The meaning of Temporomandibular Joint Day Inauguration and the Role of Dentists

턱관절의 날 제정 의의와 치과의사의 역할

  • Lee, Sang-Goo (Seoul Mai Dental Clinic)
  • 이상구 (서울메이치과의원)
  • Published : 2020.05.31

Abstract

The Korean Academy of Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine inaugurated Temporomandibular Joint Day in November 9th, 2018 and aimed to emphasize the importance of the temporomandibular joint in maintaining overall orofacial health and celebrates the benefits of proper treatment of its related disorders including temporomandibular disorders to raise awareness of the public on significant temporomandibular joint-related conditions. Three essential statements were made on this memorable day as below: 1) Dentists of Korea are responsible of maintaining a healthy status of the temporomandibular joint of the people. 2) Dentists of Korea strive for the research and management of temporomandibular joint related conditions 3) November 9th is annually celebrated as the Temporomandibular Joint Day in Korea.

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