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Dr. Clayton Chan speaks at Leading Dental Organizations and Study Clubs in North American and Internationally. He is both a practicing clinician, mentor, leader and teacher to many. (Also see his Schedule of Courses). To schedule Dr. Chan for a speaking engagement, contact Jane his lecturing coordinator at: email@example.com.
October 26-27 in Tokyo, Japan: Morita and NM Japan doctors with Dr. Clayton Chan
(Private Sessions) with Dr. Chan and the Neuromuscular K7 and J5 TENS advanced group.
June 21-22 – Moscow, Russia: Altracore Symposium at the Hyatt Regency in Moscow. Dr. Chan was invited to speak and present a 1 hour as well as an all day GNM Day lecture live K7 demonstration presentation.
February 21 (Thursday – February 23 (Saturday) – Dr. Chan has been invited to speak ALL DAY at the 154th Chicago Midwinter Meeting – Scientific Program on Friday, February 22 (Friday all day) in the West Building of the McCormick Place Convention Center.
Saturday October 26 & Sunday October 27, 2019 – Dr. Chan has been invited to speak at Morita Japan 2019 NMD Lecture.
- (Private Sessions) with Dr. Chan and the Neuromuscular K7 and J5 TENS advanced group.
October 19-20, 2018 – Dr. Chan has been invited to teach a 2 DAY TMD 2 course at Myotronics in Las Vegas, NV. 15 hours of CE credits. Sponsored by Myotronics-Noromed, Inc.
- Course titled: “Diagnosis and Treatment of TMD Patients” – Hands On
- For more course outline information and COURSE REGISTRATION: click
September 28-29, 2018 – MOSCOW, Russia – sponsored by Altracore Biomedical East. Dr. Chan will be speaking 2 days at the Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow, 2/1 bld. 1, Kutuzovsky prospekt, 121248, Moscow, Russian. To REGISTER for the course: https://goo.gl/forms/99x3D86qR5oqyg342.
“What Every Dentist Needs to Know About Occlusion” – Day 1
“Clinical Solutions to Occlusal Challenges” – Day 2
When one evaluates a patient one may see worn teeth, broken tooth structure, failing restorations, bone loss, inflamed gums, periodontal disease, but often do not realize there are other unseen forces that contribute occlusal challenges that go beyond what we learned in dental school. Theoretically we all have an answer, but when it comes to clinical reality our patients may not always be happy with the treatment outcomes. As dentists we know there must be something better. Better answers that make clinical sense.
| We need to know when to grind and when not to grind the teeth.
| We need to know when VDO should be altered and when it should not be changed.
| How to deal with anterior open bites, narrow arches, airway problems…when constructing new occlusion.
| WITHOUT NEW KNOWLEDGE to Change Old Habits CLINICAL FAILURES will continue….
June 8-9, 2018 – Dr. Chan has been invited to teach a 2 DAY TMD course at Myotronics in Las Vegas, NV. 15 hours of CE credits. Sponsored by Myotronics-Noromed, Inc.
- Course titled: “Bite Registration, Orthotic Delivery and Adjustments for Successful Treatment of TMD Patients”.
- For more course outline information and COURSE REGISTRATION: click
October 25th-26th OCCLUSION CONNECTIONS 10th ANNIVERSARY SUMMIT in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Chan will be speaking.
- For more program information and COURSE REGISTRATION: click
August 4th-5th, 2017 – Seattle, WA Myotronics 50th Anniversary Seminar
My presentation title is: “Buried NM Treasures – Clues in Our K7 scans that lead to NM Success”.
Time and Place: Friday, August 4th at 3:15 -4:45 pm. Hyatt at Olive 8, 1635 8th Ave., Seattle, Washington.
- Synopsis: More details about Dr. Chan’s presentation:
- Acknowledging the foundational principles of “Physiologic Rest” has been a hall mark among all neuromuscular clinicians. NM diagnosis begins at homeostasis and the treatment goal of both phase I orthotic stabilization and phase II restorative and orthodontic treatment is to return pathologic conditions to a state of physiologic rest and optimal function. The question we must ask ourselves: Have we achieved our NM goals and effective treatments objectively with our clinical cases?
- What is Physiologic Rest?
- Characteristics that indicate physiologic rest with the K7.
