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OMT Workshop: Temporal Mandibular Dysfunction & OMM Management

Total Credits: 1.75 including 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1.75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1.75 AOBNMM Specialty Credit(s)

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  AOBNMM Specialty Credit(s) |  Chronic Pain |  ENT |  Family Medicine |  Headache |  OMM/OMT |  Oral Health |  Primary Care |  TMJ Disorder
Kevin D. Treffer, DO, FACOFP
1 Hour 52 Minutes
Access till 03/29/2026 after purchase.


This program will expire and must be completed by 03/29/26.

*** Please note this program was part of the KCU Homecoming 2022. If you participated in the live event, you would not want to choose this program. ***

This presentation will review the anatomy of the TMJ and review OMT techniques for the TMJ, Cervical Spine, and Cranial side of the TMJ.  Techniques to be reviewed include Muscle Energy, Counterstrain, Myofascial Release, Still Technique, and Balanced Membranous Techniques. 

After the presentation, the healthcare provider will be able to:
•    Accurately diagnose somatic dysfunction of the TMJ and the cervical spine
•    Safely apply MET and Counterstrain OMM techniques for a patient with TMD
•    Appropriately bill for the OMT procedure, utilizing the correct codes and modifiers

Accreditation Statement:
The event has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA (Allopathic) Credit Designation:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA (Osteopathic) Credit Designation:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the AOA to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1.75 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Planning Committee:
The KCU CME Committee members serve as the CME Planning Committee for this conference. Membership of the committee includes faculty and staff from KCU and may include physicians from local communities. Members of the committee are listed on the KCU CME webpage at

Each of the members of the Conference Planning Committee discloses that the relevant parties have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation, including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this program. Speaker disclosures are included within each bio and will be shown at the beginning of each presentation.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to
MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial written response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Kevin D. Treffer, DO, FACOFP's Profile

Kevin D. Treffer, DO, FACOFP Related Seminars and Products

Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - Kansas City, and Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Kansas City University - COM

A third generation Osteopathic Physician, Dr. Treffer earned his DO degree from KCU-COM in 1987 and completed a Rotating Internship at University Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri in 1988.  He is board certified in Osteopathic Family Practice by the AOBACOFP and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the AOBNMM/OMM. He earned his Fellow award from the ACOFP in 2013. He has served as full time OMM faculty for 28 years as of July 20, 2020 and has helped train over 5500 Osteopathic Physicians at KCU.  He is the Chair of the Department of OMM for KCU-COM (KC and Joplin Campuses).  He maintains a Specialty Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine practice here in Kansas City at the KC Care Health Care Center.   He authored a chapter in Waldman Pain Management Textbook on the Osteopathic Approach to the Chronic Pain Patient, editions 1 and 2.  He is a member of AACOM’s Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles since 1992 and served as the Chair of the Council from 2011 to 2015.  He has given numerous lectures and workshops covering multiple OMM topics on a local, regional and national level.  He was inducted into the inaugural class of the Mentor Hall of Fame for the AOA.  He received the 2002 Family Physician of the Year award from the Missouri Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and was the 2018 KCU-COM Alumnus of the Year. 

Kevin Treffer, DO, has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Treffer can be reached at or 816-654-7430.



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