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It's Time to Be Part of the Solution

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Study on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) is well underway. We strongly encourage everyone affected by TMD to write to the NAM committee letting them know what it is like to live with TMD and your experiences with getting care.

New CME on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions

The Chronic Pain Research Alliance, an initiative of The TMJ Association, in partnership with the International Pelvic Pain Society, is pleased to announce the release of our newly developed Continuing Medical Education (CME) program on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions.

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.

Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): From Research Discoveries to Clinical Treatment

  • Apr 3, 2019

National Academy of Medicine Public Workshop

The Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): From Research Discoveries to Clinical Treatment is conducting a one and a half day public workshop and information gathering session on March 28-29th in Washington, DC. This workshop will include presentations from researchers and clinicians and input from patients and stakeholders. There will be an opportunity for public comments. The committee's roster and the Statement of Task can be found on the study's website.

The workshop agenda and registration links can be found here. Please note that participation will be possible both in-person and remotely via web conference. If you would like to make a public comment, either in-person or remotely, we ask that you register here. Written comments can also be provided to the committee (please email All written comments will be included in the committee's public access file. 

Please contact the study staff with any questions: or 202-334-3986.
When: March 28, 8:30 AM-6:00 PM ET; March 29, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
Location: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, DC 22301
Participation: In-person and remote (via Zoom)


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wolbachc - Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Fabulous webinar.