New NIH funding opportunity announcements (FOA) on the Biology of the Temporomandibular Joint in Health and Disease (R01/R21). The intent of these FOAs is to support research that will provide a better understanding of total joint structure and mechanics
The National Institutes of Health re-established a cross-institute Pain Consortium about a decade ago to increase pain research and promote inter-institute collaboration. The consortium holds annual symposia and invites young investigators to submit post
As TMJ patients search for alternative treatments to manage their pain, a doctor may have suggested the possibility of trying Botox injections directly into the chewing (masseter and temporalis) muscles to relax these muscles.
The Seventh Scientific Meeting of The TMJ Association - Genetic and Epigenetic Basis of Temporomandibular Disorders and Related Chronic Overlapping Conditions
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Bethesda, MD, September 7-9, 2014
Those who suffer from Temporomandibular Disorders also referred to as TMJ or TMD, may find it impossible to maintain the responsibilities associated with full-time work activity. Some of the symptoms associated with Temporomandibular Disorder, such as vertigo, light sensitivity, and severe pain in the neck, head, and ears, can make it impossible to earn an income. The resulting lack of income can lead to significant financial stress. Fortunately, in some cases, Social Security Disability benefits can help alleviate some of the financial strain associated with this condition.
COSTS OF TMJ DISORDERS
Oct 9, 2014
There are no standardized costs for TMJ treatments. Insurance coverage varies from state to state, company to company, and policy to policy. ...