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Continuing education course in functional reeducation of orofacial and temporomandibular dysfunctions

  • Languages
  • Duration
    2 sessions: 18 hours
  • Credits
  • Schedule

    March 26 and 27, 2022

    9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • Date
    February 10, 2023
  • Places
  • Location

    Blanquerna-URL - Carrer Padilla, 326-332. 08025 Barcelona

  • Faculty

    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences

Functional reeducation of orofacial and temporomandibular dysfunctions

It is through a long maturation process that the different orofacial functions of suction, swallowing, ventilation, mastication and phonation are organized. For different reasons, there may be dysfunctions that need to be understood and in which physiotherapy treatment becomes essential.

The temporomandibular joint often has dysfunctions that involve organic and functional impairments with the presence of signs and symptoms in which the treatment of physiotherapy in conjunction with interprofessional work has very positive effects in improving these possible dysfunctions.


Know and evaluate orofacial functions and TMJ

Perform clinical reasoning for the treatment of orofacial dysfunction and temporomandibular joint

Develop a complete treatment proposal

Who is it for?

Graduates in Physiotherapy and 4th year students of the Degree in Physiotherapy



The course is structured in two parts:

  1. Functional reeducation of orofacial dysfunctions
    • Suction (fetal sucking, postnatal sucking, sucking problems, breastfeeding, somatic dysfunction, ankyloglossia, lingual frenulum, ...)
    • Swallowing (immature swallowing, dysfunctional swallowing ...)
    • Ventilation (mouth breathing, nasal obstruction, obstructive sleep apnea ....)
    • Chewing (chewing problems) -Fonation (phonation problems, dysphonia)
    • Malocclusion (occlusion and malocclusion problems)
  2. Temporomandibular joint
    • Mandibular anatomy and kinematics
    • Major joint and myofascial dysfunctions
    • Clinical examination and treatment

Certificate of attendance

Course participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Attendance to 80% or more of the sessions is required to obtain it.

Teaching staff

Anna Montmany: Physiotherapist, Osteopath, Pedagogue. Professor of the FCS and co-director of the Title of Expert in Maxillofacial Physiotherapy.

Private consultation @osteonex


Click on the link above and follow the steps below to enroll.
On the first screen, if you do not have the Blanquerna credentials (username and password), you will need to register first.
The application will ask you for the following documents during the enrollment process:

  • ID card
  • Bachelor degree certificate or enrollment in the 4th year of the bachelor degree.

Certificate of attendance

Course participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Attendance to 80% or more of the sessions is required to obtain it.

Cancellation of courses

The Blanquerna-URL School of Psychology, Education and Sports Sciences does not commit to hold any courses for which the minimum required number of enrolled students has not been reached.


Course price
€ 180
Facultat de Ciències de la Salut FCS
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