- Treatment scans to validate the quality of one’s finished case.
- Clinical aspects of micro occlusion and GNM orthotic management
- Results of Optimization – the Essence of GNM
October 7-8th, 2017 – Singapore GNM
Day 1 -“What Every Dentist Needs to Know About Occlusion”
- How to ‘rebuild’ failed occlusions.
- How to diagnose occlusal problems.
- Is Airway Related to Occlusion?
- Examination: A Review of the Anatomical Structures
- Intra Oral & Extra Oral Signs and Symptoms
- Deep over-closed bites, excessively worn bite, anterior open bites, orofacial pain, TMD and TM joint pathology.
- What I see and what I do.
- How to come up with solutions.
Day 2 –“10 Fundamental Keys to Occlusion”
- Clinical Solutions
- 10 Fundamental Keys to Occlusion
- When to Grind and When Not to Grind – Preservation of Anatomical Form for Optimal Function
- How to Determine the Orthopedic Position Before Restoring a Case – Live Demonstration with TENS and K7
- Importance of Stabilization Using a Removable Orthotic Appliance Before Final Restorative Therapy.
September 23-24, 2017 – NMD/ J. Morita Japan Lecture 2017, Tokyo, Japan
(Private Sessions) with Dr. Chan and the Neuromuscular K7 and J5 TENS advanced group.
November 16, 2012
Nu Image Advanced Dental Seminars – Raleigh, North Carolina – Private Study Club
November 9, 2012
Lane Dental Society, Eugene, OR
May 19 & 20, 2012
Annual Japan Neuromuscular Doctors Symposium – (J.Morita/Myotronics), Tokyo, Japan
Feb. 23-24, 2011
56th Annual Meeting of the American Equilibration Society (over 450 dentist per meeting in attendance at each session)
“Occlusal Equilibration – How it’s taught”
(Four other presenters will also be on the panel and will be making 20 minute presentations each.)
Chicago Downtown Marriott Hotel on North Michigan Avenue.
March 10-11, 2011
Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver – Live Dentistry Stage
“Obtain A Physiologic Bite for Optimal Function”
March 10-13, 2011
7th Annual ATPA Symposium (Appliance Therapy Practitioners Association), Las Vegas, Nevada. Live Dentistry Stage “Obtain A Physiologic Bite for Optimal Function”Green Valley Ranch Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Oct. 7, 2011
CCADS – California Center for Advanced Dental Studies, Vancouver B.C.
Convergent Occlusion with Dr. Clayton Chan -1 day program
Nov. 4-5, 2011
5th Annual American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Canadian Chapter, Toronto, Ontario, Canada “Gneuromuscular Occlusion – Is It The Missing Link Between TMJ and Comprehensive Restorative Dentistry?” (2 day Symposium),
Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics (ACE) – Key Note Lecture 1590 LBJ Freeway Dallas, Texas 75234, “Physiologic Occlusion”
April 15-17, 2010
Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver, BC
“Update on Physiologic Occlusion”
2 Lecture Presentations
May 17, 2010
Morris Seminars Program Monday (1 Day Presentation)
8:30 am – 4:00 pm Bernards Inn
27 Mine Brooks Road, Bernardsville, NJ
October 15, 2010 (Friday – 8:30 am -12:30 pm)
Frontier Dental Laboratories CCADS (California Center for Advanced Dental Studies) Calgary, Canada
“Physiologic Occlusion in Clinical Dentistry – Taking the Gneuromuscular Approach” 604-639-9102
October 16, 2010 (Saturday- 8:30 am -12:30 pm)
Frontier Dental Laboratories CCADS (California Center for Advanced Dental Studies) Vancouver, Canada “Physiologic Occlusion in Clinical Dentistry – Taking the Gneuromuscular Approach”
Sponsored by – 604-639-9102
Nov 20-21, 2010
South Beach Dental Institute, Orlando, Florida (2 Day Program)
Hyatt Grand Cypress Orlando, One Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, Fl 32836
Jan. 23-24, 2009
Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics (ACE) Key Note Lecture Speaker, “Physiologic Occlusion”
1590 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75234,
March 12-14, 2009
6th Annual ATTP – Appliance Therapy Practitioner’s Association, Las Vegas, NV
Orthotic Therapy Lecture
April 21-27, 2009
J. Morita – Myotronics Neuromuscular Dentistry Tour, Tokyo, Japan
Beginner Group, Intermediate and Advanced Group
3 Day – All day sessions on NM Occlusion and Principles
January 16, 2008
Toledo Dental Society – 4895 Monroe Street, Suite 103, Toledo, Ohio 43623-4349. (416) 474-8611
“The Power of Neuromuscular Occlusion ” – 1 Day All Day Program
May 23-25, 2008
J. Morita – Myotronics, Tokyo, Japan Neuromuscular Leaders Symposium – Beginner and Advanced Neuromuscular/ICCMO Japan Group, Lecture series on the Evolution of Proprioception, Occlusal Management Protocols, Recognizing the Class IV Interference and Orthopedic Verticalization mechanics.
July 18, 2008
Myotronics 42nd Anniversary Seminar Seattle, WA.
“Micro Occlusion – Dentistry at the Next Level”
July 31, 2008
Prophi Study Club, Las Vegas Nevada
“Neuromuscular Occlusion Overview”
January 16, 2007
Societe Dentaire, Quebec, Canada (over 225 in attendance)
(La scociété dentaire de la Vallée du Richelieu) – 1 Day Lectura
An Overview of Neuromuscular Occlusion
February 21, 2007
American Equilibration Society (AES)– 52nd Annual Meeting Chicago, IL – Chicgo Marriot Hotel on North Michigan Avenue
Overview to Neuromuscular Occlusion – Lecture
End of the Day Panel Discussion: McKee, Kois, Chan and Piper
April 20-22, 2007
J. Morita Advanced Neuromuscular Group, Tokyo, Japan – Lecture series on Neuromuscular Occlusion and Cosmetics.
May 4, 2007
Excellence in Dental Education – White Plains, New York, “Update on Physiologic Occlusion”
September 28, 2007
ICCMO – International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics, Las Vegas, Nevada, “NM Complete Oral Reconstruction: Maximize Time Effort and Precision of Occlusion”.
November 7, 2007
ACE Aesthetics (Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics) – Scottsdale, AZ. “Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry” (Bridging the GAP with Neuromuscular Dentistry with Gnathological Principles)
April 9-10, 2006
Tokyo, Japan – Advanced NM Dental Concepts – 2 day seminar. Optimization of the NM Bite and Scan Interpretation
April 16-17, 2006
Osaka, Japan – J. Morita; Advanced Training with Japanese Neuromuscular Instructors – 2 day seminar.
Temporomandibular, Orthodontic/Orthopedic and Restorative Clinical management techniques. Optimization of the NM Bite and Scan Interpretation
April 20 , 2006
Star of the South Convention, Houston, Texas– “The Power of NEUROMUSCULAR OCCLUSION”
July 22, 2006
Myotronics 40th Anniversary – Myotronics 40th Anniversay – Getting the Bite Right: Fabricating and Transfering the Orthotic to the Articulator – Clayton Chan, D.D.S. and Bill Wade (Neuromuscular Dental Technician).
January 6-9, 2005
Derek Mahony – Orthodontic Program, the Flamingo, Las Vegas from Thursday 6 January 2005 to Sunday 9 January 2005.
The role of Neuromuscular Occlusion in TMD, Restorative and Orthodontic/Orthopaedics.
January 21, 2005
Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS), Neuromuscular Occlusion, Fairview, Marriot, Virginia
February 11, 2005
LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY, School of Dentistry – ALUMNI PROGRAM 2005, Loma Linda, California
The Two Faces of Occlusion – Chan and Jeff Brucia
The Role of Neuromuscular Occlusion in the TMD, Restorative and Orthodontic/Orthopedics
March 11, 2005
Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Neuromuscular Dentistry – A Scientific Overview – All Day Session
March 12, 2005
LVI Calgary Study Club, Calgary, Canada– Questions and Answer Time with the Doctors
March 26-27, 2005
Osaka, Japan – Advanced Group, Osaka, Japan – “Getting the Bite Right” – Using and implementing the Optimized Scan 4/5 and Case Reviews.
April 2-3, 2005
Tokyo, Japan – Advanced Group, Tokyo, Japan – “Getting the Bite Right” – Using and implementing the Optimized Scan 4/5 and Case Reviews.
