Section T.M.J.

Section Chairman, North America
Gregory Ness

Ohio State University

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Columbus, Ohio, USA 

Section Members

Louis Mercuri

Rush University Medical Center; TMJ Concepts

Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Gary Warburton

University of Maryland

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Mark Wong

University of Texas, Houston

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Houston, Texas, USA

Goals and tasks of the t.m.j. section

Education and research of the TMJ Section focus on two main topics: On open reduction and osteosynthesis of fractures of the condylar process of the mandible and on the surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders.

News of the section T.M.J.

S.O.R.G. Europe

The Vienna TMJ course is a steady landmark in our Annual S.O.R.G. Academy program. Participants are obviously willing to take even longest travelling in order to get familiar with arthrocentisis, TMJ endoscopy versus open TMJ surgery. ". more...

S.O.R.G. - Meet the Experts - Trauma Surgery of the Fractured Condyle of the Mandible - Current Concepts and Innovations

Framing the 2014 S.O.R.G. TMJ Course end of October with a lovely Indian summer and charming flair, Dresden hosted again a fully booked masterclass TMJ course, attracting almost 50 international participants, eager to deepen their knowledge in Trauma surgery of the fractured condyle of the mandible first and then mostly taking advantage of the joint meeting with the Vienna TMJ course right after.

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Vienna calling – S.O.R.G. TMJ course 2013 returns to Vienna

After last year’s interims stay at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, the S.O.R.G. TMJ course 2013 returns to the city of its origin, Vienna. Focusing on arthroscopic versus open Temporomandibular Joint surgery, this course has certainly seen the “who is who” in this specific medical discipline.  more...

Endoscopic versus open TMJ surgery the Dutch way

Doctors treating patients suffering from chronic TMJ pain have a wide scope of different options: Besides conservative treatment puncturing the joint and doing arthrocentesis and lavage techniques.  more...