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TMJ Study Group (Jaw Ache) - UK

Welcome to our website which contains information about Temperomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders, headaches, migraines, tinnitus, etc., the history and rationale of our study group and the list of our practitioners. Since the BSSCMD was founded in 1994 we have invited guest lecturers to our evening study meetings and organised Symposia. As you will see it is like a list from the Who's Who of TMJ treatment including nearly all the top world authorities on this subject:


Paul Chek
Holistic Health Practitioner and Neuro Muscular Therapist. Founder of the C.H.E.K Institute

Dr. Granville Langly-Smith
Specialist Orthodontist

Dr. Rob Chatfield
Holistic Dentist with a special interest in Orthopaedics and Orthodontics

Dr. Barry Glassman
Diplomate of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics. He is the Co-Medical Director of the St. Lukes Headache Centre.

Dr. Robert W. Christiansen
- Oral Surgeon
Dr. Anthony Sims DDS
- Treatment of TMJ and Tourettes Syndrome

Dr M Ali MD
Integrated Medical Centre, London
Treatment of head neck and facial pain with physical therapy

Dr J Armstrong OBE BSc FRSC
Logical thought in relation to evidence based dentistry

Ms N Boodhoo BDS FDS, Dental Advisor to the Med.Prot.Soc.
Legal Implications of TMJ therapy

Mr K Bush MB BS London
Treatment of the painful cervical spine by injection

Dr R Choy, Nightingale Allergy and Nutrition Clinic, London
Migraine – its relationship to food intolerances diagnosed by kinesiological testing

Roger Coghill, Biologist
Effect of electronics and magnetism on physical energies

Mr P Emery, Department of Nutrition, Kings College London
Nutrition and Tissue Healing

Jonathan Frewling
Scenar Therapy

Professor Piero Cascone MD, PhD
Maxillofacial Surgeon, University of Rome 'La Spienza' Faculty of Medicine.

Professor Piet Haers M.D., D.M.D., F.D.S.R.C.S.
Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Professor M Harris FDS, Eastman Dental Hospital
The management of idiopathic facial pain

Ms J Harrison FDS M.Orth
The Cochrane Collaboration

Mr R Hensher FRCS Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon
Winfield Hospital Gloucester Christiansen Implants

Dr P Herbert MRCP MB BS General Medical Practitioner
Headaches and Migraine – a GP’s perspective

Mr I Hutchison FRCS Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Royal London Hospital
Indications for TMJ surgery

Professor A Isberg, Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, UMEA University, Sweden
Imaging Techniques of TMJ and Interpretation

Dr J Jecmen, USA
Chiropractic treatment and its relevance to the TM joint

Professor Richard Katzberg MD, USA
MRI of the TMJ

Mr N Kingsley, M.S.T.A.T

The Alexander Technique

Mr C Lessell MB BDS D.D.Hom
A homeopathic perspective of facial pain

Professor A Lewin, University of Witwaterand, S Africa
A personal perspective of the TMJ

Dr K Lotzof FRCR, Consultant Radiologist, Edgware & Barnet Hospital

TMJ Imaging Techniques

Professor P McNaughton, Head of Physiology, Kings College London

‘How do nerve cells respond to pain’

Mr V Mahadevan, Reader in Anatomy at Royal College of Surgeons London
Study day on the functional and clinical anatomy of the trigeminal nerve at the Royal College of Surgeons, London

Mr D Mahony BDS M.Orth
Current concepts in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics

Mr N Mendoza FRCS, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Charing Cross Hospital, London
Trigeminal Neuralgia, surgical and non surgical treatment

Professor Franco Mongini MD, Italy
Pathophysiology of cranio-facial pain and TMJ disorders
TMJ disorders vs muscle pain/facial pain

Professor J P Moss PhD FDS. former Professor of Orthodontics, Royal London Hospital
Electromygraphic Studies and Malocclusion

Mr N Nasser FRCS Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital London
Surgical treatment for TM disorders – the disc plication procedure

Dr D O’Flynn, Medical Practitioner

Integrated Medicine including Wilson’s Thyroid System

Dr S Olmos, Clinical Director TMJ Therapy Centre, California, USA
Joint vibration analysis

Caroline Laurence,
Cranial Osteopathy

Professor A Pullinger, Professor and Chair of Orofacial Pain, UCLA School of Dentistry, USA

Professor R Ricketts M.S. DDS, Professor Loma Linda University, USA
Biology/diagnosis and treatment of TMD

Dr P Rosted, Consultant medical acupuncturist, Weston Park Hospital Sheffield
Facial pain and acupuncture

Dr W Shankland, Director of TMJ and Facial Pain Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Dr C Sherlock MRC Psych. Radcliffe Hospital Oxford
Adaptation for TMJ dysfunction

Dr B Stack DDS M.S. ,Co-Founder American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
Total body movement disorders associated with TMD/craniofacial pain disorders

Professor R Tallents, Clinical Professor University of Rochester, Eastman Dental Centre, USA

Mr D Timms FDS, Hon Consultant Royal Preston Hospital
Rapid maxillary expansion and otitis media with effusion

Dr W Walker, Consultant Radiologist, Guildford
MRI scanning of the TMJ

Mr H Walters FDS
Video arthrography of the TMJ

Dr. Ian Walters, Sydney, Australia

Facial Asymmetry

Mr. Peter Valentine

Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon, Otogy & Balance Disorders

Angela Caine

Bodygym and Voice Coach

Andrew Jackson

CHEK Practitioner

Dr. Joanna Zakrzewska

Pain, Trigeminal Nerve and Evidence based dentistry

Dr. John Mew

Dr. Malcolm Levinkind

Grahame Mann

Specialist in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

Dr. Jonathan Howat D.C., D.I.C.S., F.I.C,S, (paeds), F.C.C, (Cranio)

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Page last updated 28.02.2011

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