Misconception in TMD treatment

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) in one of the most common complaints in the orofacial region. For most patients, internet is the first venue to gather information regarding treatment approaches. This talk will highlight the misconception found on many websites regarding TMD treatment.

Learning objectives:

  1. Discuss the use of the internet for obtaining healthcare information.
  2. Highlight the misconceptions found online regarding TMD treatment.
  3. Review the current peer-reviewed treatment guidelines for TMD.

Bhavik Desai, DMD, PhD
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine