TMJ Dysfunction

About TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joint connects the jawbone to the skull. Up to 10 million people suffer from painful temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

TMJ Dysfunction symptoms

Signs you May Be Suffering from TMJ Dysfunction

  • Locked jaw
  • Limited jaw movement
  • Painful Clicking
  • Pain in the face and neck
  • Difficulty chewing

Recovering From TMJ Dysfunction

There are multiple causes for TMD. An injury, such as a car accident or a blow to the face can lead to TMD. Also, emotional stress causing jaw clenching or teeth grinding can cause TMD. 

If you’re suffering from TMD, call us today so we can help ease your jaw pain.