It’s estimated that tens of millions of men, women, and children suffer from TMJ and TMD many of
Symptoms of TMJ disorders
Signs or symptoms of TMDs include pain and tenderness in or around the ear, the jaw joint, or the muscles of the jaw, face or temples. Other symptoms are problems opening or closing your mouth, and a clicking, popping, crunching or grinding noise when you chew, yawn or open your mouth. TMDs may be linked with neck pain and headaches. If you have any of these symptoms, tell your dentist and your doctor.
What is Temporomandibular Disease (TMD)?
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the name of the joint located on either side of your head, just in front of your ears. These joints connect your mandible (jawbone) to your temporal bone (skull). The TMJ, which can rotate and move forward,
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After a thorough examination and, if needed, appropriate x-rays,
As part of the treatment plan, a referral to a physiotherapist, a chiropractor or a behavioural therapist may be necessary to help you ease muscle pain. Other treatment options may include medicine for pain, inflammation or tense muscles.