Resource Guide for Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)
by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
American Dental Association (ADA)
211 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
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)
790 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199
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
Bethesda, MD 20892-2190
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.
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