About this event

  • Date and time Wed 27 May 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Managing TMJ patient is difficult for various reasons. The challenging task in treating this group of patients is communication, taking a thorough history and examination as well as making the right diagnosis.

In this webinar, participants will develop a deeper understanding of how best to manage the TMJ patient. The expert speakers will delve into important questions regarding the surgical options available to this group of patients, and how to treat more complex cases to free the patient from pain and limited mandibular function.

During this session you will:

  • Get to know about different surgical options available
  • Have a systematic methodical approach in the surgical management of internal derangement of the symptomatic TMJ that is resistant to conservative treatment 
  • Be able to make a decision on the surgical option once the conservative non invasive therapies have been appropriately considered.

This event is ideal for trainees.

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live.

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Mr Mehmet Manisali

President, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Mr Ashraf Messiha

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial and Facial Deformity Surgeon, St George's Hospital, University of London

Speaker's biography

Mr Messiha has qualifications in Medicine and Dentistry. This was followed by General Surgical training before returning to the London Deanery Higher Surgical Training program in Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery at St George’s Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital (Imperial), Kent and Canterbury University Hospital, Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead), and the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Ash was awarded the Intercollegiate Specialty Board FRCS in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and pursued his interest subject in Facial Deformity. He has written several book chapters as well as various publications. He travelled extensively and lectured in Malta, Brazil, Turkey as well as the UK.

He was appointed in a substantive Consultant position at Northwick Park Hospital and St Mary’s London University Hospital and subsequently joined the team at St George’s Hospital, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals. He is a core member of the Cranio-Orbito-Facial deformity Multidisciplinary Team as well as the Joint Orthognathic team. Ash is a Council Member of the Royal Society of Medicine and has an active role as the Educational Lead for Pan London Oral and Maxillofacial Faculty at the London Deanery. He has an active interest in TMJ surgery, OSAS, Orthognathic surgery and facial reanimation.


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Mr Mehmet Manisali, President, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Surgery for the complex TMJ

Mr Ashraf Messiha, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Question and answer session
Close of meeting



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