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Clinical Study Title

Transition from Acute to Chronic Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

Description/Purpose of the Study

Study Description/Purpose: To recruit people with recent-onset, acute TMD in order to identify the factors that predict risk of transition from acute to chronic TMD. Participation consists of a series of questionnaires from home or online, a clinic visit (about 3 hrs) at the UNC-CH Dental School, a 6-month follow-up clinic visit, and completion of 4 health questionnaires over the next 12 months. Participants who successfully complete all study activities will receive up to $240.

IRB Study #: 13-0780
Principal Investigator: Gary Slade, DDPH, PhD
UNC Department: Endodontics


Inclusion Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Contact Information

If you are interested in seeing if you qualify for this Clinical Study, please send an email to
or call 877-810-9530 ext 503.

Phone: 877-810-9530 ext 503