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TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint)

Treatment for TMJ

The exact causes of TMJ can vary and may involve factors such as jaw injury, arthritis, teeth grinding or clenching (bruxism), stress, and misalignment of the jaw or teeth. Diagnosing TMD typically involves a thorough dental and medical history, physical examination, and possibly imaging tests like X-rays.

Common Symptoms of TMJ

The term “TMJ” refers to a set of disorders known as temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) or temporomandibular disorders. TMD refers to a group of conditions that affect the TMJ as well as the muscles, ligaments, and other structures that surround it. These illnesses can result in a wide range of symptoms and pain, including:

Jaw Pain

Jaw Clicking or Popping

Jaw Locking

Headaches