Professional Organizations

Professional Organizations and Other Resourses – The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain is an organization of about 500 dentists and other clinicians who treat TMJ. – The TMJ Association is a non-clinical group of TMJ sufferers. This site contains in-depth information of diagnosis and treatments from a patient’s perspective. The University of Washington’s department of radiology web site contains diagrams and explanations of TMJ anatomy. – The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, a department of the National Institutes of Health.– the web site for the oldest and largest journal for TMJ practitioners. Research and educational materials by Dr. Wes Shankland-includes new research on the effects of taking glucosamine/chondroitin for TMJ.


Several academies of professional organizations related to TMJ: The International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics The American Equilibration Society The American Academy of Orofacial Pain. American Dental Education Association

Academy of General Denistry

American Academy of Pediatric Dentists

American Academy of Periodontology

American Board of General Dentistry

American Dental Education

Association American Dental Hygiene

Association American Association of Public Health Dentistry

American College of Prosthodontists

International / American Assoication of Dental Research Oral Health America Some links to topics not directly related to “TMJ” or Chronic Pain:

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