Dr. Auvenshine’s 3rd Year Resident Dr. Pettit Set to Present at the American Equilibration Society’s Annual Meeting

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Dr. Auvenshine is pleased to announce that his third year resident Dr. Pettit has recently been chosen to present at the annual meeting for the American Equilibration Society.

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This February, Dr. Auvenshine will be attending the Scientific Meeting of the American Equilibration Society in Chicago, and he’s proud to announce that his third year resident Dr. Nathan Pettit has been selected to make a poster presentation during the event. The 59th annual meeting features two days full of panels, discussions and exhibitions that address the needs to today’s dental patients.

Dr. Pettit has been working with Dr. Auvenshine during his residency at the V.A. Hospital. While there, he has worked with other graduate students conducting research on the Hyoid bone under Dr. Auvenshine's direction. With the help of Dr. Auvenshine acting as director, Dr. Pettit has made this research the subject of his Master’s thesis. In addition, Dr. Auvenshine will be writing three scientific papers on the work that has been done to date.

Dr. Pettit will present at the AES meeting on February 19, 2014 while Dr. Auvenshine meets with his co-chair for the 2017 program to begin planning for the event.


The AES is a worldwide organization that deals with the treatment and diagnosis of dental occlusion diseases and TMJ disorders. For nearly 60 years the society and its members have been sharing knowledge of the masticatory system with the mission of enhancing the lives of the medical communities and public that the members serve.

To learn more about Dr. Auvenshine and the MedCenter TMJ, please visit: http://www.medcentertmj.com/

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At MedCenter TMJ Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine and his team of medical professionals are helping patients that suffer from orofacial pain and temporomandibular joint disorders find relief. For more than 35 years Dr. Auvenshine has focused his practice solely on providing specialized treatment for craniomandibular disorders in order to give his patients the best care possible for their unique needs. Before opening his own private practice Dr. Auvenshine worked as a dental officer in the United States Army and as a faculty member at LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans where he founded the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and Facial Pain Clinic at the LSU School of Dentistry.

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