Tentative Program

DAY 1 – September 11, 2016

7:00 PM


DAY 2 – September 12, 2016 

8:00 AM


8:40 AM


9:00 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER  - Paul Kresbach, DDS, PhD


10:30 AM

Cartilage Stiffness and Thickness Distributions Revealed by an Automated Indentation Technique in the Temporomandibular Joint



Sim S, Matuska A, Garon M , Quenneville E, McFetridge P and Buschmann MD

Polytechnique Montreal, Quebec, Canada University of Florida, Florida, United

10:45 AM

Distribution of masticatory muscle activity during non-symmetrically loaded open-close movements



van Sluijs RM, Koolstra JH, Wojczynska A,Gallo LM

Department of Functional Anatomy, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Research Institute MOVE, University of Amsterdam and VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Clinic for Masticatory Disorders and Complete Dentures, Center for

11:00 AM

Cartilage response to a sliding load depends on indenter radius



Schäti ORi1,2, Colombo V1, Torzilli PA2, Gallo LM1

1Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 2Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA

11:15 AM

Viscoelastic characterization and numerical simulation of the whole TMJ disc for static and dynamic loadings.



Barrientos E1, Pelayo F1, Tanaka E2, Lamela MJ1, Canteli1, de Vicente JC3

1Department of Construction and  Manufacturing  Engineering, University of Oviedo, Spain.  2Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan.  3Department of Surgery and Medical Surgical Specialities, University of Oviedo, Spain.

11:30 AM



11:45 PM

Assessment of minipig TMJ structure-function relationships supports its suitability for human comparative studies



Vapniarsky n, Aryaei A, Arzi B, Hatcher DC, Hu J,  Athanasiou KA

12:00 PM

The Temporomandibular Joint of dolphins and porpoises



Arzi B, McDonald M, Vapniarsky N,  Staszyk C, Leale DM, Woolard KD,Verstraete FJM

12:15 PM

Animal model for temporomandibular joint research: morphological, histological and biomechanical characterization of the sheep joint disc



Angelo DF, Salvado F, Morouço P, Alves N, Gonzalez R, Monje F, Fernandes R, Ferreira J, Santos F, Pinho M

12:30 PM

Behavioral Changes Associated with Cutaneous, Myogenic, and Arthrogenic Capsaicin-mediated Hypersensitivity in the Rat





2:00 PM

Microparticle Drug Delivery Systems in the Management of TMJ Disorders



Mercuri LG

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center & Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion and Nanomedicine, Chicago, IL, USA

2:15 PM

Twenty years of surgical management of advanced degenerative arthritis of temporomandibular joint with metal fossa-eminence hemijoint replacement prosthesis: 1996 - 2016



Keller EE, Baltali E

2:30 PM

Correlation Between Arthroscopic Findings of TMJ Synovitis, Serology, and Synovial Biospy Outcomes



Hossameldin RH, McCain JP

Lecturer of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine , Cairo University , Egypt

2:45 PM

Preoperative predictors for  successful outcome after temporomandibular joint arthroscopy



Ulmner M, Weiner CK, Lund B

Department of Oral- and Maxillofacial Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

3:00 PM

Arthroscopic Repositioning And Suturing Of The Temporomandibular Joint Disc -  A New Design.



da Silva PA ,Moreira LD, Freire FS, Heladio R, Motta L

São Leopoldo Mandic School of Dentistry - Campinas -SP- Brazil

3:15 PM

Temporomandibular Custom Hemi-joint Replacement Prosthesis: Prospective Clinical and Kinematic Study



Keller,EE, Baltali, E, Liang X, Zhao K, Huebner MA, An K

3:30 PM



4:00 PM

Comparison of mandibular kinematics and maximum voluntary bite force in mandibulectomy patients with and without reconstruction of the mandible of the custom implant.



Linsen S, Oikonomou A, Martini M, Teschke M

4:15 PM

An innovative temporomandibular joint prosthesis is necessary




1 Université de Bordeaux, Institut de Mécanique et d’Ingénierie, Bordeaux, Fr.; 2 University of Aveiro, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Aveiro, Pt.

4:30 PM

Mevalonate Pathway and The Prevention of PTOA



Lv M, Zhou Y, Fan S, Wang L,  Lu X

University of Delaware

4:45 PM

The role of elastin fibers in the temporomandibular joint disc: structural- functional study



Fazaeli S 1,3, Ghazanfari S 2,3, Everts V1,3, Smit T2,3, Koolstra JH 1,3

1 Department of Oral Cell Biology and Functional Anatomy – Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 2 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - VUmc, Amsterdam the Netherlands. 3 MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam.

