peer-reviewed scientific literature that is relevant and current. Authors must support clinical recommendations with references from the scientific literature, with a sound scientific basis, whenever possible. Authors of CE activities are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial, or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their participation.


Angela R. Cameron, DDS, PC, FDOCS, LVIF, FAGD

Dr. Cameron is an international speaker, philanthropist, and leader in the dental field. For over twenty years she has been the owner and chief “Smile Artist” at Sophisticates Smiles located in Johnson City, TN. In 2012, Dr. Cameron took over as the owner and chief clinical director for the TMJ Treatment Clinic. She has been honored with numerous awards including being named one of America’s “Top Dentists” and the 2019 “Power Woman” of the Year. Dr. Cameron is a published author and has written three very successful books focused on Cosmetic, Sedation, and Implant Dentistry. In addition to her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, Dr. Cameron holds four Post-doctoral Fellowships including being a Fellow with the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She also has a M.S. Degree in Bio-physical Chemistry and B.S. Degree in Biochemistry from Furman University. Dr. Cameron is the Founder of the Cameron Institute and the Cameron Institute Foundation. She is part owner of the Tri-Cities Otters Soccer Team (Football Club). Dr. Cameron believes that living is about giving and every day she strives to make the world a better place. Johnson City, TN

Disclosures: The speaker is the founder and owner of Sophisticated Smiles, the TMJ Treatment Clinic, and the Cameron Institute. 


This course is supported by Sophisticated Smiles, the TMJ Treatment Clinic, and the Cameron Institute. The contents are solely the responsibility of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of the above companies.

Sponsored by


Sophisticated Smiles