Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) Pediatric Research and Clinical Trials

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Contact the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery

  • 1-617-355-7252

Research & Innovation

Physicians and researchers in Children’s Hospital Boston’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 with the goal of diagnosing this condition as early as possible.  You can read more on this study here.

Dr. Abramowicz has also researched and compared different TMJ reconstruction systems including custom and Bioment prostheses.

Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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