5:00 PM



5:30 PM

In-vivo Regenerative Potential of Various Polymeric Scaffolds in Osteochondral TMJ Defects



Chin AR, Taboas JM, Gao J, Wang Y, Kumta P, Almarza AJ

5:45 PM

Extracellular Matrix-Based Device for Reconstruction of the Temporomandibulat Joint Disc



Brown BN1, Chung WL1, Cheetham J2, Almarza AJ1, Badylak SF1

1 University of Pittsburgh; 2Cornell University

6:00 PM

Hydrogels for controlled drug delivery and tissue engineering of the Temporomandibular Joint



Talaat WM1,2, Haide M3,4,  Kawas SA1, Kandi N5, and Harding DRK6

1Department of Oral and Craniofacial Health Science, College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE; 2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Suez Canal University, Ismaillia, Egypt; 3Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, College of Pharmacy, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE; 4Department of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University; 5Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Women, Ain Shams University, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt; and Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

6:15 PM

Regenerative Medicine for the TMJ: Past, Present and Future




6:30 PM


7:30 PM


DAY 3 – September 13, 2016

8:30 AM


9:00 AM


10:00 AM



10:30 AM

Comparison of arthrocentesis and single intraarticulary injection of sodium hyaluronate or corticosteroids in patients with Wilkes classification II-III, IV-V. Prospectice 24 months long term study.



Vladimir M, Jitka L

Charles University and Faculty Hospital Prague, Dept.of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prague, Czech Republic

10:45 AM

Hydroxyapatite collagen scaffold with autologous bone marrow aspirate for condylar regeneration



Howlader D, Vignesh U, Bhutia DP, Mahajan N, Chandra T, Mehrotra D

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

11:00 AM

Hyaluronic acid injection vs. occlusal splint treatment of chronic temporomandibular joint disorders.



Tartaglia GM, Connelly ST, Silva R, Gizdulich A

University of California San Francisco

11:15 AM



11:30 AM

TMJ from an Orthodontic Point of View



Martin D

11:45 AM

Meridian AM: Novel Orthotic for TMD Treatment



Cress SE

12:00 PM

Effects of Tooth Clenching on Pain Tolerance



BrüggerM1,2, Waech T1, Gallo LM1, Ettlin D1

1Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 2Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

12:15 PM

Efficacy of Modified Twin-Block Splint Treatment on Temporomandibular Joint Disc Displacement with Reduction



Zhu Y,  Gu Y,  Hu X, He L, Liang Z

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shenzhen Second People; Hospital, the First Affilliated Hospital, University of Shenzhen,

12:30 PM



1:30 PM

Properties of Remodeled ECM Scaffolds in the Porcine Temporomandibular Joint



 Lowe J, Chung W, Brown B, Johnson S, Badylak S, Almarza A

University of Pittsburgh, Department of Bioengineering, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral Biology, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Center for Craniofacial Regeneration

1:45 PM

Chondrocyte Phenotype Progression is Sensitive to Hydrogel Composition in Engineered Physis Microtissues



Chen J, Donius AE, and Taboas JM

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2:00 PM

Role of BMP signaling mediated by ACVR1 During Chondrogenic Induction of Neural Crest Cells



Stephens C1, Carrion R1, Yang J2, Mishina Y2, Coleman RM1,3

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Department, of Biologic and Materials Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2:15 PM




2:45 PM

Correlation between computed tomographic and pathologic evidence of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis in horses



Tanner JC, Leale D, Arzi B, and Cissell DD

Dept. of Surgical & Radiologic Sciences, University of California, Davis

3:00 PM

Bouguila and Khochtali’s technique for the treatment of recurrent temporomandibular dislocation



Bouguila J1,2,3, Khochtali H1

1Sahloul Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia, 2 Tunis Medical School. Tunis-El Manar University. Tunisia, 3La Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

3:15 PM



4:00 PM

Arthrocentesis followed by intraarticular autologous blood injection for the treatment of recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation



Bayoumi AM, Al-Sebaei MO, Mohamed KM, Al-Yamani AO, Makrami AM

4:15 PM

Comparative Analysis of Histological & Radiological Findings in TMJ Ankylosis



Chandra S, Mehrotra D, Pandey R

Department of Oral  Pathology & Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

4:30 PM

Study protocol for  bioengineered disc implants in Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ): experimental protocol of two exploratory Black Merino Sheep randomized controlled trials



Angelo DF, Salvado , Morouço P, Alves N, Gonzalez R, Monje F, Fernandes R, Ferreira J

Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon

4:45 PM



5:15 PM

Finite element modeling of temporomandibular joint mechanics utilizing a proportional integral derivative feedback controller



Coogan J., Eliason T, Nicolella D

Southwest Research Institute

5:30 PM

Loading of the TMJ while wearing a Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD)



Koolstra JH, Heidsieck DSP

Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA)

5:45 PM

Mandibular instantaneous axis of rotation after alloplastic total TMJ replacement



Gallo, L

Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

6:00 PM