3rd session

Hands on session

  • Splints: 3 piece splint, distraction splint and anterior splint. Indications and use
  • Importance of stable condylar position in relation to TMJ
  • Adjustment of splints: Dawson manipulation and shims technique
  • Radiographic diagnosis of the TMJ. Conce beam and MRI images
  • Arc of closure: diagnosis of the vertical dimension: Kennedy Cuts
  • Introduction to the Axiograph
  • How to measure the vertical dimension on the models: The Erickson tool
  • Clinical Practice:
  • Clinical demonstration of splint fabrication
  • Clinical demonstration and clinical practice of splint adjustment
  • Clinical demonstration Kennedy Cuts: students will present cases for diagnosis
  • Intro to Axiograph Recordin
  • Splints will be fabricated for each student
Warsaw, Poland



  • Dental Degree. University of Uruguay
  • Validated Degree by the University of Barcelona
  • Diploma in Orthodontics by the FACE/Roth-Williams Center for Functional Occlusion
  • Active Member of the Spanish Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (SEDO)
  • Private practice limited to orthodontics – Den Clínica Dental, Barcelona (Spain)
  • FACE Member
  • bollainDental Degree. University of the Basque Country (Spain)
  • Master in Orthodontics. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)
  • Diploma in Orthodontics. San Rafael Hospital. Madrid (Spain)
  • Diploma in orthodontics by the FACE/Roth-Williams Center for Functional Occlusion
  • Private practice limited to orthodontics in Bilbao (Spain)
  • FACE Member