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We found 8 providers with an interest in temporomandibular joint disorder and who accept Coventry HSA near Marlton, NJ.

Dr. Peter Charles Vitanzo Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
999 Route 73
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Vitanzo specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Vitanzo at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Vitanzo is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Brian M Smith, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6200 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Brian Smith is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Smith has indicated that his clinical interests include temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), reconstructive surgery, and trauma. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Smith completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Smith include: South Jersey Magazine; "Top Dentist"; and Philadelphia Magazine.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Carl Angelo Bifano
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6200 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Carl Bifano practices oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cooper University Health Care and Temple University Hospital (TUH). For his professional training, Dr. Bifano completed residency programs at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Philadelphia General Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Bifano is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

All Interests: Facial Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Facial Reconstruction

Dr. Mark Spencer Rekant, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1888 E Marlton Pike; Suites E & F
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Rekant practices hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Rekant's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and elbow pain. His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rekant accepts. Dr. Rekant is accepting new patients. After attending UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Pedro Kirkor Beredjiklian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
999 Route 73 North; Third Floor
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Pedro Beredjiklian works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Beredjiklian include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Dr. Beredjiklian is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Riddle Hospital. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency training at Hospital for Special Surgery and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The average patient rating for Dr. Beredjiklian is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2012,2011,2010 and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Beredjiklian is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Steven Mark Raikin, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
999 Route 73 North
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Raikin is a physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Raikin obtained his medical school training at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and performed his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, dislocation, and pain. Patient ratings for Dr. Raikin average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Raikin has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Alexander Richard Vaccaro, PhD, MD, DO
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
888 Route 73 North; Third Floor
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Alexander Vaccaro is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include hip replacement, laminectomy, and spinal cord injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Vaccaro attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Jefferson University Hospitals. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Vaccaro takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Vaccaro include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Matthew Lee Ramsey, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
999 Route 73 North
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Matthew Ramsey is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Ramsey's areas of expertise include shoulder dislocation, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Ramsey has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs and Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)?

TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, the little round joint that lies in front of your ear between the temporal bone (your cheek bone) and the mandible (your lower jaw.) Often people use the acronym “TMJ” to refer to temporomandibular joint dysfunction or disorder - that is, pain and stiffness in this joint and the muscles around it.

TMJ can cause a wide variety of symptoms related to the movement of the jaw. They can include earaches, headaches, an inability to open the mouth very far, painful clicking or popping noises when chewing or talking, and stiffness or pain in the jaw, face, or neck. Sometimes TMJ symptoms seem to go in cycles, getting better or going away for a while only to come back again. Symptoms can be mild and not very bothersome, or so persistent and painful as to be almost debilitating.

There can be many potential causes of TMJ. An injury or trauma to the jaw, arthritis, or grinding the teeth can all contribute to TMJ. The temporomandibular joint contains a small disc of cartilage that allows it to move smoothly, and this disc can become dislocated or torn. Sometimes the cause is unknown. There are no standard tests for TMJ, and it can be difficult to diagnose and treat.

Mild cases of TMJ may benefit from self-care such as eating soft foods, practicing stress management techniques, and applying ice packs to the jaw. NSAIDS, such as ibuprofen, can be purchased without a prescription and work to reduce pain and inflammation. Some dentists and occupational therapists can suggest stretching techniques for the jaw which may help relieve stiffness. More serious cases may require a form of splinting called a stabilization splint or bite plate, which helps reduce pressure on the joint. Extreme cases may benefit from arthroscopic surgery on the joint.