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National Academy of Medicine Study on Temporomandibular Disorders

The first meeting of the National Academy of Medicine Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): From Research Discoveries to Clinical Treatment will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C.&

Attention Canadian TMJ Implant Patients

The Trial of the Class Action brought by Canadian patients who were implanted with Vitek Proplast TMJ implants, against Health Canada, alleging negligent regulation starts on April 1, 2019 in Toronto.

Long-term Changes in Biopsychosocial Characteristics Related to Temporomandibular Disorder: Findings from the OPPERA Study

The following article by Roger B. Fillingim, Gary D. Slade, Joel D. Greenspan, Ronald Dubner, William Maixner, Eric Bair, and Richard Ohrbach was published in the journal of Pain, November 2018. We are grateful to Dr. Fillingim for writing the following

National Academy of Medicine to Conduct a Study on Temporomandibular Disorders

We want you to be among the first to know that because of the advocacy efforts of The TMJ Association, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) will conduct a first-ever study on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD).

Dentists in Distress

Fear of the dentist is practically a rite of passage in youth. Growing up, I wasn't exactly afraid of the dentist; rather, any excuse to leave school early was a powerful incentive. These days, I have a more complicated relationship with dentistry: I go to get answers and try to feel better, but I always pop a prophylactic ibuprofen or two in case my jaw protests from the oral gymnastics.

TMJ SUPPORT COMMUNITY

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Online Support Community

The TMJ Association is pleased to partner with Inspire to bring you the TMJ Café, a free online support network and discussion community for those with Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD). We invite you to meet others like you, share experiences and tips for getting through the day, and give and receive support.   

With more than 100 national patient organization partnerships and over one million members, Inspire has created the most authentic platform for patient engagement. Inspire's moderators maintain 24/7 vigilance assuring a safe and secure site for our community.

Connect today!

  • Go to: TMJ.Inspire.com
  • Click on the button "Join This Community"
  • Follow the basic instructions and register yourself
  • Once completed, you will receive a confirmation email
  • If you have any registration questions or problems, contact Inspire's help desk

 

Individual Patient Support

A number of individuals have consented to be contacted by other TMJ patients for this purpose. Support Contacts are TMJ patients who understand the physical, financial, emotional, and social issues you may be experiencing. If you would like to speak with a TMJ Support Contact, please e-mail us at info@tmj.org.