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National Academy of Medicine Study on Temporomandibular Disorders

  • Jan 18, 2019

The first meeting of the National Academy of Medicine Committee on Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD): From Research Discoveries to Clinical Treatment will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C. 

An ad hoc committee will convene to address the current state of knowledge regarding TMD research, education and training, safety and efficacy of clinical treatments of TMD, and burden and costs associated with TMD. The committee will identify approaches to advance basic, translational, and clinical research in the field. The committee’s findings, conclusions, and recommendations will also inform development of policies related to evidence-based treatment and clinical management of TMD patients.

The afternoon session, scheduled from 1:30-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, will offer the public an opportunity to understand the study's Statement of Task, and listen to presentations from key stakeholders.* The afternoon session will be available via webcast; however you will need to register. For those in the D.C. area, you are welcome to attend the meeting in person although registration is limited due to room capacity. The agenda and registration links can be found here.

*Please note there will be no public comment time at the January meeting, however, the committee will hold a patient/public stakeholder and public comment session at the committee’s March workshop (date TBD). 

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