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Advanced Bite and Orthotic Techniques:
Physiologic Dx/Tx Foundations


Hands-On Treatment Course with the J5 & K7

This is an intensive course that integrates the well-established physiologic neuromuscular principles into your practice to provide this most rewarding type of dentistry - treating the worn dentition, TMD, OSA, and aesthetic concerns of patients. There will be extensive Hands-on sessions to train you and your team on how to take an optimum TENS bite and use the K7 with confidence to properly adjust the finished orthotic; we refer to this reversible stabilization process as Phase I therapy.


Learn the proper workflow for successful and profitable implementation of Neuromuscular principles from initial marketing and consultation, patient preparation, work-up, bite registration, orthotic adjustments, and moving into the final phase of treatment (Phase II). There will be extensive discussion on effectively managing a patient with worn dentition or TMD. This course will also introduce the effects of an obstructed airway and how to look for this in your patients. You can maximize the learning of the techniques taught in this course by bringing your orthotic and your team's orthotics to the course. It is highly recommended that your key team members attend this course in order to support and successfully integrate the technology and techniques you will learn.

This course is taught by clinicians with extensive clinical experience in the diagnosis, treatment and case management of TMD, OSA and reconstruction patients. Attendance will be limited to 20 doctors and team.  

Course Overview - Day 1:

  • Discussion on the prevalence of mal-occlusion and it's etiology and an overview of physiologic dentistry and its application in practice

  • Taking an effective TENS bite to create an optimum orthotic

  • Introduction to the K7 Evaluation System and how it works with the Dental TENS to verify and maintain the correct bite for healing and stability. How to achieve precision, predictability and Dx/Tx confidence.

  • Bite registration and orthotic protocols to use when treating the worn dentition, TMD, OSA or aesthetic cases

  • Discussion of the proper selection of orthotics- removable, fixed or hybrid

  • Beyond deprogrammers and joint loading tests - using the power of technology for effective patient education and to set your practice apart

  • Coronoplasty protocols and the utilization of the K7 to adjust an orthotic to achieve a verifiable mandibular position for healing and stability

  • Effective treatment and patient management protocols utilizing an orthotic through reversible orthotic therapy (Phase I) and preparation for Phase II

  • How to train your team to support and implement the transition to Physiologic dentistry into your practice and to better identify TMD & Sleep patients and increase case acceptance


  • Establishing the bite with a Physiologic orthotic, confirm the patient's stability with the K7 and manage the bite for the patient's successful transition to Phase II


  • Live patient over-the-shoulder demonstration on how to take a K7 TENS Bite

  • Hands-on sessions with the K7 to develop confidence and proficiency with the K7 as a diagnostic and treatment tool

  • Application of Duotrodes on first group of attendees and TENSing to take a K7 TENS Bite


Course Overview - Day 2:

  • How to increase patient acceptance for transition to Phase II


  • Hands-on sessions with the K7 to develop confidence and proficiency with the K7 as a diagnostic and treatment tool

  • Application of Duotrodes on second group of attendees and TENSing to take a K7 TENS Bite


  • Live patient over-the-shoulder demonstration on how to take a K7 TENS Bite and perform coronoplasty on an orthotic for successful Phase I therapy


  • Considerations for successful Phase II treatment. How to develop the case to move confidently into Phase II

  • Discussion of phase II options keeping minimally-invasive alternatives top of mind - veneers with preparation? orthodontics? and what happens if full-mouth rehabilitation is needed

  • Designing the ideal smile: Preparing restorations & material choices, functional considerations in smile design

  • How to best communicate with your lab to get the most accurate appliance possible and ensure it is successful the first time

  • Developing a team blueprint to launch your practice into the Diagnosis and Treatment considerations of OSA, TMD, Postural issues and Aesthetics, and how to manage patients and their cases and market the unique and valuable services you provide

 14 CE credits

Early Bird tuition: $2,295 doctor/$1,195 team

Regular tuition: $2,495 doctor/$1,295 team  


Formats available:

Live, In-Person

Prerequisite: Myotronics Series 1 or equivalent proficiency with Myotronics equipment

Series 2 - Advanced Bite and Orthotic Techniques: Physiologic Dx/Tx Foundations
Sep 08, 8:00 AM – Sep 09, 5:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn O'Hare Airport,
Chicago, IL
Available courses


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Sacramento, California

Michael Miyasaki, DDS graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1987. For over 30 years he has lectured internationally on Occlusion and Restorative techniques and has been involved in live-patient treatment courses for 25 years. Dr. Miyasaki is the head of the Academy of Minimally Invasive Implantology, is the current Director of Education for the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum focused on live-patient full mouth rehabilitation, and works with many manufacturers on R&D and Education. Dr. Miyasaki maintains a private practice in Sacramento, CA, focused on comprehensive dentistry and function.

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Cancellation Policy

Since space is limited 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 Doctor and $200 per team member. 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 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 30 days before any event for which they have registered.

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