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Hands-On Course

Mastering the K7/K7x and Scan Interpretation Course is a hands-on course designed for K7 users, new and experienced, to learn how to utilize their K7 for recording diagnostic data, interpreting the data and taking a bite registration.


Mastering the K7/K7x and Scan Interpretation Course will start off with a 3 hour lecture covering how to properly prepare the patient for a Neuromuscular workup, which includes cleaning the skin, positioning the electrodes, placement of the magnet and alignment of the K7 Sensor Array.  Each of the pre-TENS Scans (9, 9 light co, 11, 2, 3, 6, & 13) will be discussed in detail, which include the theory and science behind each Scan, how to properly record each Scan, options available for each Scan, and how the Scans provide you a diagnostic picture of the patients.   


After lunch the hands-on portion of the course will begin and each doctor and their team members will work together. Each office will choose a team member to hook up to the K7, making sure to follow the proper procedures they just learned. The instructor, Douglas Chase, DDS, will work with each team to make sure they understand and record each Scan correctly.


After recording the pre-TENS Scans, the class will be instructed on how to properly hook up the J5 and start their team member TENSing.  While the team member is TENSing, the instructor will cover in detail the post-TENS Scans (10, 5, 10 light co).  This will include the theory and science behind each Scan, how to record each Scan, options available for each Scan, and how to take a bite registration utilizing the K7 and J5. 


On the second day, the hands-on part of the course will continue and will focus more on the treatment aspect of the K7 and reiterate how to take a proper bite registration. The doctor and team will again work together to record both pre and post TENS Scans to further their knowledge of the K7 and each of the Scans.


The afternoon of the second day will be devoted to reviewing the patient data that was recorded, providing both insights into how and why the Scans are recorded along with interpretation of each Scan individually and as a whole.  Practical tips for integrating the K7 into your practice will be discussed along with case acceptance and case completion.  Dr. Chase will cover dental issues such as a retruded mandible, overclosed bite and worn teeth.


Course Objectives 

  • Have a complete understanding of how to properly clean the skin, position the electrode and magnet and align the Sensor Array

  • Have a complete understanding of how to properly record each of the Scans, both technically and clinically

  • Have a complete understanding on how the TENS works and utilize it when taking a bite registration

  • Have a complete understanding of how to properly take a bite registration and how to verify the bite registration

  • Have a complete understanding of how to interpret the data recorded in each of the Scans

  • Have a complete understanding of how the data recorded with the K7 will help you in your diagnosis and treatment plan

  • Have a complete understanding of signs and symptoms of TMD,  “dynamic decompression” of the TMJ and the effect of posture on the final bite outcome

*This course provides 14 CE credits

*All trainings are held at the Myotronics office in Seattle, WA

*A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to team members


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Meet the Instructors
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SCOTT VERZWYVELT, Myotronics Engineering and Quality Manager

A 2002 graduate of the University of Washington, Scott Verzwyvelt is the Engineering and Quality Manager at Myotronics. With Myotronics since 2015, Mr. Verzwyvelt has played a major role in the development of the K7x Evaluation System. A leading expert on the K7, he has lectured nationally and internationally and has trained hundreds of dentists on the effective and successful application of the K7.



Dr. Raman received his DDS from the University of Missouri in 1983. He has achieved Mastership from the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics and the Las Vegas Institute and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. As the President of ICCMO North America and past President of IACA, Dr. Raman maintains a private practice in Kansas City dedicated to TMD, Neuromuscular Orthodontics & Aesthetics.

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Douglas Chase, DDS, FICCMO graduated from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1979. Dr. Chase practiced general dentistry along with obstructive sleep apnea, TMD, craniomandibular cervical disorders and oral/systemic linkages for 40 years and continues to provide practice content and education on the topics of OSA, CMCD, and TMD. Dr. Chase is a research editor for MedEdPortal and has written and contributed to articles and books on these topics. Dr. Chase has been on the faculty for several universities and continues to lecture throughout the world.  

Cancellation Policy

Since space is limited for these hands-on courses in order to create the best learning experience possible, cancellations received outside the 60 days prior to the course are subject to a cancellation fee of $500 per office. No refunds will be given if canceled within 60 days of the event. Cancellations must be in writing. 

Myotronics Inc. reserves the right to cancel courses 60 days prior to the scheduled date of a course for any reason, including an insufficient number of participants. Should Myotronics cancel a course; Myotronics will refund the fees in full. Myotronics will not be responsible for any other fees, costs or consequential damages with canceling this Myotronics course or activity. Myotronics recommends that participants do not make any non-refundable travel or lodging reservations more than 60 days before any event for which they have registered.

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