TMJ is a condition that includes the many symptoms listed on this site. Your understanding the broad scope of this illness is very important for your recovery from disruption it causes to your health. Dr. Shapiro, a TMJ specialist, has found in over 30 years of clinical experience TMJ is part of a pain condition that affects and is affected from other parts of the body. Dr. Shapiro understands how pain can alter your life because he has personally been a pain patient and has experienced the challenges it causes in every day existence. Take a look around our site and learn if a TMJ treatment is what you need.