April 28, 2005
Pankey/Dawson Study Club, Dupage, Chicago
Jim McKee invitation for a 1 days lecture with Myotronics, Clinical Application of Occlusal Science, Considerations of Occlusion and Condylar Positioning, Treating the Neuromuscular Complex, and Clinical Application of Electronic Instrumentation
Appliance Therapy Practitioners Assocation (ATPA) – Neuromuscular Dentistry – Las Vegas, Neveda
July 23, 2005
International Academy of Comprehensive Aesthetics (IACA) – San Diego, California – 2 hour Lecture Presentation
July 29, 2005
Australia LVI – Occlusion I, Sydney, Australia – What Every General Practitioner Needs to Know – 1 hour 30 minute lecture.
July 30, 2005
Sydney, Australia Occlusion I (day 2) – All Day Lectures – Introduction to NM Dentistry, How the Stomatognathic System Works, Demonstration of the TENS Bite, Wrap up.
July 31, 2005
Sydney, Australia – LVI Occlusion I – the Meaning of the Mount
October 28, 2005
Aurum Ceramics Seminars – Moncton, NM – Clinical Application of Occlusal Science – All day lecture.
October 29, 2005
Aurum Ceramics Seminars – Charlottetown, PE – Bio- Physiologic Role of Neuromuscular Dentistry – All Day Lecture.
January 30, 2004
American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, Scottsdale, Arizona – 12th Annual Mid-Winter Clinical Symposium.
April 10-11, 2004
J. Morita – Myotronics Neuromuscular Seminar – Tokyo, Japan – Basics of Neuromuscular Occlusion and the Five Principles of Occlusion, J. Morita Corporation.
April 17-18, 2004
J. Morita – Myotronics Neuromuscular Dentistry, Osaka, Japan – Bite Registration Techniques with Devices such as the Myomonitor or K7, J. Morita Corporation.
April 23, 2004
Spokane LVI Study Club, Spokane, WA, – Neuromuscular Occlusion and Extension of Physiologic Principles, 1 day lecture and demonstration with Myotronics instrumentation (K7).
April 27, 2004
LVI Day American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Vancouver, BC Canada – – Neuromuscular Orthodontics – What Every Aesthetic Dentist Needs to Know. 11-12 pm.
April 30, 2004
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Vancouver, BC Canada – – Bite This, Hands on Workshop, How the TENS Works, short lecture.
May 1, 2004
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Vancouver, BC Canada – Science Behind Neuromuscular Dentistry, short lecture.
June 12, 2004
Micro Dental Laboratories, Dublin, California – A Scientific Review of Neuromuscular Occlusion.
July 9-10, 2004
LVI Extravaganza, Neuromuscular Orthodontics, Honolulu, HI, – What Every GP Needs to Know.
August 7-9, 2004
LVI Occlusion I with Ivoclar Vivadent, Sydney, Australia.
August 8, 2004
Australian Dental Association and LVI Extravaganza, Sydney, Australia, .
August 14, 2004
John Kois Mentorship Symposium (111 Mentors Program), Neuromuscular Dentistry an Occlusal Paradigm, Seattle, Washington
August 21, 2004
Myotronics Anniversary Seminars, Seattle, Washington – Getting the Bite Right with NMD.
October 29, 2004
Central Dental Lab Seminar, Barrie, Canada
November 27-28, 2004
Aurum Laboratories, Nova Scottia, Toronto – Canada
Next Generation Orthodontic Group, Banff, Canada –
March 7, 2003
Aurum Ceramics Seminars, Toronto, Canada – 8:00am-4:00pm – “Scientific Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry”, 800-363-3989
March 9, 2003
Aurum Ceramics Seminars, Ottawa, Canada – 8:00am-4:00pm – “Scientific Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry”, 800-363-3989
March 29, 2003
LVI Extravaganza, Alberquerque, NM – “What is Neuromuscular Dentistry?”. 888-584-3237.
April 12-13, 2003
J. Morita – Myotronics Neuromuscular Seminar (Two Day Course), Tokyo, Japa – “PRINCIPLES OF NEUROMUSCULAR OCCLUSION AND BIO-INSTRUMENTATION”.
