The Basic Seminar Course

The Basic 40-Hour Cranial Course Courses sponsored by the W.G. Sutherland Temporomandibulo-Cranial Dental Group, Inc. are limited to dentists only
The Basic 40-Hour course is taught over 2 separate weekends. 
** Please note the course dates being taught for the 1st and 2nd half.  **
All participants must have a degree in Dentistry. The location of these seminars is the W.G. Sutherland Temporomandibulo-Cranial Dental Group, Inc teaching facility in Naperville, Illinois. The schedule for the 40–Hour Basic course is listed below. Each dentist will be given individual instruction by experienced faculty and the speed of the instruction will be tailored to the dentist's ability to absorb the information and develop technique.
These programs are accepted by the Academy of General Dentistry for Fellowship and Mastership credit of 20 hours for a participation seminar.

 

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2020 CLASSES

 

September 10-12, 2020 - 1st Half

Deadline for Cranial Payment is August 10, 2020

After August 10, 2020

$700.00

 

$800.00

November 5-7, 2020 - 2nd Half

 

Deadline for Cranial Payment is October 5, 2020

After October 5, 2020

$700.00

 

$800.00

 

The Advanced Cranial Course

The Advanced Seminars. The prerequisite for an Advanced Dental Seminar is completion of the Basic Cranial Course. (A Cranial Academy or SCTF seminar is also acceptable.) The location of these seminars is the W.G. Sutherland Temporomandibulo-Cranial Dental Group, Inc. teaching facility in Naperville, Illinois.

The schedule and estimated fees for the Advanced Course are listed below. Seminar dates are fixed, but programs and fees may alter due to varying conditions.

 

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 September 10-12, 2020     

                                                        Before August 10, 2020               After August 10, 2020                                                                      

Advanced Course                    $700.00                              $800.00

WGSTD Instructors                 $500.00                              $600.00

 

Teachings of Alan Becker, D.O.

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Dr. Alan Becker was a member of Dr. Sutherland’s first cranial group. He was the first recipient of the Fellowship Award in the Cranial Academy.

Dr. Becker taught a 3-day class at The Farm in the early 90’s.

We will present his course in its entirety as our Advanced Course for the April/May Meeting. All Lectures will be given by Dr. Becker utilizing his recordings.

  • Thursday, September 10, 2020

9:00am – 1:00pm Individual Treatment

2:00pm – 5:00pm  Advanced Course

  • Friday, September 11, 2020

8:00am – 5:00pm  Advanced Course

  • Saturday, September 12, 2020

8:00am – 1:00pm Advanced Course

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Awareness
  • Sensing Lab Review
  • Second Thing: What is patient’s mechanism doing?
  • How to help not doing anything
  • Becker Hold
  • Sutherland’s Concepts of Function
  • Diagnosis: Know Normal Function
  • X-ray: A moment of function
  • Lab: Freedom of Movement
  • Anything Can Happen
  • Effect of Palpation or Touch
  • Legal Cranial Dental Contact
  • Lec: Directing, you are not doing anything
  • Lab: Picking up on rhythms
  • Lab cont: Pt hanging on to restriction
  • Lec: Temporal Bone
  • Lec: Techniques for Temporals or any part of the body
  • Lab: Temporal Treatments
  • Still: Brain is God’s Drugstore
  • Cranium - SBS: One point of reference
  • Relation to SBS for Entire Body
  • Spine/Pelvis Same as SBS Mechanics
  • Condylar Problems
  • Philosophy of Osteopathy
  • Lec: Frontal Lift
  • Lab: Frontal Lift
  • Lec: Disengagement of Facial from Frontal
  • Lab: Disengagement of Facial from Frontal
  • Balancing Suboccipital

 

November 5-7, 2020     

                                                        Before October 5, 2020               After October 5, 2020                                                                      

Advanced Course                    $700.00                              $800.00

WGSTD Instructors                 $500.00                              $600.00

 

Teachings of Tom Schooley, DO

 

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Tom Schooley, DO was one of Dr. Sutherland's first teaching staff members in the 1940'sand was credited with the image of the Rams Horn motion of the central nervous system and facia in the cranium.  

He was the Dean of the West Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and later, Head of the OMT Department at the Florida College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Over a 6 year period he presented (5) 2-day Courses to the WGSTD Group. 

We will present his May 1990 course in its entirety as our Advanced Course for the November Meeting. All Lectures will be given by Dr. Schooley utilizing his recordings.  Hands-on will be taught by WGSTD Group Instructors.

  • Thursday, November 5, 2020

9:00am – 1:00pm Individual Treatment

2:00pm – 5:00pm  Advanced Course

  • Friday, November 6, 2020

8:00am – 5:00pm  Advanced Course

  • Saturday, November 7, 2020

8:00am – 1:00pm Advanced Course

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Overview/History
  • Physiology
  • Components of the Lesion
  • Embryology
  • Motion of the Bones
  • Sacrum & Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Depression Treatment
  • Membanes - Falx & Tent
  • Your mind and Treatment
  • Motion - Cranial Bones
  • Treatment Techniques
  • Zygoma
  • Frontal - Sphenoid
  • Maxilla
  • Palatine
  • TMJ
  • Mandible
  • Dynamic Results of Cranial Treatment
  • Case Presentation
  • Sphenobasilar Symphysis
  • Sacroiliac Lesions & Treatment
  • Tom Schooley History
  • Postural Exam & Treatment
  • Piriformis
  • Knee
  • Foot
  • Shape of Skull
  • Sphenoid