Oral Case Defense for Diplomate Status

Candidates for Diplomate status agree to present three (3) patient case histories (i.e., one craniofacial pain case history, one internal derangement patient case history, and one patient case history of their choosing).

Said case histories and defenses shall include the diagnosis and treatment to completion of said patients and establish to the satisfaction of the Board the candidate’s ability, proficiency and exceptional skill in a broad spectrum of treatment procedures relevant to the assessment, diagnosis and management of Craniofacial Pain and temporomandibular disorders of non-dental origin. Such case histories must provide justification of any treatment and documentation thereof.