April 17, 2003
J. Morita – Myotronics Neuromuscular Seminar, NAGOYA, JAPAN -ONE DAY PROGRAM – “POWER OF OCCLUSION”
April 19-20, 2003
J. Morita – Myotronics Neuromuscular Seminar, KUMAMOTO, JAPAN – TWO DAY PROGRAM – “ADVANCED CLINICAL APPLICATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR PRINCIPLES”
April 26, 2003
California Dental Association, Anaheim, CA – 9:30 am – 4:30 pm – “Unleashing the Power of Dentistry, Clayton Chan
April 27, 2003
California Dental Association (Occlusal Panel Debate/Discussion of Occlusion Leaders), Anaheim, CA – “Controversies on Occlusion as It Relates to the Practice of Dentistry (Panel Discussion – Tom Basta-FACE Institute, Terrance Donovan – USC, Charles McNeill, Moderator – Carl Reider, DDS.
May 2, 2003
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Orlando, Fl – 9:30 am- 12:00 noon – “Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Occlusion”
May 2, 2003
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Orlando, Fl – 2:00pm-4:30 pm – “Occlusion Panel” – John Cranham, Clayton Chan and Mark Montgomery.
May 3, 2003
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Orlando, Fl – 8:30am – 11:00 am –Bill Dickerson and Clayton Chan (Workshop/ Demonstration) using Mytronics Instrumentation
May 10, 2003
LVI Extravaganza, Vancouver, BC -“Practical Occlusion in the Progressive Practice”, 3:00 pm lecture – Clayton Chan
June 7, 2003
LVI Extravaganza, San Jose, CA – “Practical Occlusion in the Progressive Practice”.
August 2, 2003
LVI Extravaganza, Phoenix, AZ – “Practical Occlusion in the Progressive Practice”. 888-584-3237.
September 17, 2003
International Academy of Gnathology Congress XXI, Santa Fe, NM – “A Scientific Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry”. 210-567-6460.
September 20, 2003
Central Dental Lab Seminar, Barrie, Canada – “The Power of Neuromuscular Occlusion”, 705-726-6321.
November 7, 2003
Aurum LVI Study Club, Calgary, AB Canada – “A Scientific Overview of Neuromuscualr Dentistry”. 1:00-5:00 pm. Aurum Education Centre. 800-363-3989.
November 8, 2003
Fraser Valley Dental Society, Abbotsford, BC – (;00-5:00 pm. Ramada Inn. 604-870-1050.
November 14, 2003
North Eastern Ohio Neuromuscular Study Club, Clevland, Ohio – Principals of Neuromuscular Restorative Dentistry….Occlusion and Case Finishing. Mustard Seed Conference Room, 6025 Kruse Drive, Solon, Ohio. Lecture 8:30-5:00 p.m.
LVI Extravaganza, “What is Neuromuscular Dentistry”, San Diego, California
Savannah Georgia Study Club of 150 Pankey doctors with LVI – Bill Dickerson, Jim Garry, Bob Janekelson and Clayton Chan
May 7-12, 2002
America Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) – Honolulu, Hawaii, A Scientific Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry.
May 7-12, 2002
America Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) – Honolulu, Hawaii, Occlusion Panel Discussion of 5 panelist (Pankey, Dawson, Bioesthetics, FACE and NM)
May 29, 2002
Golden Study Group, Wickatunk, New Jersey, Practicing Comprehensive Dentistry
2:30-3:00 pm start program. Holiday Inn at Exit 8A, NJ Turnpike (Monroe Township) Princeton Area, Hosted Roni Golden P.O. Box 31 Wickatunk, NJ 07765 (732-972-0325 office).
June 1, 2002
LVI Extravaganza, , Atlanta, Georgia -“What is Neuromuscular Dentistry”
June 22, 2002
LVI Extravaganza, San Francisco, California -“What is Neuromuscular Dentistry”,
September 8, 2002
LVI Extravaganza, Appleton, Wisconsin -“What is Neuromuscular Dentistry”,
September 28, 2002
GenR8TNext Symposium, Tucson, AZ – A Scientific Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry,
October 5, 2002
LVI Extravaganza, Spokane, WA -“What is Neuromuscular Dentistry”,
November 2, 2002
Aurum Ceramics, Calgary, AL, Canada– A Scientific Overview of Neuromuscular Dentistry,
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