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Honor Families Who Bravely Battle TMD

If you haven't done so already, please join me in making a year-end contribution to The TMJ Association (TMJA) in the honor of families like mine and yours who bravely battle this disease each and every day. Since my daughter, Alexandra, b

From Functional Pains to Central Sensitivity Syndromes

The following article in Medscape refers to TMD and some of its overlapping pain conditions as functional pains and proposes to change that description. Medscape is the leading online resource for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offeri

Are TMD Patients More Pain Sensitive? Maybe. But It's Complicated

TMD patients come in many different varieties. Some experience pain and dysfunction confined only to the jaw and/or the associated chewing muscles. Other TMD patients have jaw pain plus one or more other painful conditions elsewhere in the body. Scientis

TMJA's 8th Scientific Meeting

TMJA celebrated its 8th biennial scientific meeting this fall provocatively challenging scientists to answer, "How Can Precision Medicine Be Applied to Temporomandibular Disorders and its Comorbidities?" For three days scientists from fields

Introducing our TMD Nutrition Guide

The pain and jaw dysfunction associated with Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) can impact your ability to chew and swallow food. How and what you are able to eat can seriously compromise your nutritional and health status - an aspect of TMD that is often


  • Oct 9, 2014

From time to time, TMJ patients who contact The TMJ Association ask to be put in touch with other TMJ patients in order to discuss their common experiences. ...

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TMJ Circle of Support De vez em quando, ATM pacientes que entraram em contato com a ATM Associação pedir para ser colocado em contato com outros pacientes DA ATM para discutir suas experiências comuns. A ATM Associaç&atild ...

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TMJ Circle of Support Von Zeit zu Zeit, TMJ-Patienten, die sich das Kiefergelenk Verband, lassen Sie in Kontakt mit anderen TMJ-Patienten um sie über ihre gemeinsamen Erfahrungen. Das Kiefergelenk Verband beteiligt sich an den folgenden Social ...

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In Treating TMJ

To view or order a free booklet about TMJ Disorders, visit the National Institutes of Health website.

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