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Therapies for TMJ by Understanding Unique Characteristics Versus Appendicular Joints



2021 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session

The 99th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR was to be held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, from July 21-24, 2021 as a Virtual Experience.

The recordings in this library from the meeting are a selection of the science that was to be presented as part of the General Session. These recordings give you the opportunity to participate in the meeting and hear from leading researchers. The recordings include IADR Distinguished Lecture Series speakers, the IADR Academy and symposia from a collection of scientific groups and networks.

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Session Description 
Despite substantial evidence of definitive differences between the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and appendicular joints, the TMJ has frequently been considered analogous to other joints thus moderating the identification and implementation of specific therapeutic, diagnostic and preventive strategies for its disorders. The known differences between appendicular and temporomandibular joints range from its ontology, development, function, organization, histology, and the pathogenesis and epidemiology of TMJ disorders. This symposium will compare and contrast the contemporary understanding on the differences between TMJ vs appendicular joints that point to potential precision driven therapies and diagnostics and propose future directions for continued discovery. It is expected that current understanding and future discoveries will further help dissect the complex and unique nature of TMJ function, organization, anatomy and cellular/molecular functions leading to implementation of novel and joint-specific therapeutic and regenerative approaches.

Learning Objectives
  • To enhance an understanding of the distinct characteristics of the TMJ vs appendicular joints in health and disease.
  • To provide new information on the complex and unique nature of TMJ function, organization, anatomy and cellular/molecular functions.
  • To introduce cutting edge approaches for regenerative technologies and therapies specific to the TMJ.
Presentation Date
July 24, 2021

Presenters
Jian Feng - Unconventional Roles of Tendon Cells During TMJ Growth and Hypophosphatemia Rickets
Alice Goodwin - Understanding Adaptive Remodeling in the TMJ
Sunil Kapila - Estrogen-Mediated Targeted Degradation of the TMJ
Denis Evseenko - Novel Drug Candidate for Therapy of Arthritis of the TMJ

Sponsoring Groups/Networks
Craniofacial Biology Research, Mineralized Tissue, Stem Cell Biology Research

CE Credits
1.5 Hours

Financial Interest Disclosure:
NONE

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