At Penn Medicine, our oral and maxillofacial surgeons are internationally renowned and true pioneers in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery. 

Seeing some of the highest volumes of joint surgery in the country, the Penn Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disease has extensive experience performing complex joint and combined jaw surgeries. This type of experience translates into a better experience and improved outcomes for our patients.

At the forefront of medical and surgical science, our physicians and researchers are involved in basic science and clinical research that allows us to continuously improve treatment outcomes, prognosis and prevention of temporomandibular disease. 

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The Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disease Team

The Penn Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disease is recognized internationally for its treatment of conditions involving TMJ. Our experts in oral surgery, oral medicine and oral rehabilitation perform some of the highest volumes of TMJ surgeries in the country, which helps ensure a better patient experience and improved outcomes.

Center for TMJ Disease Director

Eric J. Granquist, DMD, MD, an Assistant Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, is the director for the Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disease at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Granquist received his DMD from the University of Connecticut and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Dr. Granquist has active practices at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn at Radnor, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His research interests include: facial trauma, maxillofacial infections, and especially, TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) disorders.

In This Section

TMJ Conditions

Penn Medicine physicians diagnose and treat temporomandibular joint disorders as well as conditions that affect the joint.

TMJ Total Joint Replacement Remote Second Opinion

Through our remote, online program, we are now offering second opinions for TMJ total joint replacements to patients in select locations.

TMJ Treatments

There are a variety of options available, both surgical and non-surgical, to treat temporomandibular joint disorders.

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

As part of its leading-edge care, the Penn Center for TMJ Disease offers Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) to help ensure the best possible outcomes for TMJ total joint replacement surgery.

What to Expect

Learn more about about what to expect and how to prepare for your visit to the Penn Center for Temporomandibular Joint Disease.

Post-Operative Virtual Visit

You may qualify for a post-op virtual visit through our secure patient platform, myPennMedicine, as a follow up to your oral maxillofacial surgery. Connect with your doctor or nurse from the comfort of your home or wherever you may be.

Treatment Team Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

This multidisciplinary team of oral surgeons, oral medicine physicians and oral rehabilitation physicians have extensive experience and see among the highest volumes of joint surgery patients in the country.

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