From time to time, The TMJ Association has reported research findings indicating that one or another form of a gene is found more frequently in patients with Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) than in non-patients, suggesting a role for genetic factors in
Karen Raphael, PhD, a long-time TMD researcher now at the New York University College of Dentistry, has provided the following commentary on the Susan Herring Botox® article, along with information on her plans for clinical studies of TMD patients who have been treated with Botulinum Toxin for TMD Pain.
An article published online in the journal Bone* by a team of French investigators confirms that injecting Botox® into jaw muscles leads to significant bone loss in adult rats.
The OPPERA study has demonstrated that pelvic pain is moderately associated with Temporomandibualr Disorders. Given this relationship we are publicizing this new NIH research opportunity.
The Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic P
Its purpose is to expand contemporary, systematic research approaches to elucidate the role of immune system plasticity in health and in the pathogenesis of dental, oral, and craniofacial (DOC) diseases. The goal is to advance knowledge of the immunologi