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Resource Guide for Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Resource Guide for Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

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211 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611-2678


Internet Address:

Description of services provided:
This website has a lot of material and illustrations on TMD/TMJ, including the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders and additional resources.

Jaw Joints & Allied Musculo-skeletal Disorders Foundation (JJAMD)

The Forsyth Institute
140 Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-3799


Internet Address:

Description of services provided:
This website provides information about TMJ syndrome, including information on self-help and support groups. In addition, there is detailed information about the organization's research projects.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-2190


Internet Address:

Description of services provided:
Fact sheets on a variety of dental and craniofacial conditions are posted on this website, including material covering various aspects of TMD and its treatments. Recent news and research in the areas of dental and craniofacial research, as well as information about upcoming conferences and meeting, can be found. Go to this website for information on how to find a research study if you want to participate as a subject. There is also a listing of dental schools around the country where you might be able to obtain free or low-cost care or second opinions.

Last reviewed June 2008 by Laura Morris-Olson, DMD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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