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TMJ - The Jaw Connection


TMJ - The Jaw Connection A Self-Care Guide to Diagnosing and Managing This Hidden Ailment

By Greg Goddard, D.D.S.

A comprehensive guide empowering TMJ sufferers to uncover and treat this prevalent, often misdiagnosed ailment that plagues an estimated fifty million Americans. Many of us have TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) disorders without knowing it. Several seemingly unrelated conditions may indicate a jaw dysfunction. For instance, do you suffer from one or more of the following?

These and other signs should alert you that you may be pursuing a cure for a misdiagnosed condition that could be costing unnecessary time and expense as well as unwarranted medical tests and/or dental work.

The author, DR. GREG GODDARD, combines his extensive personal clinical experience with adjunctive therapies to help readers arrive at a treatment fitting their own circumstances. The role of muscles, joints, stress, tension, accidents, nutrition, dentistry and posture are among some of the topics explored.

Greg Goddard, D.D.S., is associate clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCSF school of Dentistry and a faculty member at the UCSF Center for Orofacial Pain. He also works half time at the Native American Health Center in San Francisco and Oakland, where he was the Dental Director for 30 years. He is a member of the Academy of Orofacial Pain and a Diplomate of The American Board of Orofacial Pain. Dr Goddard is certified for Dental acupuncture by the state of California. email:

ISBN: 0-943358-35-3 5 1⁄4 x 8 1⁄4 Paperback 200 pages