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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
At Children’s Hospital Boston, we believe that the first step in treating your child’s temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is forming an accurate and complete diagnosis.
While there is no standard test to identify TMD, your child’s symptoms and a physical exam will be adequate for diagnosis.
The physical examination includes:
The doctor will also review your child’s dental and medical history before making a diagnosis and starting treatment.
If your child's doctor wants more information about the health of the joint and any possible misalignment of the jaw, she may order any of the following tests:
After we complete all necessary tests, Children’s experts from the oral and maxillofacial surgery department, dentistry or otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) may meet to review and discuss what their findings.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”