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.
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.