Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) Pediatric Research and Clinical Trials

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Research & Innovation

Physicians and researchers in Boston Children’s Hospital’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program combine a tradition of surgical excellence with innovative research. 

Current research projects include: 

  • Shelly Abramowicz, DMD, MPH, is using MRI to study TMD in children with arthritis in order to diagnose the condition as early as possible. Read more on this study here.

    Dr. Abramowicz has also researched and compared different TMJ reconstruction systems.
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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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