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And the Committee heard from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

At the end of the NAM meeting, Dr. Gregory Ness, representing the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAMOS) gave the following comments: “AAMOS welcomes the interest and support of the Academies, the NIH, NIDCR, FDA and The

What Allen Told the Committee

Allen Cowley addressed the second open-to-the-public meeting of the National Institute of Medicine's (NAM) Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) held on March 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. No stranger to the world of TMD, Dr. Cowley is the hus

Some Thoughts on Depression

It is hardly surprising that the chronic pain and limitations in function that many long-time TMJ patients experience can be accompanied by a state of depression, a sense of exhaustion and hopelessness.

Upcoming NAM Public Webinars on TMD

The National Academy of Medicine's (NAM) Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): From Research Discoveries to Clinical Treatment is hosting two public web conferences on Wednesday, June 19 and Wednesday, July 31.   Webinar 1: Pati

The NAM Committee Heard from Patients, Too

At the March 28, 2019 public meeting NAM committee members had a chance to hear from TMD patients who had submitted testimony for the record.

Upcoming NAM Public Webinars on TMD

  • Jun 13, 2019

The National Academy of Medicine's (NAM) Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): From Research Discoveries to Clinical Treatment is hosting two public web conferences on Wednesday, June 19 and Wednesday, July 31.
 
Webinar 1: Patient Care – Dental providers will share their experiences caring for people with TMD.
When: June 19, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM ET
Participation: Zoom web conference Register here.
 
Webinar 2: Professional Education – Panelists will provide insights on the nature and extent of TMD training and opportunities for interprofessional education. 
When: July 31, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM ET
Participation: Zoom web conference Register here.
Participation is remote via Zoom only.
 
Please note that these are public information-gathering sessions of the committee. Members of the public are welcome to join the web conference but Q&A/discussion will be limited to the committee. Public comments can be sent to the committee by emailing TMDstudy@nas.edu.
 
The committee's roster and the Statement of Task can be found on the study's website.
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