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Call for Comments: National Academies Study on Temporomandibular Disorders

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (the National Academies) is soliciting public comments to help inform the deliberations of a new consensus study committee. The committee is tasked with reviewing the state of the science surrounding temporomandibular disorders (TMD), as well as education and training, safety and efficacy of clinical treatments of TMD, and burden and costs associated with TMD. The committee is tasked with bringing fresh perspectives to the challenges of TMD research, care and education. More information can be found on the study’s website.

Persons wishing to provide written comments should email tmdstudy@nas.edu. Please note that any written information shared with the committee will be placed in our Public Access File and may be provided to the public upon request.

Additionally, the committee will hold a public comment period as part of a workshop in Washington, DC on Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29. The public comment period will be on Thursday, March 28 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Individuals wishing to provide comments at the meeting must register. Remote participation is possible for the public comment period. Individual commenters will be limited to five minutes.

Published on March 13, 2019


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